What are you thankful for this season?

What are you thankful for this season?

The holiday season is an exciting time. It can also be busy and stressful. There are gatherings to plan, gifts to buy and celebrations to...

November 20, 2019

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United Way and Labor leadership partner to support working families

United Way and Labor leadership partner to support working families

As the sun rises over Downtown Detroit on Labor Day, Daryl Newman, president of the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO, arrives to fellowship with thousands of union...

September 12, 2019

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2-1-1 enhancements begin thanks to innovation powered by Roush

2-1-1 enhancements begin thanks to innovation powered by Roush

United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s 2-1-1 helpline is about to get supercharged through an investment from our partner Roush Industries. A $300,000 gift from Roush...

August 2, 2019

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Retirees use skills and expertise to make an impact through Alumni United 

Retirees use skills and expertise to make an impact through Alumni United 

A new United Way for Southeastern Michigan affinity group is putting decades of skills and expertise to work.  Alumni United is a group for individuals...

May 2, 2019

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Read our 2018 annual report

Read our 2018 annual report

Our 2017-18 annual report highlights all the ways United Way continued to make an impact last year in Education, Economic Prosperity and Health throughout Southeastern...

April 1, 2019

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Use your birthday to make a difference

Use your birthday to make a difference

There are endless ways to celebrate your birthday, from slices of cake shared among your closest friends to a quiet evening at home with takeout...

March 19, 2019

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Ford continues Big 3 legacy of car auction donations, raising $2.5M for United Way

Ford continues Big 3 legacy of car auction donations, raising $2.5M for United Way

?? On Jan. 19, Joe Hinrichs, President of Global Operations for Ford Motor Company and chair of our 2018/20 Community Giving Campaign, donned a special...

January 23, 2019

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Ford leads United Way marathon team of 260 runners, 100 volunteers

Ford leads United Way marathon team of 260 runners, 100 volunteers

Runners in the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon take to the streets, including hundreds supporting United Way through our Run United team. On October 20-21,...

October 12, 2018

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United Way sets ambitious goals for 2018-19 Community Giving Campaign

United Way sets ambitious goals for 2018-19 Community Giving Campaign

At night, Makeba Bacon works the late shift at an auto plant. But by day, she changes lives. The longtime volunteer, who has donated countless...

October 4, 2018

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More Than A Comeback

More Than A Comeback

What does it mean to Live United? Our new campaign video, once again starring Detroit poet Mahogany Jones, details the progress we've made, the need...

October 1, 2018

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