United Way, Red Cross combine efforts to save lives

United Way, Red Cross combine efforts to save lives

This June, a Southeastern Michigan family stepped out of their house for a few minutes while dinner was cooking. They returned to find smoke billowing out...

July 30, 2018

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Sergio Marchionne, friend of Detroit, United Way, remembered as humanitarian

Sergio Marchionne, friend of Detroit, United Way, remembered as humanitarian

Today, the world mourns the loss of automotive magnate and philanthropist Sergio Marchionne, who died at age 66. His passion and commitment to our Greater...

July 25, 2018

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Five questions with Dr. Darienne Driver: A glimpse into her leadership style and the future of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Five questions with Dr. Darienne Driver: A glimpse into her leadership style and the future of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Dr. Darienne Driver will undoubtedly bring new perspectives as a former superintendent and educator, and as the first woman and woman of color to lead...

July 11, 2018

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Basic needs partners help United Way build a stronger safety net

Basic needs partners help United Way build a stronger safety net

Forty percent of Americans struggle to afford basic needs like housing, child care, food, health care and transportation. For many, one minor financial setback can...

June 1, 2018

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Uniting through data, discussion and collaboration

Uniting through data, discussion and collaboration

While Southeastern Michigan unemployment numbers continue to drop, wages have stagnated. The median household incomes for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties have fallen 22 percent...

May 17, 2018

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A fond farewell from our CEO Herman Gray

A fond farewell from our CEO Herman Gray

Nearly three years ago, I began an incredible journey as president and CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan. We've been able to address social...

December 14, 2017

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5 ways to give back during the holiday season

5 ways to give back during the holiday season

The holiday season is a great time for giving—and not just gifts to your friends and family. Studies show that giving back is good for your...

December 7, 2017

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Thanks for Giving

Thanks for Giving

This Thanksgiving, I hope you're able to celebrate the holiday with friends and family and a bountiful feast. Each year, my family takes a moment...

November 22, 2017

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Living United is a lifestyle

Living United is a lifestyle

Editor's note: United Way Brand Ambassador Mahogany Jones shares her volunteer experience at United Way's Find Your Future: Career Exploration Fair. Learn about more volunteer...

November 21, 2017

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Furniture Bank and United Way: Fresh paint and a lengthy partnership

Furniture Bank and United Way: Fresh paint and a lengthy partnership

If you take a peek inside the Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan warehouse, you’ll find it to be more of a bright, beautiful and inviting...

November 1, 2017

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