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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Labor and United Way: Celebrating our shared commitment to volunteerism

Labor and United Way: Celebrating our shared commitment to volunteerism

Andella White has spent a lifetime giving back. As a union member, she has volunteered with a wide range of service organizations for more than...

September 5, 2019

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More than just a meal: United Way and partners build a healthier, happier summer

More than just a meal: United Way and partners build a healthier, happier summer

It’s just after 10 a.m. on a Friday, and Mellisa Burrell’s one-year-old granddaughter Raylynn is already tugging at her hip and telling her that it’s...

August 2, 2019

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Wayne Metro makes nutrition fun at summer meal sites

Wayne Metro makes nutrition fun at summer meal sites

It’s not often that preschoolers are eager to eat their vegetables, but Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is working to change that. With the help...

August 2, 2019

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Clean plates, happy kids at Zaman International summer meals sites

Clean plates, happy kids at Zaman International summer meals sites

If a clean plate is an indicator of how much a child likes their food, then the chefs at Zaman International are surely doing something...

August 2, 2019

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Summer food grant makes more family meals a reality at Oakland Livingston Agency

Summer food grant makes more family meals a reality at Oakland Livingston Agency

Family meals are often lauded as a way to improve relationships, promote healthier food choices and build language skills in children. But it’s not always...

July 19, 2019

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ABCmouse: Now available for free at Detroit libraries

ABCmouse: Now available for free at Detroit libraries

In her 47 years of working at Detroit Public Library, there wasn’t much that could surprise a seasoned veteran like Lurine Carter —until they started...

May 25, 2018

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