5 ways to volunteer and help families this winter

5 ways to volunteer and help families this winter

The decorations are down and the holiday festivities have ended. This can only mean one thing: The start of a new year, and with it,...

January 4, 2019

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Volunteer spotlight: Federal Reserve Bank makes a commitment to giving back

Volunteer spotlight: Federal Reserve Bank makes a commitment to giving back

Volunteering can be addictive. Just ask Wendy Brock. Wendy, a cash operations specialist with Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch, began volunteering with her...

December 19, 2018

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A new holiday volunteer tradition: Adopt a family this season

A new holiday volunteer tradition: Adopt a family this season

Baking cookies. Decorating the house. Singing songs. Everyone has their favorite holiday traditions. For Shelly Rubenfire, it’s giving back to families in need.  Every year, Shelly adopts...

December 5, 2018

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Volunteer Partner Spotlight: Zaman International

Volunteer Partner Spotlight: Zaman International

How we spend our time says a lot about what’s important to us—from visits with friends and family to hours spent on a project or...

November 15, 2018

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Volunteer Spotlight: EY Detroit staff give 1,300 hours for annual Connect Day

Volunteer Spotlight: EY Detroit staff give 1,300 hours for annual Connect Day

Will Love begins his day surrounded by clothing and shoes. One by one, he arranges the items by size – suit jackets to the left, button-down shirts...

October 26, 2018

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Volunteer Spotlight: Building brighter futures with Oakland Family Services

Volunteer Spotlight: Building brighter futures with Oakland Family Services

Sometimes families face challenges they cannot resolve on their own. Fortunately, help is available. United Way for Southeastern Michigan works with nonprofit partners across the...

September 28, 2018

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Volunteers make Meet Up and Eat Up a summer success

Volunteers make Meet Up and Eat Up a summer success

In neighborhoods across the state, block parties are synonymous with summer. The sound of music playing coupled with the promise of food, friends, and fun is...

August 29, 2018

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Christine Trice named staff volunteer of the year

Christine Trice named staff volunteer of the year

A little bit of time and effort makes a big difference. Just ask Christine Trice, 2-1-1 Community Care Specialist at United Way for Southeastern Michigan....

August 22, 2018

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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Quicken Loans

Volunteer Spotlight: Quicken Loans

Being prepared for your first job takes more than good grades. For some local high schoolers, it’s never too early to gain experience and prepare...

June 28, 2018

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