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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Give with your kids this summer using United Way’s volunteer portal

Give with your kids this summer using United Way’s volunteer portal

Struggling to get your kids to step away from the screen and volunteer this summer? It's as simple as dusting off your own work gloves....

June 25, 2018

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‘A community effort’: Hundreds give back for National Volunteer Week

‘A community effort’: Hundreds give back for National Volunteer Week

Not even a mid-April snow shower could keep hundreds of volunteers from showing up throughout Southeastern Michigan for this year’s National Volunteer Week — Detroit...

April 23, 2018

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Volunteer Partner Spotlight: CARE House of Oakland County

Volunteer Partner Spotlight: CARE House of Oakland County

When children who have suffered trauma and abuse come to CARE House of Oakland County, the first thing they do is pick out a stuffed...

April 20, 2018

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Nearly 1,000 volunteers set to join United Way for National Volunteer Week

Nearly 1,000 volunteers set to join United Way for National Volunteer Week

In preparation for this year’s National Volunteer Week, we only had to look across from our headquarters to our partner EY, who provided the inspiration...

April 12, 2018

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Volunteer partner spotlight: International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit

Volunteer partner spotlight: International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit

  Located on Kirby Street in Detroit’s ever-evolving midtown, the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit offers a global community for new immigrants and native Detroiters...

January 19, 2018

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EY: Committed to building a stronger Detroit with United Way

EY: Committed to building a stronger Detroit with United Way

We believe great things happen when we Live United. And our partners continue to prove that through employee giving campaigns and volunteerism. EY is one such...

December 1, 2017

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