Press Releases

Welcome, members of the press!

For all media inquiries, contact Vickie Winn, director of public relations, at 313-288-0893 or

The public relations director is responsible for United Way’s media relations, which includes the dissemination of press releases, handling all media inquiries and assisting in the coordination of interviews with the organization’s president, executives and staff.

Our goal is to provide you with accurate information in a prompt manner.

Spirit of Detroit gets new shirt

Editor’s note: This article was initially published at Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press The Spirit of Detroit statue got a wardrobe change at sunrise today to a white United Way shirt. The nonprofit organization marks...

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RUBIN: New paths for United Way and its personal poet

Editor’s note: This article initially appeared in the Detroit News. Neal Rubin, The Detroit News These were the earnest young men and women from City Year Detroit, most of them fresh from college, serving 11-month tours to help s...

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