Thursday, September 15, 2011
To many– both year-round and seasonal residents – northern Michigan’s natural beauty seems idyllic. But behind the sun and fun, many of our neighbors’ lives are anything but idyllic. Many are living on the edge; unable to provide their families with a living wage, decent housing, adequate food, and the stability they need. United Way is here year round. We see the needs and get the requests for assistance. We are working to address our community’s needs for effective Education, Income and Health programs. We know which programs are meeting those needs, effectively and efficiently.Education By most measures, the local education system...
Sunday, June 5, 2011
The United Way Campaign for the Common Good will mobilize millions of people and organizations across the country to take action and improve the education, income and health of America's communities. The campaign kicks off with a focus on education and an ambitious goal to cut the high school dropout rate in half.