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  Char-Em United Way and the Local Board of the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program recently completed distribution of over $36,937 in federal funds to support local food and shelter programs in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. United Way is the local administrator of the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).  Emmet County...
Need a ride to or from work or appointments? Can you give a ride? Northwest Michigan Council of Goverments hosts the Ride Share Connection. Check it out.
Char-Em United Way and FamilyWize are proud to announce that their partnership has saved the people living and working in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties more than $200,000 on everyday prescription costs. The free FamilyWize drug discount card is distributed by Char-Em United Way. “No one should be forced to choose between paying for food, rent or...
Federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program were just announced for our counties. Emmet County receives $3,988 and Charlevoix Co. receives $3,137 for a total of $7,125. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Lorraine Manary. Download an...
Thanks to everyone who made our recent Small Business Blitz a success.  On September 27, United Way volunteers visited and called nearly 1,000 small businesses in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. As of today, 131 business and individual donors contributed to United Way during the Blitz – 71 of them new donors, with donations still coming in.  We...
Help set community health priorities for Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.   Your input is important.   These will be incorporated in Char-Em United Way's funding priorities for 2013 and beyond, as well as guide larger community health initiatives.  Emmet CountyMonday, October 29 6-9 PMHealth Department, Harbor-Petoskey Rd. Charlevoix...
The 10th Annual Day of Caring connected 624 volunteers in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties with 68 service projects with local non-profit community agencies, the elderly community, cities and counties. Held on the National Day of Service and Remembrance on 9/11, this Char-Em United Way event promotes community volunteerism and gives people the...
The health and human service hotline is now available 24/7/365 to residents of Emmet and Charlevoix Counties.  For the full story or to download a flyer.
You are invited to the Kickoff of the 2012 Char-Em United Way Campaign and Day of Caring.  A kickoff breakfast is planned for Wednesday September 19 at 7:30 a.m. simultaneously at two locations:  Fletch's, Audi Showroom, in Petoskey and Harbor Industries, in Charlevoix.United Way Campaign Co-Chairs, Charlevoix County Sheriff Don Schneider and...
Volunteers make Char-Em United Way’s Stuff the Bus a Success!   Dozens of volunteers from many local businesses and organizations helped collect school supplies during Char-Em United Way’s 5th Annual Stuff the Bus which will benefit students in Charlevoix and Emmet County schools.   Each year during the back-to-school season, Char-Em...

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