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ANN ARBOR, MI (March 30, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced support from Toyota to maximize the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund). The balance of the Fund, established earlier this month, has grown significantly after an infusion of $50,000 from Toyota. The Fund is to help meet emerging and critical needs in the community related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund ‘s goal is $1,000,000 and has met 60% of its goal with...
ANN ARBOR, MI (March 24, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced support from Google to maximize the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund). The Fund is to help meet emerging and critical needs in the community related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund ‘s goal is one million dollars and has met 60% of its goal with help from local Foundations, individual donors and businesses. “Google Ann Arbor is proud to join this effort,...
From our CEO: United Way will work tirelessly to provide relief from COVID-19  For nearly 100 years, United Way of Washtenaw County has been connecting people, resources and organizations together to create a thriving community for everyone. We are monitoring developments of this global pandemic — particularly for families in vulnerable communities in Washtenaw County.  In our region, 39% is households struggle to meet their basic needs. For...
ANN ARBOR, MI (March 19, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced a collaborative effort with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) to maximize the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund). The balance of the Fund, established on 3/10/20, has grown significantly after an infusion of $77,000 from AAACF. The Foundation encouraged all of its donors to support the Community Relief Fund and its donor-advised fund holders...
ANN ARBOR, MI (March 17, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced a COVID-19 Community Relief Fund had been established on 3/10/20 to help meet emerging and critical needs in the community related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund has grown to more than $150,000 with the support of the Song Foundation, individual donors and businesses. “The Song Foundation is proud to invest in the United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Fund and we...
ANN ARBOR, MI (March 15, 2020) United Way of Washtenaw County has launched an emergency relief fund to raise funds for the emerging and critical needs of the community due to the coronavirus pandemic.  With initial support from the Song Family Foundation, this fund’s goal is to raise more than $250,000 to offer emergency relief and ensure resources are available in Washtenaw County.   Nonprofit agencies anticipate a surge in neighborhood needs,...
ANN ARBOR, MI (March 13, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announces a COVID-19 Community Relief Fund has been established for people that want to donate to help meet emerging and critical needs in the community related the COVID-19 pandemic. “We know that additional resources will be necessary to meet the growing needs caused by the outbreak.,” shared Pam Smith, President and CEO of UWWC. “100% of the funds raised will be used to...
IF you need HELP Call 2-1-1  Our 24/7 hotline that can connect you to services in our community. IF you want to know more about the virus Washtenaw County Public Health Department is the designated source for information on the Coronavirus, visit the dedicated website. They update their website regularly as they receive new information.  Visit michigan.gov/coronavirus to receive more information from the MDHHS. Hear from Washtenaw County Health...
ANN ARBOR, MI (February 3, 2020) - United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) hosted a 21-Day Equity Challenge to build our community’s awareness on the ways that bias, prejudice, privilege, and oppression show up in our work and lives. UWWC has a vision that by 2030, your zip code will no longer predict your opportunity in life. At present, in Washtenaw County, it does.    “The United Way believed our community would embrace this challenging work...
United Way of Washtenaw County Announces Molly Dobson as 2020 Woman of the Year Leading Community Philanthropist to be honored at Power of the Purse event March 3, 2020 ANN ARBOR, MI (December 16, 2019) – Leading community philanthropist, Molly Dobson, with a lifetime of giving back to the community, has been selected by United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) Women United group as the 2020 Woman of the Year. Mrs. Dobson will be honored at UWWC’s...

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