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ANN ARBOR, MI (July 2, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced its COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund) has invested their final round of funding totaling $192,545 in grants to 13 nonprofit organizations and groups responding to critical needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County. In total United Way invested $1,050,000 into the community and funded 64 grants to agencies and groups serving Washtenaw County....
  ANN ARBOR, MI (June 11, 2020) - United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announces a National Day of Virtual Action brought to you by VolunteerWashtenaw.org, UWWC’s Volunteer Center and the Emerging Philanthropists. Join us on Friday, June 19 for National Day of Action to put UWWC’s mission into action by improving the building blocks for a good quality of life.   Traditionally held on the longest day of the year, Day of Action invites volunteers...
Our community is suffering. We see you. We hurt with you and we are here for you. The past week of death and racist violence has been disheartening, disturbing and incomprehensible. The brutality of George Floyd’s death, along with so many other Black lives, requires us to raise our voices, to fight against racism, to end repressive use of force by police, to demand change and advocate for dismantling systemic and institutional racist structures...
ANN ARBOR, MI (May 21, 2020) - United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) invites the community to participate in a special COVID-19 Edition of its original 21-Day Equity Challenge to build the 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...
Concentrate Media featured United Way of Washtenaw County in a recent article on how the distributions made to local nonprofits from the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund have impacted our community. read more on the article here. We appreciate Concentrate covering this portion of our work.   All grants awarded can be accessible on our website here.
United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Funding Distributes Third Round of Funding Bringing Total to $772,455 to 44 Organizations   ANN ARBOR, MI (May 1, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced its COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund) has invested a third round of funding totaling $115,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations and groups responding to critical needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County. The...
United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Funding Reaches One Million Dollar Goal ANN ARBOR, MI (April 22, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced its COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund) has achieved its $1-million-dollar goal.  The Fund’s goal of $1million was achieved with help from local foundations, individual donors and businesses.  Lead gifts from the Song Foundation , Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and The Weiser Family...
United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Funding Distributes Second Round of Funding Bringing Total to $667,500 to 38 Organizations  ANN ARBOR, MI (April 17, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced its COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund) has invested a second round of funding totaling $212,000 in grants to another 13 nonprofit organizations and groups responding to critical needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw...
United Way of Washtenaw County Announces Three New Board Members ANN ARBOR, MI (April 16, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County is pleased to announce new board members for the 2020- 2021 year. Each member is committed to advancing the mission and vision of United Way while building stronger communities.   The following members were elected to the United Way of Washtenaw County board: Marjorie Dixon is an Ann Arbor native and a partner with the...
United Way COVID-19 Community Relief Funding grants $454,000 to 25 Organizations ANN ARBOR, MI (April 11, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced its COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund) has invested an initial $454,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and groups responding to critical needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County. The funds were deployed less than one week after the grant portal was opened...

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