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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...
United Way Partners with FamilyWize to Offer Support for Residents to Access Delivery of Prescriptions (Ann Arbor, MI) – April 9, 2020 United Way of Washtenaw County is committed to connecting residents to prescription savings resources during the coronavirus pandemic through its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Community residents can call...
ANN ARBOR, MI (April 8, 2020)- United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) announced support from the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation  to maximize the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (Fund). The balance of the Fund, has grown significantly over the last four weeks with this gift from the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation. The Fund is to help meet emerging and critical needs in the community related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund ‘s goal is...
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% of 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,...

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