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April 26, 2016 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) United Way of Washtenaw County’s Young Leaders Society partnered with Ypsilanti’s Erickson Elementary by investing $10,000 to promote a grade-level reading program called Club Connect.  Funds supported the creation of a Reading Oasis in the school, stocked with over 1000 books, and online out-of-school reading resources for students as well as parent engagement tools. A beautiful mural painted by teacher Stacy...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – (Jan. 14, 2016) – St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has pledged $250,000 annually to the Washtenaw Coordinated Funders collaboration to support health and human service agencies that serve Washtenaw County. "We are so pleased to support the good work that is being done here in Washtenaw County," said Dave Brooks, president, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston hospitals. "This unique collaboration model has created a coordinated...
United Way of Washtenaw County and FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, today announced that Washtenaw County residents saved $318,264 on prescription costs, as a result of the successful partnership between the two organizations.   FamilyWize, a long-time partner of United Way, works with nearly 1,000 local United Ways to help make all...

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