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Monday, April 8, 2019
Join the fight for stronger Genesee & Shiawassee Counties when you make your spring gardening purchases at Wojo's.Wojo's will donate 10% of your purchase to United Way when you shop at their greenhouses on Saturday, May 4th and Saturday, June 1st. All you have to do is make your selections and tell the cashier you are shopping for United Way of Genesee County or show them this flyer on your...
Friday, March 22, 2019
 Two tornadoes touched down in Shiawassee County on Thursday, March 14, the biggest of which was categorized as an F2 storm. The severe weather caused extensive damage to hundreds of barns, businesses and houses, and completely destroyed the homes of 20 families. United Way of Genesee County has pledged our assistance with the community’s recovery from these destructive storms through monetary...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Each year, United Way partners with the Flint Firebirds to host Live United Hockey Night. Last Saturday, United Way and UAW faced off in a close match, finishing the game at 5-3 with UAW bringing in a win for the third year in a row. Hockey Night is a special event to celebrate United Way's partnership with UAW Region 1-D and to thank the campaign coordinators who advocate for United Way's...
Friday, September 28, 2018
We know, we know. September is barely over, and we’re already talking about the approaching holidays. But #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is important to us. And we think it should matter to you, too!  After Thanksgiving, most people find themselves grateful for the prices they snag on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. After days of giving thanks and getting deals, many people also...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
This month, United Way of Genesee County is partnering with local school districts and Walmart to gather donations of school supplies for teachers and kids. United Way will spend a day at each Walmart in Genesee County collecting classroom materials that schools need. Each school district has provided a wish-list of items that teachers and principals have requested in order to make sure that each...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
United Way of Genesee County is preparing to launch the 2018 workplace campaign season across Genesee and Shiawassee counties. We’re celebrating with eight kickoff parties in eight different cities, and everyone in the community is invited to join us for special presentations from United Way leadership. Have fun celebrating with us as we announce our impact goal for 2018 and make special...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The United Way of Genesee County began accepting donations in late September 2015. As of April 2, 2018 this fund has raised $4,556,515. 100% of the fund is used for these projects and no Administrative Fee is assessed.  The United Way audit which documents, by independent auditors, the no administrative fee can be found here audit (page 8). Below is a list of how the United Way has used these...
Monday, February 5, 2018
On January 15, 2018, the United Way hosted a day on instead of a day off. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, your United Way wanted to provide an opportunity for the community to serve others. In the words of Dr. King, “Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve”. Dr. King believed that many social ills could be defeated through citizen service. Recognizing that 1 in 5...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
2018 Tax Preparation Services for the 2017 Tax YearLow-to-Moderate income families in Genesee County can file their taxes for free with a professional through United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.  VITA is a volunteer run program in partnership with the IRS to help families access the EITC and other credits that can boost financial stability.  The schedule below list sites...