United Way

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  • FEMA Grant to United Way Makes Nearly $73,000 Available for Food, Shelter Needs Qualified Organizations Can Apply For Assistance by July 15th United Way of Jackson County has been awarded $72,864 in federal funds to support food, shelter and utility assistance programs in high-need areas. The emergency funding is provided through the Emergency Food And Shelter National Board Program, administered by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Follow the link Read more
  • More than 46,000 Diapers Collected Through United Way Drive in Jackson County Nonprofit Partners Distributing Diapers to Families in Need A generous Jackson County community helped gather nore that46,000 diapers in United Way of Jackson County’s first-ever Diaper Drive Presented by Henry Ford Allegiance Health. Follow the link Read more
  • 42% of Households At Financial Risk in Jackson County ALICE Report Reveals Uneven Economic Recovery Low Wages, Reduced Work Hours, Depleted Savings Among Challenges for Working Families. Follow the link Read more
  • DIAPER DRIVE GETS TO BOTTOM OF HUGE NEED AMONG LOW-INCOME FAMILIES IN JACKSON COUNTY United Way, Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Other Partners Lead Effort A massive volunteer effort will tackle a chronic need among low-income families in Jackson County. Follow the link Read more
  • Hurricane Michael The United Way Hurricane Michael Recovery Fund United Way created the United Way Hurricane Michael Recovery Fund to support local communities in affected areas. Follow the link Read more
  • 2018 Campaign Kickoff Cardboard Boats Set Sail To Kick Off United Way Campaign, 7th Annual Event Gathers Jackson County Community The seventh annual What Floats Your Cardboard Boat? Race took on a transportation theme as 16 entrants paddled for prizes and kicked off United Way of Jackson County’s fall fundraising campaign. Follow the link Read more
  • Hurricane Florence The United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund United Way created the United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund to support local communities in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and the surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Florence. Follow the link Read more
  • Jackson County Rises To Stuff The Bus Challenge Gathers 10,724 Back-To-School Supplies Items Distributed to Children through Local Schools, Special Events JACKSON, Michigan – Jackson County residents rallied to help vulneralbe families prepare their children for school by donating 10,724 back-to-school supplies during last week’s Stuff The Bus. Download PDF Read more
  • Local Agencies Partner To ‘Stuff The Bus’ For School Kids In Need Community Can Donate New School Supplies or Text to Give JACKSON, Michigan – Back-to-school time isn’t just a downer for kids; financially vulnerable families find it harder every year to afford school supplies. Now a group of local agencies is encouraging the community to donate supplies so all children in Jackson County can start the school year with the right tools to learn Download PDF Read more
  • JobSTAR Sets Course for Stronger Families, Economy Through Resource Network Supporting Workers Jackson County Businesses, Nonprofits, Organizations Join Forces JACKSON, Michigan – A partnership of Jackson County businesses, nonprofits, associations and state agencies unveiled a resource network that will help local employees manage crisis situations that impede their ability to work. Download PDF Read more