Last Day To Take Advantage Of Michigan’s Charitable Tax Credit

Saturday is a big day for local charities in Michigan: It’s the last day you can get a state tax credit for donating to food banks, universities and other non-profits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011


Michigan Households To Get Emergency Heating Support From Just Energy

Households across Michigan will benefit from continued or extended home heating support due to a $10,000 donation by Just Energy to The Heat and Warmth Fund, an independent non-profit agency that provides low-income individuals and families in Michigan with emergency energy assistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

A match in the championship round of the 2011 FIRST Robotics Michigan state championships in Ypsilanti.

Community Choice Credit Union Supports Livonia’s FIRST Robotics Teams

Community Choice Credit Union has continued a pattern of giving big to ignite innovation in Michigan by making a $2,000 donation to FIRST Robotics in Livonia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

Michigan’s Charitable Tax Credit To Expire At Year’s End

A leader at an area community foundation is encouraging people to take advantage of Michigan’s charitable tax credit while it lasts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Accepts Donated Fire Truck

The Detroit Fire Department is getting a much-needed addition to its fleet. The best part? It was free.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas

Chase Bank Donates $1M To Move Workers Back To Detroit

Chase bank is making a $1 million donation to help Detroit Police Officers and city workers move back into the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Pictured in the photo are Becky Jacques, Finance Director for the village of Milford, and Ray Leduc, CEO of GGT Electric. Photo courtesy GGT.

GGT Donates Electric Truck to Milford To Support Green Initiatives

Milford’s GreenGoTek Electric has donated one of its electric trucks to its hometown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

A truck crushed by a fallen tree is seen in the tornado-stricken neighborhood of Forest Lake in Tuscalosa, Ala., April 30, 2011. Residents are reeling from the worst U.S. tornadoes in nearly 80 years. (Credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Union Sends Aid To Storm Ravaged South

A local union is gathering non-perishable food items, clothing, diapers and personal toiletries for the victims of the recent tornados in Alabama.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

Alfred Taubman gives a major gift to the Unversity of Michigan in the name of medical research. (Credit: UMweb)

Taubman Gives Major Gift To U-M Medical Research

Shopping Mall developer Alfred Taubman giving the school 56 million dollars to help fund medical research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011


‘CareerDress’ Clothing Drive For Professional Women

For the next week, several local businesses are hosting a clothing drive to support the work of CareerDress. Individuals are being asked to drop off gently used women’s professional clothing as part of the drve.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2011