Teaming up with Clothes4Souls, retail shopping brand Macy’s and Feed The Children, Detroit Lions free safety Golver Quin aims to deliver 2,000 coats to people in Southeast Michigan as the cold winter months approach.
“United Way at its core – its greatest interest is to see things get accomplished on the toughest social issues …,” said local United Way president.
The money will be administered through the United Way for Southeastern Michigan.
Officials gathered at the United Way 211 Call Center to announce $200,000 in contributions to the Detroit Water Fund on Monday.
Ford Motor Co.’s Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields talked about the unique roll out of the new 2015 Mustang — the sixth generation of the iconic 50-year-old pony car which took place in Dearborn and other continents — and also of helping Metro Detroiters in a far flung conversation during taping of “Michigan Matters.”
The United Way of Southeastern Michigan is launching a four day Stuff-the-Bus campaign Monday.
United Way of Jackson County donors, partners and volunteers will find it easier to reach and communicate with United Way and its fellow nonprofits thanks to a $70,000 phone system donation by Avaya Inc. and SunTel Services.
The non-profit organization is asking supporters to help raise $60,000 to build at least a dozen school gardens throughout Greater Detroit this spring.
Challenge Detroit, an urban revitalization project bringing 30 innovative leaders to the city to live, work, play and give in the community, has launched its second Team Challenge in partnership with United Way for Southeastern Michigan.
Marchionne says they’ve made “some progress” in CAW talks, but “there’s a long road to travel”