United Way


REPORT: Tough Times Don’t Affect Michiganders’ Generosity

The study addressed which state’s residents contributed the greatest percentage of their discretionary income to charity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2012


United Way Awards Millions To 11 Community Agencies

In southeast Michigan Detroit Public Television shared in the grant award.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

United Way Invests In Young Students

United Way is investing $8 million in order to make sure Metro Detroit pre-schoolers are ready to learn before they start kindergarten.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Detroit Area Students Take Part In ‘National Groundhog Job Shadow Day’

Nearly 500 Detroit area students will see their “shadows” on Groundhog Day, Thursday, Feb. 2. That is to say — they will emerge from their classrooms and enjoy a day job shadowing career professionals at top area companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

Brandon Pettigrew #84 of the Detroit Lions will be on hand for this weekend's Monday Night Football Tour, presented by GMC. (Getty Images)

GMC Monday Night Football Tour Rolls Into Motor City

GMC, in partnership with the NFL, will bring its second annual Monday Night Football Tour to The Mall at Partridge Creek, in Clinton Township this weekend, with a player-attended United Way event on Tuesday in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011


Wanted: Hungry Kids For Free Meal Program

The United Way for Southeastern Michigan says there is plenty of room for more kids to take part this summer’s free food program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

David Harding, PhD

Unmasking Youth Violence

In Michigan, Dr. David Harding says we spend more on incarceration than we do on higher education. That’s a sobering fact in light of the proposed cuts to education in Gov. Snyder’s budget plan.

CBS 62–05/02/2011

Seven Local Schools To Share $27M GM Gift

General Motors Foundation and United Way have announced the metro-area high schools tagged to participate in the continued Schools of Excellence program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011


Consumers Energy, Workers Donate $5 Million To Michigan Nonprofits

Michigan nonprofit organizations received $5 million in contributions in 2010 from Jackson-based Consumers Energy, its employees, retirees, philanthropic arm, and the utility’s parent company, CMS Energy.


Consumers Cuts Energy Use For 13 Michigan Nonprofits

Thirteen non-profit agencies throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula are “powered up” as a result of receiving $116,000 in energy efficiency incentives from Consumers Energy. The incentives were used for 29 energy efficiency projects involving 27 facilities […]