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Office Renovation

Our office is currently undergoing some major construction and staff will be temporarily relocated to the 2nd floor until our 3rd floor renovations are finished. Unfortunately it might be difficult to reach us during this transition. If you are trying to call, please use our main office number, (989) 755-0505 as our direct lines and extensions might not work. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

FEMA Applications Now Being Accepted

Saginaw County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Saginaw County has been chosen to receive $106,107 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs (EFSP) within the county.

Public or private voluntary agencies are urged to apply! Visit our FEMA 2015 page for application and more information.

February Book Drive with The Saginaw News/Mlive

Throughout the month of February, the Saginaw News is hosting a book drive as a United Way partner. Bring new or gently used books to their office (100 S. Michigan, Ste. 3, in the Ippel Building in Old Town Saginaw). Their office is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Books for children though eighth grade are welcome. Staff from The Saginaw News will read with students and deliver the books to after school programs in March, during National Reading Month.

VITA Site Closed 2.16.15

Our VITA site at Butman-Fish Library will be closed today, Monday, February 16. It is our policy that if the Public School Districts are closed due to weather related conditions; the VITA sites in that district are closed as well. The safety of our volunteers and tax payers is our number one concern. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to have sites open tomorrow. 

VITA sites closed 2.3.15

Two VITA sites were scheduled to be open today, one at Butman-Fish Library and one at Frankenmuth Credit Union-Town and Country Branch (Saginaw). Unfortunately both of those sites will be closed on Tursday, February 3, 2015.

It is our policy that if the Public School Districts are closed due to weather related conditions; the VITA sites in that district are closed as well. The safety of our volunteers and tax payers is our number one concern. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to have sites open tomorrow. 

Create Your Own Vacation Raffle

How would you like the opportunity to Create Your Own Vacation Package? Raffle tickets are currently being sold, 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 for your opportunity to win the vacation of your choice. Thanks to our friends at Morley for donating the raffle, one lucky winner will be chosen at our Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 16 and receive the following:

Show Me The Money Day 2015

Saginaw County residents are encouraged to attend our 4th annual Show Me the Money Day event on Saturday, January 31. The event will be hosted at Tuscola Education Center (1000 Tuscola St., Saginaw) and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Workshops will begin at 9 a.m. and feature topics such as banking basics, home improvement grants, home ownership/maintenance, help with employment, open enrollment for health insurance, financial empowerment, Consumers' CARE program and much more.

GIVING TUESDAY

You've survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday - now join in the #GivingTuesday fun. Giving Tuesday is a national initiative designed to start the giving season. We encourage you to join the movement by giving to help your local community. Whether you give a monetary donation or pledge a few hours of your time, each gift creates a lasting impact within our community.

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