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Our office will be closing at 2 p.m. today (February 24) due to inclement weather. Our VITA free tax preparation site at PNC in Buena Vista will also be closing to ensure the safety of our staff and volunteers. We plan to be open tomorrow morning but will be sure to update our website and social media pages with any changes.

Posted at: 02-24-2016- 1:48 pm

Did you know that today (February 11) is National 2-1-1 Day? 2-1-1 provides a great resource for our community. If you have an issue or need (utility assistance, transportation, free tax preparation, food assistance, etc.) and are unsure where to turn, simply dial 2-1-1 and a trained professional will help you find the resources you need. The 2-1-1 Northeast Michigan Call Center's Comprehensive Information and Referral program is one of our affiliated...

Posted at: 02-11-2016- 9:58 am

At the Monday night Saginaw City Council meeting, Jeremy Reinert, United Way of Saginaw County Homeless Management Information System Administrator, presented a 5 year Point in Tome (PIT) trend report on homeless statistics in Saginaw County. Based on data collected, since 2011 the number of homeless individuals in Saginaw County fell 21 percent. Homeless prevention programs were credited for the reduction in numbers. This year's PIT count is scheduled...

Posted at: 01-13-2016- 9:41 am

Are you looking for a way to increase your impact to the community? Did you know that you can donate all or part of your state tax refund to the United Way fund?

When filling out your 2015 state taxes, be sure to ask about Form 4642 (Voluntary Contributions Schedule), which allows tax payers to donate all or part of their 2015 tax return to the United Way Fund. This fund is set up to enable local families to gain access to continued education,...

Posted at: 01-11-2016- 8:53 am

Our Best Practices Nonprofit Certificate program will be starting on February 26. This program is designed for nonprofit managers or members of a nonprofit board of directors and provides all participants with the tools, techniques and industry information to help them overcome challenges in the nonprofit world. Even better, scholarships are available to qualifying participants! We always look forward to partnering with Saginaw Valley State University...

Posted at: 01-08-2016- 9:26 am

Thank you for everything you have helped us achieve in 2015! Our board members, community change team members, volunteers, staff and supporters are the greatest and we could not do any of this without your assistance. Thank you for another great year. We are looking forward to creating more exciting, positive impact in 2016!

View our 2015 Thank You video.

Posted at: 12-31-2015- 12:00 am

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