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On Saturday, September 14, members of United Way of Saginaw County and its affiliates found themselves at the annual Nexteer Family Day event. Among the pony rides, monster trucks, and car show, United Way was sharing its message with Nexteer employees and their families. Members of United Way handed out goodie bags to kids and adults as they entered the event. United Way shared its tent space with many of its partner agencies also present at the...

Posted at: 10-04-2013- 9:52 am

This year, the Project Independence program saw help from a fantastic group of volunteers. Seven Saginaw Spirit players and an assistant coach came out for the eighth annual blitz build. The Spirit players assisted in building a wheelchair ramp for a home in the Saginaw community.

The ramp was built at the home of Vanessa Masters-Jun for her mother. Masters-Jun was thrilled for build. “They...

Posted at: 10-04-2013- 9:47 am

The residents of Fulton Street were pleased to see a collaboration of groups working together to clean up and fix homes in their area. "One Week One Street" was a week-long project hosted in June, designed to help residents in the city of Saginaw. Close to 70 homes were impacted by the efforts of volunteers in the community by painting homes, cleaning...

Posted at: 07-11-2013- 1:13 pm

Please join us on Saturday, September 28 for United Way Community Spirit Night. This fun, community event will kick-off our annual fundraising campaign as well as the new season for our Saginaw Spirit Hockey Club. More details will be announced later but for now, please save the date - we would love to see you there!
 

Posted at: 07-11-2013- 1:08 pm

On Friday, May 3, our three AmeriCorps Veterans Benefits Liaisons hosted a booth at the "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair. This job fair was for veterans seeking meaningful employment. The event was hosted at the Dow Event Center and was intended for motivated veterans who were ready to start a new chapter in their lives by seeking local employment opportunities. It was open to active duty military members, guard and reserve members, as well as...

Posted at: 06-18-2013- 4:00 pm

On Thursday, May 16, more than 250 students, representing 14 Saginaw County high schools, came together to help their community during our annual Spring Into Service day.

 

The event kicked off at the YMCA where students from all different walks of life were divided into groups. After a quick...

Posted at: 06-18-2013- 3:53 pm

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