The Dow Chemical Company invited United Way of Saginaw, Bay and Midland Counties, as well as their partner agencies, to have displays at their Chilic Cook-off, which also served as their United Way kick-off. Each United Way CEO was asked to be a guest judge and help crown the Chili Cook-off king or queen.

"Although I am not the biggest chili fan, I do love seeing how excited the Dow Chemical employees get for this event each year," said Cherrie...

Posted at: 10-02-2012- 4:56 pm

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2012 Labor Kick-off/School Supply Drive another success! With your help we were able to collect enough materials for 150 backpacks for our partnering agencies with after school programs - YMCA, First Ward community Center, Salvation Army, Neighborhood House, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan and Lake Huron Council Boy Scouts of America. A very special thank you to the following partners:

UAW Local 699 UAW ...
Posted at: 09-11-2012- 9:10 am

Our 9th Annual Jason Richardson Golf Classic was once again, another success for our community! This year more than $32,000 was raised for the Saginaw Community and was a sold out event. Over the past nine years, Richardson's involvement in the outings has helped raise more than $165,000 for United Way of Saginaw County and our 19 partnering agencies.

Each year at the outing we offer each team the chance to play for their favorite partnering...

Posted at: 08-02-2012- 10:33 am

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, United Way of Saginaw County operates on a summer schedule. Please note the following schedule:

Monday through Thursday - 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

(Closed between Noon and 1 p.m. for lunch)

Friday - 8 a.m. to Noon

This includes our PROJECT HOME program as well.

You can reach United Way by calling (989) 755-0505 during the listed hours.

Posted at: 06-05-2012- 11:13 am

         At a recent luncheon, we honored the achievement of 60 income tax  volunteers who are part of our VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. During the 2011 tax year, the 60 VITA volunteers spent more than 4,300 hours helpng 2,928 clients, and together completed more than 5,745 returns. In total, more than $3.4 million was brought back to the Saginaw County community through the work of these committed volunteers...

Posted at: 05-02-2012- 4:35 pm

Thank you to our good friends at Spence Brothers, we are currently selling raffle tickets for $5 each. All proceeds will go to our annual fundraising campaign. Tickets can be purchased at the United Way offices (100 S. Jefferson Ave.) now through December 21. The drawing will take place on Friday, December 23 at Spence Brothers Warehouse (405 McCoskry). Winners will be contacted after the drawing and do not need to be present to win.

Posted at: 11-30-2011- 4:09 pm