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Monday, December 28, 2020
‘Eye-opening’ need United Way food distribution event helps residents, food pantries in Montcalm and Ionia counties By Cory Smith | on December 28, 2020 GREENVILLE — As dozens of boxes containing food items were loaded into the cargo bed of Barb…
Monday, December 14, 2020
Winter warmers United Way buys $20K worth of new winter coats to address local need  By Cory Smith | on December 14, 2020 GREENVILLE — Helping to load box after box of winter coats into a U-Haul truck Friday afternoon, Renae Osmolinski couldn’t help…
Friday, November 27, 2020
United Way Montcalm-Ionia reopens crisis fund in wake of increased COVID-19 cases By Cory Smith | on November 27, 2020 In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic last spring, with stay-at-home orders resulting in closed businesses and thousands of…
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Crunch time for the census With deadline extended to Oct. 31, residents can still fill out U.S. Census online By Cory Smith | on October 13, 2020 With less than a month left to count each resident of Montcalm and Ionia counties, census workers are…
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Feeding America West Michigan Blog: COVID-19 Hunger Heroes Part 4: United Way of Montcalm-Ionia Counties brings 44 Mobile Pantries to neighbors in need during pandemic When the COVID-19 crisis hit, closing jobs and schools, Feeding America West…
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
United Way ‘Sponsor a Classroom’ program leads to more than $110,000 in retail value of donations  By Cory Smith | on September 09, 2020 Staff members from Saranac Community Schools work together to collect gallons of hand sanitizer from United Way…
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
United Way supplying PPE to local schools in light of coronavirus By Cory Smith | on August 19, 2020 United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties Board member Ben Wood, left, and United Way Program Manager Haley McLean, work together to unload 6,000 pounds…
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
IM SAFE CAC raises almost $5K at virtual luncheon, awards event By Karen Bota | on June 24, 2020 Michigan State Police Trooper Colin Gensterblum accepts the award for Multidisciplinary Team Member of the Year from the IM SAFE CAC. — Submitted photo…