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Friday, December 20, 2019
United Way conference focuses on affordable housing options By Brandon Schreur | on December 17, 2019 | The Daily News BELDING — Leaders from Montcalm and Ionia counties gathered at Belding High School on Thursday morning to talk about ALICE.…
Thursday, July 11, 2019
The United Way Sponsors West MI Classrooms By EightWest Staff on July 11, 2019 As most teachers will tell you, there never seems to be enough money in the budget to fully outfit a classroom. Many Teachers make up this difference out of their own…
Thursday, April 25, 2019
From the desk of Terri Legg, Executive Director - I am sad to share that Jon passed this morning. Jon's was much more than a businessman, husband, and father. He was a man of character that believed in service above self.  His life can be defined by…
Thursday, March 21, 2019
49% Percent of Montcalm County and 43% of Ionia County Households Fail to Make Ends Meet, United Way’s ALICE Report Shows The Michigan Association of United Ways Finds Low Wages, Reduced Work Hours and Depleted Savings among Challenges for Michigan’…
Monday, February 11, 2019
‘A service for all’ 211 connects counties to plethora of resources By Meghan Nelson |Daily News on February 11, 2019 When 211 was reinstated in Ionia and Montcalm counties last summer, it once again provided a way to connect residents to essential…
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Agencies offering active shooter preparedness training for non-profits By Evan Sasiela esasiela@sentinel-standard.com 616-522-6054 Posted Feb 2, 2019 at 1:01 PM United Way, Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce, are offering an active shooter preparedness…
Friday, November 2, 2018
CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Child poverty is down, but Michigan children are still suffering November 2, 2018 By JEREMY WAHR Capital News Service LANSING — Childhood poverty in Michigan has decreased in recent years, but people living near the poverty…
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Isabella Bank closing Monday for service projects By Corey Micho, Oct 3, 2018 Isabella Bank is closing on Monday to allow their employees to partake in service projects. The closure is a part of their "Compassion for Action" event, which encourages…