Items Tagged with 'Heart of West Michigan United Way'

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United Way celebrates 100 years of service

Nonprofit looks to narrow fundraising focus to increase overall community impact on core issues.

February 10, 2017
The Heart of West Michigan United Way collected its first dollars 100 years ago, when contagious diseases and food shortages prompted members of the Grand Rapids community to create a unifying way to provide relief to their neighbors. Read More

ALICE can’t afford to live here

Study finds nearly 1 in 4 Kent County households are struggling to cover basic needs.

January 20, 2017
Despite being employed, 24 percent of households in Kent County are struggling to pay their bills. Read More

Nonprofit names VP of resource development

June 6, 2016
A local nonprofit looked internally to find its new vice president of resource development. Read More

Inside Track: Van Dyke answers the call for nonprofit leadership

Thirty years in banking gives new Heart of West Michigan United Way president an edge.

February 26, 2016
Ever since she was a little girl, Michelle Van Dyke wanted to own a bank. Read More

Heart of West Michigan United Way names president and CEO

December 16, 2015
An experienced leader in the private sector is looking forward to putting her expertise to work for the community as the new leader of a nonprofit that serves the region. Read More

Annual Wolverine sale benefits nonprofit

August 26, 2015
A major shoe sale that will donate thousands of dollars back into the community is on tap for tomorrow. Read More

United Way falls short of goal

May 8, 2015
Heart of West Michigan United Way didn’t quite meet its campaign goals for 2014, but it still had a fairly good year. Read More

Bank opens student-run location at school

December 9, 2014
A bank and nonprofit have partnered with a local middle school to launch an in-school bank run by students. Read More

Nonprofit awards $3.3M in basic-needs grants

July 23, 2014
A nonprofit has distributed millions in grant dollars to support the basic needs of 39 organizations in the region. Read More

Heart of West Michigan United Way names board

July 7, 2014
The Heart of West Michigan United Way has named its board of directors for 2014-2015. Read More