Items Tagged with 'Heart of West Michigan United Way'


Change Ups: DeMyers joins United Way as human resources director

August 31, 2018
Heart of West Michigan United Way selected Tiffany DeMyers as director of human resources. DeMyers is a leader in the Grand Rapids community, using her education and strategic perspective to alleviate disparities, create connections and foster growth in the surrounding communities. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide hosting charitable 'mega' sale

August 24, 2018
A maker of footwear and apparel is hosting a sale on Saturday that will benefit an anti-poverty nonprofit. Read More

Nonprofit hires director of individual giving

March 6, 2018
A local nonprofit has a new fundraiser. Read More

United Way names board of directors

July 20, 2017
Heart of West Michigan United Way has appointed its 2017-2018 board of directors. Read More

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