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Basic Needs Top United Way’s Strategic Allocations
Earlier this year, The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region honed its mission in order to focus on key areas and outcomes. Now, as the organization kicks off its annual campaign, effects of that approach are being seen in its fundraising focus...
Battle Creek Volunteers Honored
A tweaked mission announced earlier this year at the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region is being supported by a renewed focus on volunteerism. Hence, the HandsOn Battle Creek program acts as a hub, matching volunteers with local volunteer opportunities...
United Way: 45% Struggle To Meet Obligations
It's an amazing number: 45 percent. That's the amount of people within reach of the United Way's current campaign who are struggling financially. According to Chris Sargent, United Way chief operating officer, that figure is broken down further to include those in poverty (17 percent)…
United Way Campaign Kicks Off
The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region kicked off its major annual fundraising campaign this week. The effort seeks to raise $13,000,000 to be funneled through various United Way approved non-profits in southwest Michigan, with a particular focus on education and other programs...