The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region

UW: Pilot Prog Has Potential
A recently announced pilot program in Calhoun County will be a huge help to homeless citizens who do not have a state-issued identification card. That's the word from the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region.
The Calhoun County Board of Commissioners recently approved the program which…
UW Zeroes In on Income Stability
As the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region has re-focused its annual campaign in recent years, with specific focuses on various community challenges.
One of them is the issue of income stability.
United Way feels removing barriers and creating opportunities for those who do not have st…
'Giving Tues' Helps Non-Profits
Black Friday. Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. The evolution of the start of the holiday shopping season has taken on several different themes. In recent years, the non-profit sector has gotten in on the action with "Giving Tuesday"...
United Way CEO Stepping Down
The head of the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region is now stepping down.
In a release, President and CEO of the area United Way Michael Larson says that after serving as head of the Battle Creek United way from 1999 to 2009, head of the Kalamazoo United Way from 2009-2012, and then g…
United Way Priority: Basic Needs
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...
United Way Hones Mission
The United Way in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo is updating its mission, vision and goals as part of an overall effort to better meet the needs of those struggling in both communities.
This week, Chris Sargent and Matt Lynn discussed the reasoning behind the honing of the organization's focus on WB…

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