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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...
Attaboys for Volunteers in BC
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...
UW: 45% Struggle Financially
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...
UW Campaign Kicks Off Monday
The annual United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region fundraising campaign kicks off on Sept. 14, and this year United Way is doing what's called a "virtual kickoff." Rather than holding an event, United Way representatives are connecting with the community to share real stories of positive impact in people's lives.