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Monday is Tax Day! Do you qualify for free tax preperation?

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United Way is committed to improving financial stability. Part of this includes helping hardworking people obtain free tax preparation and filing services as well as qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other credits. Last year, United Way and its parnters helped return almost $2 billion in total tax refunds to individuals and families, who often used those dollars to pay bills and purchase necessities, such as food and clothing. It also saved people nearly $200 million in paid tax preparer fees.Make sure you take advantage of these resources while there's still time! More

04/15/11

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Seven Metro Detroit High Schools Targeted for Turnaround

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BACK: (L to R) Michael Brennan, President & CEO, United Way for Southeastern Michigan; and John Montford, Chair, General Motors Foundation / FRONT: Chuck Lesser, Lincoln High School; Carol Anthony, Lincoln High School; Dr. Carol Klenow, Madison High School; Dr. Lane Hunt, Henry Ford; Dr. Arlene Gibson, River Rouge

Seven metro Detroit high schools were named last week as partners in the “Networks of Excellence” initiative, by United Way for Southeastern Michigan and funded the General Motors Foundation. More

04/14/11

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New Book Chronicles Running America Event

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In 2008 Marshall Ulrich set out to run across America from San Francisco to New York in record time in an event duly named Running America. The adventure was not only a test of endurance and speed but was also an effort to increase awareness of childhood obesity and youth fitness . . . More

04/12/11

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Thank you, Volunteers.

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Volunteers have improved the lives of millions of individuals by bringing the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. United Way celebrates volunteers during National Volunteer Week. More

04/12/11

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United Way Alternative Spring Break - Extreme Agency Makeover Edition

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The Student United Way of Northern Michigan Univeristy completed an extreme agency makeover at the Salvation Army Recreation Center in Gwinn for their 2nd Annual United Way Alternative Spring Break. More

04/11/11

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