To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good.
United Way of Southwest Michigan is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and people’s lives. Building on more than a century of service as the nation’s preeminent community-based fundraiser, United Way engages the community to identify the underlying causes of the most significant local issues, develops strategies and pulls together financial and human resources to address them, and measures the results.
United Way of Southwest Michigan is fully accredited by United Way Worldwide, passing annual requirements. The certification mandates completion of 13 requirements for United Way membership along with verification of the status of 40 indicators that demonstrate United Way embodies the intent of the membership requirements.
United Way Worldwide: http://www.unitedway.org/