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Are you ready to ROCK THE BOAT?!? Registration is Open!

Whirlpool Corporation’s 4th Annual Rock the Boat Cardboard Boat Races takes place on Thurday, July 18th at The Inn at Harbor Shores. 64 boats competed in 2018 and the goal for this summer’s event is 75 boats. Register now!

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Get help with your taxes!

If you made less than $54,000 in 2018 and need assistance in preparing your basic tax return, schedule a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) appointment by calling 2-1-1 or 800-563-5432. Beginning January 22, 2019. Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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We fight for Jacob.

BEING BLIND IS NOT A BARRIER. To Jacob, it’s simply an inconvenience.  Jacob has proven that no inconvenience will stop him from achieving great things.  Thanks to the help of United Way funded partner, GateWay Services, Jacob received the training and life skills support to help him thrive in a work setting.  Jacob’s focus is computers, and as he puts it, there’s no stopping him from discovering his maxibility.  


United We Win.

WHY ME?  It’s natural for people to ask when their lives and livelihoods hang in the balance. There’s no single answer to that question. But United Way does everything humanly possible to provide responses and solutions that protect, improve and empower lives around Southwest Michigan.  Whether it's through volunteerism, our strong nonprofit sector, or community-wide initiatives, change is happening in a big way.    

We may be wrapping up our 75th year serving Southwest Michigan, but we’re excited to to begin the next 75.  Without the support from our community, we couldn't do the work that we do.  But, there is still so much work to be done.  Please join the fight.  Because change doesn’t happen alone.  Hope isn’t a one man band.  And there’s no such thing as self-taught or self-made. 

We have one life.  To live better, we must LIVE UNITED.