Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Howell Rotary Club presented the check during a celebration event on Monday.
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Wednesday, February 6
Howell Rotary Club members presented a check for $23,600 to Nancy Roso, Director of the Livingston County United Way on Monday, thanks to a successful Tour de Livingston cycling event last fall. The Tour de Livingston was held Oct. 14, 2012 as a fundraiser and community fitness and recreation event. All funds raised are used for basic needs in Livingston County, including housing and food. The club held the Tour de Livingston celebration event as part of its regular weekly meeting at noon at the Community Room of Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital in Howell. Sponsors, major donors and volunteers were recognized. “This is our club’s signature event,” said Club President Sam Vasiu. “Funds raised by the Tour de Livingston make a major …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Booklets feature wishlist items for 27 local nonprofit agencies.
'Tis the season - the season of giving and the Livingtong County United Way (LCUW) has published its 19th Annual Wishes Booklet. The booklet features wishlist items for 27 partner agencies. "We offer this opportunity to our partner and community agencies, many of which we work together on community initiatives, and whomever wants to participate is included," LCUW Development and Marketing Director Jeanne Clum said. "Organizations must be health and human service related and must serve Livingston County residents." Many of the items included on wishlists are day-to-day necessities such as office supplies, gas cards, gift cards and personal care products. Other items include board games, DVDs and DVD players. The 27 nonprofit agencies …
Friday, December 23, 2011
'We’re so proud to be a part a community that cares so much,' writes the president of the Livingston County United Way.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Wow! We’ve been using that word a lot lately. It’s surreal to think about what took place on Monday through the Livingston County United Way’s Triple Money Monday on Dec. 19. Triple Money Monday has to be the biggest one-day fundraising event in the history of Livingston County. We’re so proud to be a part a community that cares so much. Livingston County residents stepped up to help in a big way. Thank you for your trust in our organization and supporting those we serve. We are grateful for the special donors who made Triple Money Monday a reality. Thank you to our friends at the Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander Foundation, and our two additional donors who wish to remain anonymous. These generous people gave our community something to strive…
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Hartland Insurance employees help on projects throughout Livingston County.
As the sun broke out Wednesday morning, the sounds of camaraderie, raking, tree trimming and weed pulling filled the air in parking lot of the Livingston County United Way in Genoa Township. “We’re in fellowship mode today,” said Barbara Walker, vice president of Hartland Insurance, which had employees at locations around the area. The morning shift of the 10th annual United Way Day of Caring had officially begun. The event, which takes place once a year, is a one-day intensive volunteer effort to help those in need throughout the county, from home repair projects to building handicap ramps. This year, there about were 75 projects done across the county. “All-in-all, there are about 900 volunteer shifts being filled today,” said Jeanne …