Doug L. Strong,
Chief Executive Officer,
University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers
“Did you know that one in four residents in Washtenaw County receive a service provided by United Way Funding? Or that children make up 20% of the homeless population, and families with children is the fastest growing group of homeless? These aren’t just numbers, but our friends and neighbors who rely on United Way partner agencies for daycare assistance, food services, senior aid and much more. Our yearly campaign gives us an opportunity to come together for our community- to be there for those who are in need.”
Martha E. Pollack,
Provost and Executive Vice President for
Academic Affairs, University of Michigan
"The programs and agencies supported by United Way make a big difference throughout our community. The University of Michigan is a proud supporter of United Way’s work to help children, families, senior citizens, and others who need assistance. We hope you will join us in making the 2013 campaign a success, and in doing so, help to strengthen the community of which we are a part."
2013 U-M United Way Campaign
Thank you to the U-M Unit Volunteers for their hard work and enthusiasm during the campaign and thank you to the faculty, staff and retirees for their generosity, we couldn’t do it without you. The next campaign begins fall 2014.
The University of Michigan Awarded Spirit of Michigan Award
The University of Michigan has been awarded the 2014 Spirit of Michigan Award for large companies by the Michigan Association of United Ways. U-M officials accepted the award at a ceremony Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in Lansing.
The award recognizes small, medium and large Michigan companies that demonstrate community engagement strategies in the area of health, income and education. Companies are selected for their leadership in improving Michigan communities and focusing on the common good through corporate and employee engagement. Past winners have included, Ford Motor Co., Consumers Energy and Dow Chemical Co.
United Way 2-1-1 provides callers with information about and referrals to human services, for everyday needs and in times of crisis
Forbes declares United Way in the top 5 All-Star Charities.
Receives top ranking for efficient groups.
"Who deserves your charitable dollars? To help you decide, we’ve calculated the financial efficiency of the 100 U.S. charities that received the most private donations last year. We’ve also picked five all-stars–charities that are reasonably efficient (compared to their peers) and do fine work in their areas. In our tables, fundraising efficiency shows the percentage of gifts left after the expense of soliciting them...." Read More
Campaign Starts: October 14, 2013
Campaign Ends: December 31, 2013
$1,550,000. Current Total: