Young Leaders Society: Wags+Tags
Oct
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

Young Leaders Society: Wags+Tags

Join us at Sietsema Orchards from 5 - 7 pm where you'll hear from our Community Impact team about some of the most pressing issues facing our community and learn how we can come together to support the effort to reduce poverty. Feel free to bring your dog along, because we have the entire orchard to ourselves! (Thanks, Sietsema!) 

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Stuff the Bus
Jul
24
to Aug 8

Stuff the Bus

Help us “stuff the bus” with donated back-to-school supplies and ensure that local students start their new school year ready to learn! You can sign-up your workplace, church, school, or community space as a collection site for this annual drive.

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UNITE OUT: WHITE-CAPPED
May
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

UNITE OUT: WHITE-CAPPED

Join our Young Leaders Society for an evening of baseball, food, friends, and family. Step up to the plate, and help us achieve our goal of reducing poverty by buying a ticket for the evening – 100% of which will go directly to Heart of West Michigan United Way! Your ticket includes entrance to the game, your spot on the Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Deck, and a food buffet

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Mar
22
5:00pm 5:00pm

United out: Sort-a-Social

Volunteer with our Young Leaders Society to sort and count items that were donated during our community-wide Fill the Cart collection drives! Throughout March, we're expecting more than 10,000 toiletries, socks, feminine products, infant care items, and other basic needs supplies to be donated to our annual Fill the Cart drive. All of the donations will all be dropped-off at Vander Mill Cider, and we need your help sorting, counting, and repacking the donations to be distributed across our community. 

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Mar
22
3:30pm 3:30pm

UNITE OUT: On the Road

Road trip! Join our Young Leaders Society for a 90-minute Community Impact Tour. We'll travel to Arbor Circle and Migrant Legal Aid to take an in-depth look at mental health counseling, youth homelessness, wrap-around services, migrant workers, employment, and equity programs in our community.

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Feb
16
3:00pm 3:00pm

Steelcase Community Tax Day

Qualifying individuals and families with a household income of $55,000 or less can get their taxes prepped and filed for free with United Way's Kent County Tax Credit Coalition. Appointments are not needed for this special Community Day, and and all services are free. Clients must bring all required tax documents. Visit www.hwmuw.org/kctcc or call 2-1-1 for more information.

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Feb
14
3:00pm 3:00pm

Steelcase Community Tax Day

Qualifying individuals and families with a household income of $55,000 or less can get their taxes prepped and filed for free. Appointments are not needed for this special Community Day. Clients must bring all required tax documents. Visit hwmuw.org/kctcc or call 2-1-1 for more information.

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2017 Tax Season Kick off & EITC Awareness Day
Jan
27
10:00am10:00am

2017 Tax Season Kick off & EITC Awareness Day

The Kent County Tax Credit Coalition kicks off its 2017 tax season with an awareness event this Friday morning at LINC. Light refreshments will be served. The Coalition helps working individuals and families achieve economic success with free income tax return preparation and assistance with filing tax credit claims, including the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Minding Your Money Workshop
Nov
12
9:00am 9:00am

Minding Your Money Workshop

Minding Your Money Workshop
Sponsored by Jeffrie L. Chappell of New York Life

Workshops: Budgeting, Understand Your Credit, and PLAN - Managing Your Financial Emergencies

Limited to 25 people. Childcare provided. Register at mindyourmoney.eventbrite.com or call 2-1-1 to register and guarantee your spot. 

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UNITE OUT: Cider + Sliders
Nov
9
5:30pm 5:30pm

UNITE OUT: Cider + Sliders

UNITE OUT: Cider + Sliders

Join us at Vander Mill Grand Rapids for live music by Sundry, free food and drinks.
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United Way Young Leaders Society
In conjunction with Heart of West Michigan United Way’s mission to reduce poverty, United Way Young Leaders Society exists to ignite the passions and recognize the talents of young professionals to advance sustainable solutions in West Michigan.

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Information Session: Community Impact Grants
Sep
13
10:30pm10:30pm

Information Session: Community Impact Grants

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We are pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Successful proposals will be granted funding to meet critical needs of individuals and families in Kent County in the areas of family stability, youth education, and financial security. Learn more at this information session. Learn more about how to apply at this information session. 

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Information Session: Community Impact Grants
Sep
9
3:00pm 3:00pm

Information Session: Community Impact Grants

We are pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Successful proposals will be granted funding to meet critical needs of individuals and families in Kent County in the areas of family stability, youth education, and financial security. Learn more at this information session.

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