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On Air with 211

On Air with 211Every so often, United Way and First Call For Help leadership…


Changemakers to Watch: Groceries To Go Volunteers

Changemakers to Watch: Groceries To Go VolunteersBY LISA ROSEMORE It takes a…


Behind the Campaign: Starbucks

Target has a longstanding relationship with United Way of 1000 Lakes. Year…


Leaving Home to Find Home

A few days before high school graduation, 18-year-old Kayla decided to leave…


Ask the Expert: How is COVID-19 Affecting Victims of Domestic Violence?

Content Warning: This article includes discussion around topics of assault,…


Ask the Expert: How is COVID-19 Affecting Students?

Matt Grose is the Superintendent of ISD 318, which includes schools in the…


Small Business Spotlight: Klockow Brewing Company

This Small Business Spotlight features Tasha Klockow, one half of the dynamic…


Small Business Spotlight: North In Bloom

This Small Business Spotlight features North In Bloom, a downtown Grand Rapids…


In Conversation: Video Series

In Conversation: Video SeriesIn Conversation tells the stories that connect us…


No Goal is Out of Reach

Journey to Recovery Supported by United Way Programs Between laughter and tears…