Strategic Plan

Mission

Our mission is to unite people and other resources to improve and strengthen the quality of life for all people in Shiawassee County.

Vision

Our vision is that the critical human service needs of all people in Shiawassee County are being met because of the collaborative leadership of our organization.

Guiding Principle

Shiawassee United Way will provide to the Shiawassee County Community a strong, viable, vibrant, and relevant organization.

Over the next several years, the Board of Directors and staff of Shiawassee United Way will endeavor to implement the organizationís mission, vision, and guiding principle with community level work as follows in the areas of Basic Needs, Income, Health, and Education.

Basic Needs

  1. Serve as the lead agency to provide 2-1-1 services to all people in Shiawassee County
  2. Work diligently with the greater community to reduce hunger in Shiawassee County
  3. Provide community leadership in addressing housing stability and homelessness conditions


Income

  1. Be a leader in addressing barriers to employment through collaborative community efforts
  2. Form strategic partnerships to make financial literacy classes available to the Shiawassee County community


Health

  1. Work with other community partners to expand access to health and dental care
  2. Assist in reducing rates of obesity in Shiawassee County


Education

  1. Engage in activities that increase high school graduation rates
  2. Provide opportunities for students to reduce barriers to their success

What's New


2016 Art Van Charity Challenge

May 18 - June 22, 2016

Shiawassee United Way is participating in the Art Van Charity Challenge. Help bring the $100,000 grand prize to Shiawassee County.

Simply go here to donate online.

Join our team and help raise funds for Shiawassee United Way.

This week's challenge:

(May 24-31)

If Shiawassee United Way raises the most online this week, we will receive $15,000

Come back each week to see a different incentive challenge.

2016 Letter Carriers' Food Drive

May 14, 2016

Thank You!
Shiawassee United Way and the Shiawassee Hunger Network would like to thank all letter carriers and volunteers who helped to make this a successful food drive. A total of 13,867 pounds of food was collected to help stock the Hunger Network pantries.


Meijer Simply Give
May 8 - June 19, 2016
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CONNECTED TO THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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