United Way of Kalamazoo Battle Creek

7:25 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Kellogg Donates $3-Million to United Way

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The contributions were raised through company and retiree pledges, the Kellogg company match of pledges and fundraisers
Kellogg Co. has given $3 million to the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region's annual fundraising campaign. "Kellogg has a long history of investing in our communities, following the philanthropic example of our founder, W.K. Kellogg," company Chairman and CEO John Bryant said in a statement.
6:33 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Study Finds Working Poor Families in Calhoun County Struggling for Basic Needs

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Costs of childcare and transportation take large chunks out of family budgets
Although nearly 9,000 households in Calhoun County live below the poverty line, a far greater number earn too little to afford basic needs, according to new study of financial hardship in Michigan released Monday. The county's percentage of households below the so-called "ALICE threshold," the income needed to meet basic needs, is 46 percent - among the worst in Michigan.
6:10 am
Wed March 19, 2014

United Way of Kalamazoo and Battle Creek Region Surpasses Fundraising Goal

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Money will be used to benefit programs focusing on health and education
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region announced Tuesday it surpassed its $14.5 million fundraising goal during a celebration of its 2013 fundraising campaign. More than 500 supporters attended the celebration at Air Zoo, where it was announced contributions totaled $14,563,634.
6:15 am
Wed March 20, 2013

United Way of Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region surpasses fundraising goal

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Leaders say totals show generosity of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo region.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BATTLE CREEK, MI - The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region has reached its 2013 fund-raising goals. Annual campaigns to raise money to support the umbrella organization for community advocacy gleaned more than $15.7 million, exceeding the goal for the combined Kalamazoo and Battle Creek communities of $15.35 million.