United Way of Kalamazoo Battle Creek

WSW: Who Is ALICE?

Apr 10, 2017
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Matt Lynn says many people are one crisis away from having to make a choice between buying medicine for a child, paying their rent or a utility bill. The Director of Community Impact for the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region says those people fall into the category known as ALICE.


United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region

The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region is keeping its focus on many of the same issues, but officials say they are going “deeper” on finding solutions. 


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Non-profit groups in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek have established a fund to respond to community needs after Saturday night’s shooting in Kalamazoo. 

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The Chief Operating Officer of the United Way for the Greater Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region says a public-private partnership is a long-term effort to improve education. Chris Sargent says United4Change will require constant evaluation, making changes to the program and employing best practices. 


The contributions were raised through company and retiree pledges, the Kellogg company match of pledges and fundraisers

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