Press Releases

9/6/18

United Way to Kickoff 2018 Community Campaign

Capital Area United Way will officially kickoff its 2018 Community Fundraising Campaign by announcing this year's campaign co-chairs. Read More.


8/29/18

Volunteers Needed for Day of Caring

On September 14 &15, Capital Area United Way will be hosting its annual Day of Caring event. Read More.


7/26/18

Capital Area United Way Announces Grand Funds for Local Collaborative Programs

Capital Area United Way is accpeting applications for a 7-month grant-funding pilot designed for collaboarative programs that address local issues in the area.  Read More.


6/20/18

United Way's Volunteers to Sort Diapers From Diaper Drive

On Thursday, June 21, Capital Area United Way volunteers will convene at the Nonprofit Center at the Armory beginning at 9:00 a.m. to sort and bundle collected diapers.  Read More.


6/20/18

United Way's Day of Action Volunteers Will Beautify a Lansing Park

On Thursday, June 21, Capital Area United Way's Day of Action will mobilize the caring power of volunteers in our community. Read More.


5/24/18

Former Rep. Joan Bauer Presented with the "Paula D. Cunningham Lighting the Path Award"

Capital Area United Way's Women United presented its "Paula D. Cunningham Lighting the Path Award to former Rep. Joan Bauer. Read More.


5/16/18

CAUW Welcomes Income Board Members and Officers

Capital Area United Way is pleased to welcome the folllowing board members and announce the 2018-2019 officers.  Read More.


3/28/18

Volunteers of the Year Awarded by the Capital Area United Way

Capital Area United Way honored five adults, one youth and one company for their generous contributions of time and services. Read More.


3/22/18

Dorothy E. Maxwell Receives Highest United Way Volunteer Award

Dorothy E. Maxwell will be presented with the Walter A. Campbell Award at the annual Capital Area United Way Volunteer Recognition Dinner. Read More.


2/19/18

Volunteer Recognition Nominations Sought

Capital Area United Way's Volunteer Center is seeking nominations for adults, youth and companies deserving of recognition for their volunteer service. Read More.


2/1/18

Asset Independence Coalition to Hold "Show Me The Money Day"

Financial workshops and pre-scheduled appointments for free tax preparation will headline "Show Me The Money Day". Read More.


1/29/18

United Way Provides FREE, Safe and Easy Software to File Taxes

Local tax filers can save $200 or more in tax preparation fees by using MyFreeTaxes.com. Read More.


12/5/17

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities Available

Holiday volunteer opportunities are available to the community through the Capital Area United Way Volunteer Center. Read More.


9/14/17

Capital Area United Way Holds Annual Volunteer "Day of Caring"

More than 100 volunteers will converge on local nonprofits Friday, Sept. 15th. Read More.


9/12/17

United Way Announces Statewide Kickoff

Dozens of United Ways across Michigan kicked off a statewide marketing effort to launch the annual fundraising campaign. Read More.


9/7/17

Capital Area United Way Announces New Board Slate

Capital Area United Way is pleased to welcome the following incoming board members and announce the 2017-20 officers. Read More


8/28/17

Volunteers Needed for Days of Caring

Capital Area United Way (CAUW) will host its annual Days of Caring volunteer event on Friday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read More


7/12/17

AIC CAUW Receives OCF Grant

Asset Independence Coalition (AIC) and Capital Area United Way (CAUW) are proud recipients of a $30,000 impact grant awarded by Our Community Foundation (OCF). Read More


6/28/17

"No Child Wet Behind" Diaper Drive Totals

Capital Area United Way's 2017 Day of Action collected more than 11,300 diapers and 85 packages of wipes for eight local nonprofit agencies. Read More


6/14/17

"No Child Wet Behind"

The Capital Area United Way is rallying hundreds of community volunteers Wednesday, June 21 - the longest day of the year - for United Way's Day of Action. Read More


4/19/17

Volunteers of the Year Awarded by Capital Area United Way

The Capital Area United Way honored four outstanding volunteers and company last night for their generous contributions of time and service to the local community.  Read More


4/4/17

United Way Releases Updated ALICE Report

The Michigan Association of United Ways (MAUW) today released a study on the condition of Michigan's working families, what it has named ALICE households. Read More


3/22/17

Capital Area United Way and Eaton County United Way Consolidate

Two well-established United Ways in mid-Michigan care consolidating operations to improve the wellbeing of residents in the tri-county region. Read More