Press Releases

6/6/19

United Way Diaper Drive Is In Full Swing

Capital Area United Way is on a mission to help low-income families who can't afford diapers for their children. Read More.


3/28/19

United Way Presents Highest Volunteer Award to Jerry Swartz

Jerry Swartz, retired educator and active community volunteer, received the Walter A. Campbell Award from the Capital Area United Way. Read More.


3/28/19

Top Community Volunteers Awarded by Capital Area United Way

The Capital Area United Way honored five adults, one youth and one company on May 25, 2019 for giving thousands of combined hours of volunteer time to local organizations. Read More.


3/12/19

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Celebrates 50 years Providing Millions in Refunds

For 50 years, the Volunteer Income Assistance Program (VITA) program has been providing free tax preparation to millions of taxpayers, including low- and moderate-income households, the elderly, people with disabilities and people with limited English proficiency. Read More.


3/5/19

United Way Named to Fast Company's List of The World's Most Innovative Companies for 2019

United Way Worldwide today announced that it has been named #5 on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019 in the not-for-profit category. Read More.


2/18/19

Astera-CAUW Partner for Volunteer Service on Presidents Day

While most employees with Presidents Day off are sleeping in and staying home, the 66 employees from Astera Credit Union will be volunteering with Capital Area United Way. Read More.


1/31/19

Capital Area United Way 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.


10/12/18

MSU Charitable Campaign Launches Campaign

Michigan State University employees will launch their annual charitable giving campaign, called MSU Shares at a kickoff luncheon. Read More.


 

9/13/18

United Way Hosts 100 Volunteers for Annual Days of Caring

Almost 100 volunteers will converge upon five local community gardens. Read More.


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.