Meaningful community solutions require more than money or programs or policies. The kind of real and lasting change that benefits everyone is only possible when people from all walks of life are willing to roll up their sleeves and go where their time and talent is most needed. Whether it's at the United Way office or in community, there are many ways to get involved and volunteer. It's as easy as visiting the United Way Volunteer Center website. Simply click on the Volunteer Center logo below to connect with several community opportunities.
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The Michigan Community Service Commission has launched the Michigan Heroes Campaign virtual recognition website to celebrate individual and organizations that have made a difference helping others during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond in Michigan.
The Michigan Community Service Commission launched the campaign with an event recognizing several Michigan heroes at the Mackinac Policy Conference.
Nominations are now being accepted. Anyone can nominate a hero by visiting www.miheroesproject.org or by clicking on the Celebrate Michigan Heroes logo. Heroes will have given their time, talent, or treasures to make Michigan stronger and more resilient.
The current focus of the campaign is the response and recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic, but anyone can be nominated for helping others. Nominees will be put through a brief screening to make sure they meet certain criteria, then will be featured on the website. Please help recognize Michiganders who have made a difference for others and nominate a hero today.
Questions can be directed to LEO-MIHeroesProject@michigan.gov.
Here are some additional ways to get involved.
Help local families as a trained IRS-certified volunteer for the upcoming tax season.
With only 12 hours of training, You can make a difference in someone's life. For more information on how to get involved, contact David Reyes at 517-203-5014 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.