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Char-Em United Way

Currently Funded Programs

Char-Em United Way Community Investments

UNITED WAY– Volunteer Connections       Volunteer Connections Program

Education - Helping children and youth achieve their potential.

  •     Big Brothers/Big Sisters         Mentoring                       
  •     Catholic Human Services       Foster Grandparent                
  •     Char-Em United Way             Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library   
  •     Char-Em United Way             United We Read Literacy Corps       
  •     Child and Family Services      Nurturing Parents Program                     
  •     Great Start Collaborative        Pre-School Scholarships including: Boyne City Preschool, Childrens Learning Center, Early Learners, & others              
  •     YMCA                                   Out of school time programs


INCOME (Finanicial Stability)  - Helping families become financial stable and independent, while ensuring that basic needs are met.

  •    Manna Food Project             Food for Needy Families - Dairy and Eggs
  •    Salvation Army                    Direct Financial Assistance for Utilities and housing



- Improving people’s health
  •  Char-Em United Way              FamilyWize Prescription Discount Cards
  •  Child and Family Services      Counseling for families and teens
  •  Health Dept. of NW MI            Early Childhood Behavioral Health Initiative
  •  WRC                                       Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services
  •  Bergmann Center                   Community Integration Services
  •  Hospice of NW Michigan        Grief Support