Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Plymouth Community United Way needs your help identifying local community issues.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, May 16
The Plymouth Community United Way (PCUW) is reaching out to the Plymouth and Canton residents to help identify issues in the community and develop a collective vision for the future. Results of the Community Impact Survey will be used by Plymouth Community United Way to introduce new programs that advance the common good and improve the lives of all residents. The goal is to create measurable results within the areas of basic needs, education and stability. In the last several years, PCUW has focused on providing emergency food, rental and utility assistance as well as other crisis services in Plymouth, Canton and Western Wayne County because of the downturn in the economy. PCUW’s Community Impact initiative aims to prevent problems rather…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The 7th Annual Rake N Go Event will be held Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Plymouth Community United Way is looking for volunteers to do light yard work for elderly and disabled residents living in the Canton and Plymouth communities. The 7th Annual Rake N Go will be held Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. So far, the United Way has about 50 homes to service and less than 200 volunteers, according to Community Relations and Campaign Associate Linda Chomin. To volunteer call the Plymouth Community United Way Office at 734-453-6879 extension 7, or fill out an application and return it to the Plymouth Community United Way.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Plymouth Community United Way, Plymouth Whalers team up for charitible Teddy Bear Toss.
The Plymouth Community United Way and the Plymouth Whalers are hoping it will rain a torrent of teddy bears after the OHL hockey team scores its first goal against the Kitchener Rangers on Dec. 1, at Compuware Arena, 14900 Beck Road, Plymouth. This year, the 13th annual Teddy Bear Toss will not only provide toys to brighten the holidays of children in need, but also will pay tribute to the five branches of the United States Armed Forces with a Salute to Our Heroes. After the second intermission, local representatives, on behalf of the military branches, will receive certificates of thanks. Active and veteran soldiers with military ID will be admitted to the game free of charge. Discounted $10 tickets are available for their family members…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Plymouth Community United Way looks to help senior citizens and those with disabilities.
Do you want to make a difference by helping a senior citizen or person with a disability? Are you a senior or a disabled person who could use a hand to rake leaves? Plymouth Community United Way (PCUW) is looking for volunteers to clean yards and do light chores in Plymouth, Plymouth Township and Canton on Saturday, Nov. 3. Volunteers will meet on the day of event at The Salvation Army Plymouth Corps, 9451 S. Main Street, south of Ann Arbor Road. Check in time is 8 a.m., when the PCUW will provide a continental breakfast. Volunteers are asked to bring rakes, garden tools and gloves. PCUW will supply the yard waste bags. To volunteer, call Pat VanDusen at (734) 453-6879, ext. 7 or email email@example.com before Oct. 12. Seniors and …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Organization rewards 501c3 nonprofits who provide shelter, food and utilities for those in need.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Plymouth Community United Way (PCUW) has grants available for 501c3 organizations that provide basic human needs such as food, shelter and utilities, according to a news release from the organization. According to the news release, nonprofits should not presently be funded by PCUW and deadline to apply is Nov. 25. Grants will be awarded by Dec. 30. Applications are available at the office, 960 W. Ann Arbor Trail, Suite 2, in Plymouth. Those seeking more information can call (734) 453-6879, ext. 4. The news release also said that addition to giving grants, PCUW funds partner agencies including First Step, Angela Hospice in Livonia, The Salvation Army Plymouth Corps, Plymouth Community Council on Aging, and YMCA-Plymouth, to name a few. …