M&M Fisher - Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

United Way for
Southeastern
Michigan
Program

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Program

United Way for Southeastern Michigan is dedicated to mobilizing the caring power of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan to improve communities and individual lives in measurable and lasting ways. The boards of directors of United Way Community Services and United Way of Oakland County voted on March 17, 2005, to create a new United Way to best serve this region. The organization serves Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Project Awarded:

Early Learning Community – Brightmoor Hub: To support a neighborhood-based program focused on parents and children 0-5 years old utilizing an evidence-based approach to increase long term educational success via parenting training and support.

Little Steps Early Literacy Initiative – In partnership with Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai Grace Hospital, UWSEM provide volunteers to meet with families in the postpartum ward and offer partners opportunity to register their babies to receive a book each month through age of five; follow up includes connecting families with 2-1-1 representative.

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