Raised Here. Stays Here.
Have you ever wondered what we mean by “Raised here. Stays Here.”? That means that money raised in Clare County is used to support programs and services in Clare County, while money raised in Gladwin County is used to support programs and services in Gladwin County. YOU have the chance to choose where your money goes, so you can be sure that you are caring for people in the community you love.
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Harness the Power of Giving
When you give to United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties, you have the opportunity to maximize the impact of your donation so that your dollars make a positive difference in the lives of as many people as possible.
You see, your donation, added to the rest of the donations made in our communities, has the potential to impact many people by supporting more than 25 partner agencies. That means your money touches multiple lives in a variety of positive ways to benefit the health, education, and financial stability of people right here at home.
What Do Your Dollars Do?
When you donate to United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties, your money is used to help people receive valuable services to better their lives. Last year, tens of thousands of people throughout Clare and Gladwin Counties were impacted through your donations.
Your dollars equate to mentors for youth who need a positive role model, recovery coaches for people struggling with addiction, help for young people who are experiencing problems at home, counseling for adults and children affected by domestic violence, and emergency food and utility assistance for families who have fallen on hard times – just to name a few services!
Impacts of Your Generous Gift
Your Weekly Gift Adds Up
$1 Per Week
Provides two families with emergency food vouchers.
$3 Per Week
Provides one child with early literacy services.
$5 Per Week
Provides five youth mentored matches including training.
$10 Per Week
Provides four weeks of summer day camp for ten children.
$15 Per Week
Provides one educational event for the whole community.
$20 Per Week
Provides one handicap ramp or 22 nights of food and shelter for homeless youth.
Clare and Gladwin County
programs funded through your donations
211 Northeast Michigan
- Comprehensive Information and Referral
The Arnold Center
- Gladwin County Connection
Clare County Habitat for Humanity
Clare Gladwin Great State Collaborative
- Imagination Library
Girl Scouts, Heart of Michigan
Gladwin C.A.N. Prevention Council
- Friendly Driver / Shopper Program
Gladwin Young Life
Listening Ear Crisis Center
- 24-Hour Crisis Center & Suicide Prevention Helpline
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
- Runaway and Homeless Youth Program
- Transitional Living Program
Michigan Crossroads Council, Boy Scouts of America
Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters
- One-to-One Mentoring
Mid Michigan Community Action Agency
- Early Childhood Events
- Fresh Food Voucher / Emergency Food Pantry
Mid Michigan Industries
- MMI Community Connections Program
- MMI Community Employment Program
Northern Michigan Alliance for Children
- Body Safety Prevention Education
R.I.S.E. Advocacy Center
- Shelter and Programming Support
- Children’s Program
- Domestic Violence Program
- Sexual Assault Program
Ten Sixteen Recovery Network
- Center for Recovery & Wellness
How to Give
Click the links to the right to give, or mail a donation to our office. Additionally, if your company runs a workplace campaign, please consider participating. Payroll deduction makes it easy to give!
United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties
P.O. Box 116
Clare, MI 48617
Please specify if donation is for Clare or Gladwin County. Thank you!