Community Impact: Partnerships & Funded Programs

Helping ALICE: Community Impact Dollars & Partnerships at Work

Investment Communities:    M = Muskegon County    N= Newaygo County    O= Oceana County

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School Readiness

Pre-K Literacy Tutors - Hope Network (M)

Early Literacy - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (M, O)

Newaygo County Imagination Library (N)

On Track Math & Reading

After School Programs - Lights On After School - Includes Pathfinders, White Lake Community Ed, Orchard View Cardinal Elementary (M)

K-3 Literacy Tutors - Hope Network (M)

55+ Literacy Tutors - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (M)

Foster Grandparents - Catholic Charities (M,N)

Family Literacy/ 2Gen Tutoring - Read Muskegon  (M)

Great Start to Quality - Arbor Circle (N) 

Career Awareness    

Youth Employment Training - Michigan Works! (M,N,O)

Jobs for Michigan Graduates -) Youth Solutions (M)

Career Quest (M,N,O)


Advocacy & Outreach - The Arc Muskegon  (M)    

Youth Mentors - Big Brothers Big Sisters (M,O)

True Mentors Program - TrueNorth (N)

Leadership Dev. - Girl Scouts (M,O) & Boy Scouts (M,N,O)

Promise Program - Girl Scouts (M,N)

After School Programs - Boys & Girls Club (M), Lights On After School (M)

Youth Outreach - Staircase Youth Services, Inc (O)

College Access  - Oceana CAN (O)

Income Stability

Stable Employment & Increasing Wage

Success Coach - Employer Resource Network (M)

Building Savings Through Budgeting

MoneyWorks & VITA - Goodwill (M,N,O)

Financial Literacy - Love INC (M) & Love INC (N) 

Housing Stability

Safe Shelter & Housing First - Every Woman's Place (M)

Housing First HARA & Eviction Prevention Program - Community enCompass (M)

Rent, Utilities, Food - Salvation Army (M)

Housing, Shelter, Mentoring, Educational Guidance & Life Skills Training - Step Up (M) 

Manageable Expenses

Food, Shelter, Utilities, Transportation - Mission for Area People (M)

Transportation Vouchers - Disability Network (N,O)

Senior Medical Transportation - Agewell Services (M)

Benefit Access

Resource Connection - CALL 2-1-1 (M) & Heart of West Michigan United Way 2-1-1 (N,O)

Disaster Relief Services- Red Cross (M)

Mobile Food Pantries - Collaborative (M,N,O)

Emergency Food & Shelter - Collaborative (M,N,O)


Good Nutrition & Active Lifestyle

Healthy Event - Ride United (M,N,O)

Healthy Eating - Empowerment Network (N)

Children Nutrition; & Infant Car Seat Safety Programs - Prevention Child Abuse & Neglect (N)

Volunteer for Dental (M)

Weekend PowerPacks - TrueNorth (N)

Safe & Caring Home & Community

Balanced & Restorative Justice & Family Mediation - Mediation & Restorative Services (M,O)

CASA, Advocacy; & Prevention through Education - Child Abuse Council (M)

Senior Companions - Catholic Charities (N)

Domestic Violence Intervention - Legal Aid (M,N,O), COVE (O)

Counseling, Recovery & Sex Trafficking Recovery - The Hope Project (M)

Community Care - Compassion Home (N)

Youth Housing - Staricase Youth Services, Inc (O)

Access to Care & Counseling

Behavioral Health Services - Catholic Charities (M)

Counseling Services - Arbor Circle (N)

Hearing - Association for Blind & Visually Impaired (N)

Kids Have a Healthy Start

Healthy Families & Teen Parenting - Catholic Charities (M,O)

Teen Parenting Program - Catholic Charities (M)


United Way Community Partners: 

Harbor Hospice

Senior Resources 

Muskegon YMCA 

Other Impact Work:      Volunteering  ~  Advocacy  ~  Labor Engagement  ~  Collaboration  ~  Donor Designated Donations

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