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Mike Shalley, Member Services Director and Barb Lezotte, PR Consultant, accept the Diamond Award

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Mike Shalley, former Member Services Director and Barb Lezotte, PR Consultant, accept the Diamond Award



(03/20/2020) Shoeline Media Group - FiveCAP modifies, but continues, services to community (FiveCAP)

(03/17/2020) The Daily News - Meal sites closed in Dickinson, Iron counties (DICSA)

(03/17/2020) Interlochen Public Radio - Coronavirus Resources (NMCAA)

(03/16/2020) The Herald-Palladium - Oldham takes over as SMCAA executive director (SMCAA)

(03/15/2020) Bedford Now - 2020 Census to get underway, quick participation encouraged (Monroe)

(03/14/2020) MLive - Family Health, Community Action Agency shut down some services as precaution against coronavirus spread (CAAJLH)

(03/13/2020) Cadillac News - Community Resources for COVID-19 school shutdown (NMCAA)

(03/13/2020) WEMU - Census 2020: The Census Form Process And Community Impact (Washtenaw)

(03/10/2020) Macomb Daily - Macomb Community Action Walk for Warmth raises more than $18,000 (Macomb)

(03/02/2020) UP Matters - Successful Walk for Warmth raises funds to help people heat their homes (MDSCAA)

(03/02/2020) Sturgis Journal - Walk for Warmth’ raises $12K to heat homes (CAASCM)

(02/29/2020) The Oakland Press - 30th annual Walk for Warmth heats up Great Lakes Crossing (OLHSA)

(02/29/2020) TV 6 - MDSCAA holds annual Walk for Warmth (MDSCAA)

(02/28/2020) Hillsdale Daily News - 2020 U.S. Census to begin (CAAJLH)

(02/27/2020) Cheboygan Daily Tribune - Consumers Energy matches Warm Hearts, Warm Homes funding to NEMCSA (NEMCSA)

(02/26/2020) Tri-City Times - Helping our neighbors stay warm (HDC)

(02/21/2020) Huron Daily Tribune - HDC employee shares personal testimony of hardship and triumph (HDC)

(02/21/2020) Daily Press - Annual Walk for Warmth fundraiser Feb. 29 (MDSCAA)

(02/20/2020) WILX 10 -Mayor Dobies forms city Poverty Council, enlists nonprofit leaders (CAAJLH)

(02/17/2020) Macomb Daily - Walk for Warmth in Roseville helps heat homes (Macomb)

(02/17/2020) Bedford Now - Census committee sets goal to count Monroe County (MCOP)

(02/14/2020) C and G News - Community prepares for 30th annual Walk for Warmth (Macomb)

(02/13/2020) Okland Press - Walk for Warmth raising money for emergency winter assistance this month (OLHSA)

(02/11/2020) WTVB - Walk Across Branch County becomes community event (CAASCM)

(02/10/2020) Crain's - Oakland County forms partnership with nonprofit health agencies to address gaps (OLHSA)

(02/07/2020) News Advocate- FiveCAP seeks community support for Walk for Warmth (FiveCAP)

(02/06/2020) The Daily News - Frosty 5K a success (DICSA)

(02/06/2020) Huron Daily Tribune - Walk for Warmth scheduled for Feb. 22 (HDC)

(02/03/2020) 9 & 10 News - Get Taxes Filed for Free, Home Buying Help at Super Saturday in Traverse City (NMCAA)

(01/31/2020) Detroit News - Detroit encourages residents to claim earned income tax credit (WMCAA)

(01/31/2020) WHMI - Participants Sought For OLHSA's Walk For Warmth 30th Anniversary (OLHSA)

(01/31/2020) Holland Sentinel - Walk For Warmth returns to Ottawa County (Ottawa)

(01/29/2020) Yahoo Finance - DTE Energy Helps Customers in Need with $5 Million Donation to Outreach Agencies WMCAA)

(01/29/2020) LMT Online - NMCAA Super Saturday Special on Feb. 8 (NMCAA)

(01/29/2020) Morning Sun - Local homeless agencies prep for annual homeless count  (EightCAP)

(01/27/2020) Iron Mountain Daily News - Iron County ride services (DICSA)

(01/27/2020) Daily Press - Community Action Agency helps homeless (MDSCAA)

(01/24/2020) Lansing State Journal - Facing homelessness? These Lansing organizations received $14M to help you (CACS)

(01/23/2020) 9 & 10 News - HUD Awards Michigan $73 Million to Fight Homelessness (NMCAA)

(01/21/2020) The Daily News - EightCAP president moving on (EightCAP)

(01/20/2020) Hillsdale Daily News - MLK Day observed across Monroe County (MCOP)

(01/19/2020) MLive - Volunteers needed for homeless count day in Jackson (CAAJLH)

(01/19/2020) TV 6 - 'Eat for Heat' brunch helps give winter heating assistance (MDSCAA)

(01/18/2020) The Daily News - Montcalm County officials advocating for local veterans (EightCAP)

(01/17/2020) WILX 10 - Delta Dental invests in treatment facility (CAAJLH)

(01/15/2020) Monroe County’s Census committee begins work (MCOP)

(01/13/2020) Hillsdale Daily News - Monroe County Opportunity Program notice to mechanical contractors (MCOP)

(01/07/2020) Fox 47 News - Interested in Making a Difference in Your Community and Learning How to Prepare Taxes? (CAAJLH)

(01/05/2020) Manistee News - Many options available for heating assistance this winter (FiveCAP)

(01/04/2020) Daily Press - Sackerson Charitable Foundation awards funds to local groups (MDSCAA)