Op-Eds and Other News Items


(1/20/2017) Grand Rapids Business Journal - Partnership bringing needed workers to construction industry

(9/27/2016) The Detroit News - Why Michigan can’t turn its back on child care

(7/14/2016) The Times Herald - Dangerous bill would take food away from needy kids

(5/22/2016) The Detroit News - Energy Program's Renewal Promotes Self-Sufficiency

(12/10/2015) Holland Sentinel - My Take: Don't block path out of poverty

(9/14/2015) Crain's Detroit Business - Fate of Child Nutrition Act Determines Kids' Food, Futures

(6/24/2015) Lansing State Journal - Kate Birnbryer-White: Utilities should fund low-income energy assistance

Other News

(7/20/2017) Daily Tribune News - Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency using $125,000 grant to start Trauma Smart Program for area youth (OLHSA)

(7/20/2017) The Times Herald - Agency getting ready for backpack giveaway (BWCA)

(7/19/2017) The Herald-Palladium - Whirlpool's problem solvers (SMCAA)

(7/13/2017) Michigan Radio - Non-profit tweaks program, adds more money to help Flint residents behind on water bills (GCCARD)

(7/11/2017) Oakland Press News - Free meals all summer for Pontiac kids, young adults with disabilities (OLHSA)

(7/10/2017) Morning Sun News - Helping Hands program offers minor home repairs in Clare and Gladwin (MMCAA)

(6/28/2017) Macomb Daily News - Macomb County Action to Host 28th Senior Fun Festival (Macomb)

(5/19/2017) Cheboygan Daily Tribune - GSRP Head Start Program celebrates 52nd anniversary (NEMCSA)

(5/1/2017) Crain's Detroit - Programs would offer alternative to payday loans (MCA)

(4/19/2017) Daily Globe - GOCAA provides community with meals in Bessemer (GOCAA)

(4/6/2017) Oakland Press News - OLHSA raises $157k from Walk for Warmth (OLHSA)

(4/5/2017) The Alpena News - NEMCSA receives donation from Warm Hearts, Warm Homes program (NEMCSA)

(4/5/2017) Oakland Press News - Annual OLHSA Walk for Warmth breaks donation record (OLHSA)

(4/5/2017) MLive - $2.3M grant to fund 13 new Early Head Start classrooms in Genesee County (GCCARD)

(4/5/2017) CU Insight - Genisys Credit Union with record breaking donation to OLHSA (OLHSA)

(4/5/2017) Cheboygan Daily Tribune - PNC Bank makes donations to head start, GSRP programs (NEMCSA)

(4/4/2017) ABC News 12 - GCCARD receives grant to help with summer feeding program (GCCARD)

(3/28/2017) Mason County Press - FiveCAP receives $1.2 million in federal funding (FiveCAP)

(3/21/2017) The Oakland Press - Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency to receive $3.8 million for early childhood development (OLHSA)

(3/17/2017) Traverse City Record Eagle - Proposed federal budget cuts hit home in GT region (NMCAA)

(3/1/2017) The Oakland Press - Michigan Community Action partnership helps those on food assistance (MCA)

(2/13/2017) The Daily News - Next try in works for Central School funds (DICSA)

(2/11/2017) Wood TV 8 - ‘Walk for Warmth’ raises money for low-income families (ACSET)

(2/9/2017) Holland Sentinel - Community Action Agency's Walk for Warmth to be held Feb. 11 (OCCAA)

(2/8/2017) Record & Clarion - Mid Michigan Community Action – celebrating 50 years of helping people and changing lives (MMCAA)

(2/6/2017) ABC 10 News - City council considers proposal on affordable housing for seniors (CAAM)

(1/30/2017) 9&10 News - Otsego County Veteran Honored for Helping Other Veterans Before Sixth Deployment (NMCAA)

(1/26/2017) Daily Press - Local homeless population counted (MDSCAA)

(1/26/2017) Sat Press Releases - Walmart Donates $50,000 To Gleaners Community Food Bank (MCOP)

(1/21/2017) Livingston Daily - ‘Walk for Warmth’ for heating assistance (OLHSA)

(1/16/2017) Daily Telegram - Community Action Agency offers homebuyer class in Adrian (CAAJLH)

(1/13/2017) WHTC - Walk For Warmth: Community Action Agency (OCCAA)

(1/13/2017) St. Clair Shores Patch - Put on your sneakers! The Walk for Warmth Event is Nearly Here (Macomb)

(1/12/2017) Holland Sentinel - Walk for Warmth program aims to aid families with utility shutoffs (OCCAA)