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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)

On Track Math & Reading    
After School Programs - Lights On After School (M)
K-3 Literacy Tutors - Hope Network (M)
55+ Literacy Tutors - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (M)
Young Brothers - My Brothers Keeper  (M)
Foster Grandparents - Catholic Charities (M,N)
Family Literacy - Read Muskegon  (M)

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

Advocacy & Outreach - ARC  (M)    
Youth Mentors - Big Brothers Big Sisters (M,N,O)
Leadership Dev. - Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts (M,N,O)
After School Programs - Boys & Girls Club (M), Lights On After School (M)

Post High School Success    
College Access  - Oceana CAN (O)
Volunteering - Youth United (M)


Income Stability

Stable Employment & Increasing Wage
Success Coach - Employer Resource Network (M)

Established Savings
MoneyWorks & VITA - Goodwill (M,N,O)
Quality Learning Initiative - Arbor Circle (M)

Housing Stability
Safe Shelter - Every Woman's Place (M)
Housing First HARA - Community enCompass (M)
Rent, Utilities, Food - Salvation Army (M)
Permanent Supportive Housing - Oceana Home Partnership (O)

Manageable Expenses
Food, Shelter, Utilities, Transportation - Mission for Area People (M)
Transportation Vouchers - Disability Network (N)
Financial Literacy  - Love, INC (M,N)
Wheels to Work  Planning - Goodwill (M,N,O)

Benefit Access
Resource Connection - CALL 2-1-1 (M) & Heart of West Michigan United Way 2-1-1 (N,O)
Disaster Relief - Red Cross (M,N,O)
Mobile Food Pantries - Collaborative (M,N,O)
Emergency Food & Shelter - Collaborative (M,N,O)
Armed Forces Assistance - Red Cross (N)



Good Nutrition & Active Lifestyle
Healthy Event - Ride United (M,O)
1 in 21 Healthy Muskegon - Collaborative (M)
Healthy Eating - Empowerment Network (N)
Nutrition - Prevention Child Abuse & Neglect (N)
Volunteer for Dental - Access Health (M)

Safe & Caring Home & Community
Balanced & Restorative Justice & Family Mediation - Mediation & Restorative Services (M,O)
CASA, Advocacy & Prevention - Child Abuse Council (M)
Senior Companion - Catholic Charities (M,N)
Domestic Violence Intervention - Legal Aid (M,N,O), COVE (O)

Access to Care & Counseling
Senior Medical Transportation - Red Cross (M)
Behavioral Health Services - Catholic Charities (M)
Counseling - Mercy Life Counseling (M)
Counseling - Arbor Circle (N)
Services to Armed Forces - Red Cross (N)
Hearing - Association for Blind & Visually Impaired (N,O)

Kids Have a Healthy Start
Healthy Families & Teen Parenting - Catholic Charities (M,O)
Smoking Prevention - Mercy Health (M)


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

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