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Help Center Capital Improvements

United Way of Genesee County

www.unitedwaygenesee.org

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Meeting Evolving Community Needs
  • Grant Amount $17,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2021–October 31, 2022
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant increase to United Way of Genesee County will provide additional funds for facility repairs at R.L. Jones Community Outreach Center located at Greater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ in Flint. The repairs are needed due to the high volume of Help Center activities at the site since 2016. The Help Centers started as a response to the water crisis and have continued to provide needed resources during the pandemic. Each week, heavy semitrucks deliver food, water and other resources to the Help Center sites which has had a significant impact on the parking lots and warehouses. The Help Centers work with many other organizations across the city, including the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Genesee Health System, Hamilton Healthcare Network and Genesee County Health Department.