United Way of the Lakeshore Receives $12,000 Grant to Establish an Emergency Loan Fund for Workers

MUSKEGON, Michigan — United Way of the Lakeshore has received a $12,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Muskegon County to support its Workforce Stability & Employer Resource Network. The award comes from the Douglas A. Rosen Fund at the Community Foundation.

Christine J. Robere, President & CEO, United Way of the Lakeshore said, “This grant will be used to develop an emergency loan program for workers to access in times of need.” Robere added, “This will let workers get a loan to help out in an emergency such as auto repairs, health care, or housing. One never knows when an emergency will arise. This program will provide a safety net for those times.”

United Way of the Lakeshore is uniting to inspire change and build thriving communities. Our Bold Goal – 10,000 more working families meet their basic needs by 2025. For more information, contact United Way of the Lakeshore at 231-332-4047 or visit www.unitedwaylakeshore.org.