YOUNG MUSICIANS from the 3rd Degree Burns band are shown during the recent Raise Up Shiawassee kick-off event at the Lebowsky Center for Performing Arts in Owosso.

(Independent Photo/Karen Mead-Elford)


   “Give Where You Live” is the theme for the 2022 #raiseUPshiawassee campaign where twenty-five local nonprofit organizations are working together to raise awareness and much-needed funds to serve the needs of the people in Shiawassee County. 

   Raise Up Shiawassee is a collaborative effort between United Way, the Shiawassee Community Foundation, the Cook Family Foundation and numerous local nonprofit groups. Giving Tuesday falls on Tuesday, Nov. 29 this year – with the focus on supporting nonprofit organizations in their efforts to provide for others and thus, strengthen the Shiawassee County community. 

   To streamline the donation process for Shiawassee County residents to give to #raiseUPshiawassee participants, the United Way is managing the donation process on behalf of local nonprofits. United Way will distribute 100 percent of the funds to the designated organizations with no administrative fee assessed. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 31. 

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Giving Tuesday and Beyond! #raiseUPshiawasseeGiving Tuesday and Beyond! was last modified: November 22nd, 2022 by Karen Elford