Char-Em United Way

Char-Em United Way


Mission Statement

Uniting the people and resources of Charlevoix and Emmet Counties to build strong communities.

Vision Statement

Communities where individuals and families achieve their potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.


  • Collective Impact – We are better together, United. Char-Em United Way inspires people to get involved and focuses our collective resources for amplified results.
  • Equity of opportunity – We recognize inequities in our community and prioritize our resources to level the playing field so everyone can aspire to reach their full potential.
  • Service – We believe volunteerism transforms our communities and ourselves.
  • Connection – Our relationships—corporate, nonprofit, government, faith and philanthropic—are unique and strengthen our ability to collaborate, convene, leverage and achieve change.
  • Integrity – We act with integrity, in a transparent manner that justifies trust.
  • Innovation – We support new and better ways to solve old problems.
  • Measureable – We pursue excellence through ongoing assessment to achieve our goals.
  • Passion – We are tenaciously committed to building strong communities and driving positive social change.
Number of Employees: 
5 or less employees
Recruitment - Board of Directors Personnel committee chair

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