United Way for Southeastern Michigan is a nonprofit organization in Detroit that mobilizes volunteers and philanthropic groups to make a positive impact in the community. The organization has launched the COVID-19 Community Response Fund to assist vulnerable populations such as seniors, children, and low-income families. United Way connects struggling households to resources that meet their immediate needs such as food and housing. It helps families find childcare, financial coaching, and job training programs. United Way works to ensure that children are equipped with the tools they need to succeed. The organization offers career fairs and enrichment opportunities and supports after school and summer programs. United Way relies on the generosity of its donors to help families stay out of crisis. United Way reports that 44 percent of southeast Michigan households struggle to meet their basic needs, being just one incident away from financial crisis.