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In the news:

United Way for Southeastern Michigan: Summer Discovery Programs Launch Enrollment Across Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties

April 9, 2024

United Way for Southeastern Michigan and Ballmer Group Philanthropy are proud to announce open enrollment for Summer Discovery, an innovative program designed to provide free, high-quality summer experiences for kids in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

Macomb Daily: Summer Discovery program offered to Macomb County schools

February 23, 2024

Schools in Macomb County have a few more weeks to apply for the Summer Discovery program provided by the Ballmer Group and United Way for Southeastern Michigan. There is $2,000 per student available.

Michigan Chronicle: Ballmer Group, United Way Unveil ‘Summer DIscovery’ to Bridge K-8 Educational Gaps

February 6, 2024

The exciting news is on the horizon for students in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties as Ballmer Group and United Way for Southeastern Michigan launch a groundbreaking initiative called Summer Discovery.

Bridge Detroit: United Way, Ballmer Group looking to offer free summer school for Detroit students

January 31, 2024

After a scaled back summer school program last year, the Detroit Public Schools Community District may have more to offer students in 2024 thanks to funding from community partners. 

PRESS RELEASE: Summer Learning Initiative Launching in Southeast Michigan

January 30, 2024

Ballmer Group and United Way for Southeastern Michigan unveil Summer Discovery: a free learning initiative to bridge educational gaps for K-8 students. Application now open for sites looking to provide summer learning!