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Michigan is the latest state to offer a lottery-style incentive for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine under a new partnership with Meijer Inc. and the Michigan Association of United Ways.
The corporate foundations of the state’s two major energy utilities have distributed nearly $26.5 million in direct relief funds to meet basic needs such as food, shelter and personal protective equipment since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The choices facing nearly two-thirds of Black households in Michigan are stark and unrelenting, with many forced to choose between paying for a prescription or food, a utility bill or rent.
A significant and expanding group of people in Michigan are working but still not bringing home a paycheck big enough to cover their basic expenses.