Michigan Nonprofit Association Blog

MNA’s Blog is designed to give you, the nonprofit community, an informal look into the issues currently facing Michigan’s nonprofit sector and an opportunity to share tools, resources and best practices. It’s also a way for us to get to know each other a little bit better through candid discussions of the topics, challenges and opportunities that our sector deals with on a regular basis. Check back daily and participate in the discussions by posting a comment or emailing our bloggers. We love hearing from you!

COVID Anniversary Statement

As of this morning, the death toll for Michiganders who have died from Covid-19 currently stands at 16,218. And for many of us, those statistics represent a loved one, friend or colleague taken from us far too soon.

The Covid-19 pandemic disrupted our lives in a multitude of ways. Things that many of us took for granted— like hugs, celebratory birthday dinners, vacations, and lunches with colleagues — were no longer considered safe. The transition to online schooling required some of you to become homeschool teachers while juggling work and other household responsibilities. In addition to the risks to our physical health, Covid-19 took a toll on our emotional health. There are many unsung heroes of this crisis, and I salute all of you who found the strength to keep moving even when times were tough.

Read more here.