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Ford’s Joe Hinrichs to Chair Giving Campaign for United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Ford’s Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations, will lead the United Way for Southeastern Michigan Community Giving Campaign from 2018 through 2020. Hinrichs begins his two-year commitment as campaign chair in July and will become the face of United Way’s annual giving campaign.

“Ford’s mission to make people’s lives better is advanced and bolstered by our long-term relationship with United Way,” said Hinrichs. “It is my privilege to serve in this leadership capacity and I look forward to working closely with the people of Metro Detroit to raise the quality of life for all people facing challenges in our community.” 

Since 1949, Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, has been a proud supporter of United Way for Southeastern Michigan and its predecessor United Foundation of Detroit. Read the United Way’s full news release on the appointment of Joe Hinrichs here


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