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JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 6, 2017 – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan.

“Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees are committed to the communities we serve, and we are proud to work with Habitat to build bright futures for families across our state,” said Brandon Hofmeister, president of the Consumers Energy Foundation.

Legislation in the Michigan Senate would allow lenders to make two-year loans up to $2,500 and collect $8,344 after fees

Lansing, MI — Eighty-seven Michigan organizations — including nonprofits, churches, cities and unions — signed a letter to Michigan Senators opposing SB 430-432. The bills will expand payday lending products by allowing lenders to offer loans with fees equivalent to triple-digit interest rates and give lenders access to the borrower’s bank account.

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, along with support from Consumers Energy and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), completed work to help repair the homes of two local U.S. military veterans.  The project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by Consumers Energy and MSHDA to help build, rehabilitate or repair the homes of U.S. military veterans and their families.

Lansing, MI – Governor Rick Snyder recently announced the winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards. Among the 49 honorees was the Michigan’s Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Program. The program is receiving an Outstanding National Service Program award, which honors organizations that provide a high-quality national service program that yields a significant impact in a Michigan community.