The Michigan Statewide Payroll Conference Committee believes that we should give back to our community.  Every year a new local charity or two are chosen to be the recipients of the generosity of our attendees.  

This year the Statewide Committee chose The Battlecreek VA Medical Center and the Humane Society of Southcentral Michigan as the designated Community Outreach programs for the 2017 Statewide Conference.



Battle Creek VA Medical Center

Battle Creek VA Medical Center: Serves over 42,000 Veterans in 22 counties of the southwestern Lower Peninsula. They have a total of 276 operating beds for medical, mental health and the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program. The Medical Center offers a wide variety of health care services, which includes both inpatient and outpatient care. The Mission Statement of the Battle Creek VA Medical Center: Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. 

In addition to cash and check donations: New men’s t-shirts, boxers, briefs, socks, coats, jackets, shoes and boots (size 10-13). Gift cards for Wendy’s, Burger King, McDonalds, Subway or Pizza Hut; gas cards; magazines and books, DVD movies, Music CDs, toiletries, forever postage stamps, individually wrapped snacks, de-café coffee, creamer and sugar.

For more information visit their website at




Humane Society of South Central Michigan

Humane Society of South Central Michigan: In addition to adoption services, the Humane Society has an animal foster care program to help “special needs” animals to become more adoptable, and keep them safe in the meantime. They have a volunteer program for their sanctuary of over 100 animals, a canine training institute, and community education with an emphasis on early childhood. The shelter also features a free-to-the-public dog park, called the “Bark Park”.

They accept cash, check and credit card donations. (They will have a credit card machine at Statewide). They also have a Wish List of items: Non-clumping kitty litter (biggest need), pet-safe non-toxic ice melt, liquid laundry detergent and dish soap, paper towels, bleach, extra-touch dog toys, Feliway spray and Feliway plug-in refills, and toilet paper.

For more information visit their website at