Michigan LECET

The Laborers Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) is a charitable fund, jointly managed by our Union and signatory contractors. The non-profit promotes our Union, the construction industry, and helps facilitate charitable donations.

In the past 24 years, Michigan LECET has donated over $10 million to local area charities. Learn more about some of our giving below.

If you would like to learn more about the work LECET does on behalf of our Union and signatory contractors, or have a charity you would like to recommend, contact LECET at


First Day Shoe Fund

The First Day Shoe Fund is a non-profit that is dedicated to providing a new pair of shoes to Kalamazoo school kids who qualify for free or reduced lunch.


Ramp Build

Members of Laborers, in the Great Lakes Bay Region, help build accessibility ramps in their community ensuring that homeowners can access their residence’s without undue burden.


Flint Water

The Laborers in Flint have been assisting with water drives and donating semi trucks of water since January 2016.