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United Way President Michael K. Durkin backs extending and expanding Community Investment Tax Credit

The following testimony was submitted today to the Joint Committee on Revenue, co-chaired by Senator Michael Brady and Representative Jay…

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Brain Building in Progress campaign honors six local communities for supporting early childhood development

BOSTON – Senate President Stan Rosenberg joined Tom Weber, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)…

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United Way backs legislation to expand high-quality summer learning programs

BOSTON — United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today submitted testimony to the Joint Committee on Education in…

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Governor Baker Declares February 11 as Mass 2-1-1 Day

2016 data for 2-1-1 shows many callers looking for assistance with basic needs BOSTON –  New data from Mass 2-1-1,…

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Governor Baker applauds data-driven approach to improving quality of early education programs

United Way Private Equity & Venture Capital Leadership Breakfast raises $500,000 this morning to advance early education efforts in the…

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Thanksgiving Project Provides 6,500 Local Families with Turkey and Fixings for Holiday Meal

Volunteers distribute 200,000 pounds of food in 11 local communities at United Way partner agencies United Way joined Catholic Charities…

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Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joins United Way and over 1,200 Real Estate Leaders to Support Ending Family Homelessness 

BOSTON – Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined over 1,200 real estate and building industry professionals in support of United…

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United Way Celebrates Women in Philanthropy

BOSTON — By age 15, Elizabeth Murray was living on the streets, riding the New York subway at night and…

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Bank of America and United Way hold first-ever Boston GradNation Community Summit

Local leaders in business, education, policy and philanthropy today joined Bank of America and United Way for the first-ever Boston GradNation…

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United Way and Boston College School of Social Work Announce Winners of IF Challenge Prize Competition to End Family Homelessness

BOSTON – What IF we could get closer to ending family homelessness in the state of Massachusetts? An inaugural competition…

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