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August 17, 2021

What Does the Future Hold for Boston?

Mayoral Candidates Outline Key Role for Nonprofit Partnerships in Advancing a Strong, Equitable and More Resilient City BOSTON – Boston’s Mayoral Candidates are affirming the value of partnering with the…

August 5, 2021

United Way announces 2021 Venture Fund Awards in partnership with Aetna/CVS Health

As the region recovers from the impact of Covid-19, grants will address continued need for food security, housing stability and transitions to back to school for young children BOSTON –…

August 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Summer Learning Opportunities

Administration Awards $7 million to New Summer Step Up Programs to Give Extra Support to Young Learners REVERE– The Baker-Polito Administration, in partnership with the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and…

July 27, 2021

United Way: Invest American Rescue Act Funds in Affordable Housing and Supportive Services

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today urged the Joint Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Federal Stimulus and Census Oversight to…

July 12, 2021

Daphne Principe-Griffin, New Chief of Staff of Region’s Largest United Way, Brings Experience Addressing Equity and Opportunity Gaps

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley welcomes Daphne Principe-Griffin as the organization’s new Chief of Staff, President and CEO Bob Giannino announced today.  Principe-Griffin brings more…

June 21, 2021

Joint Statement of Granite United Way and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

The Boards of Directors of Granite United Way and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and the United Way of the Greater Seacoast Regional Advisory Board today announce…

June 17, 2021

A Safe Space to Speak Out 

The resignation last week of two Latina Boston School Committee members over accusations of racial bias is a somber and important moment that we cannot let pass by.   In our view, the comments…

May 6, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration Partners with United Way to Launch Summer Step Up Program for Young Learners

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, is awarding United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley up to $10 million…

February 23, 2021

Statement of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Regarding Leadership Change at United Way Worldwide

United Way Worldwide (“UWW”) announced recently that CEO Brian Gallagher will be stepping down from his position effective March 1, 2021. His resignation comes amidst allegations against UWW of sexual…

February 11, 2021

United Way’s Mass 2-1-1 Emerges as a Critical Lifeline During the COVID-19 Pandemic

BOSTON – Whether it is providing information to prevent evictions, connecting people to mental health resources, or helping to facilitate Covid-19 vaccination appointments, United Way’s Mass 2-1-1 hotline is available…