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November 1, 2019

Opening Day for United Way’s North Shore AmeriCorps Program

United Way announces program expansion to Gloucester as 20 AmeriCorps members are sworn in to serve English Learner students on the North Shore United Way’s North Shore AmeriCorps team today…

October 18, 2019

Greater Boston’s Influential Women Business and Community Leaders Boost United Way’s Early Childhood Work in the Community

BOSTON — Nearly 500 of the region’s most influential women business and community leaders yesterday joined United Way’s 24th Annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast, raising over $225,000 to support United Way’s…

October 17, 2019

Mintz and United Way Sign Innovative New Partnership Agreement to Better Community

BOSTON – Mintz is pleased to announce a new partnership with United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, a nonprofit organization—servicing individuals in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine—focused on…

July 30, 2019

Senator Eldridge, United Way and Boston Builds Credit join community partners to advocate for credit-building legislation to create upward economic mobility

BOSTON — Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton), United Way and Boston Builds Credit today joined LISC Boston, WinnCompanies, Jewish Community Relations Council and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) to offer testimony…

July 17, 2019

Cape Ann Communities Announce New Partnership to Prepare More Area High School Students for Education and Career Opportunities

CAPE ANN, MA — In an effort to increase the number of Cape Ann students who go on to post-secondary education or career paths after graduation, a network of education…

July 16, 2019

Eversource Energy Awards $410,000 to United Way

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley announced today that Eversource Energy is awarding United Way $410,000 to help United Way’s work moving families out of poverty,…

July 1, 2019

HomeStart’s Renew Collaborative Program Expands to the South Shore, Offering Crucial Resources to Prevent Homelessness by Reducing Evictions

Building off initial success in Boston, Bank of America, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, HomeStart and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley extend pioneering venture into Brockton, Fall River and…

June 12, 2019

Michael K. Durkin, President and CEO of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, Announces Retirement After Four Decades of Service

Boston – The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced that Michael K. Durkin, who has led as President & CEO for over a decade and has…

May 24, 2019

And the Winners Are…Game-Changing Community Partnerships Awarded Over $300,000 at United Way’s First Venture Fund Pitch Night, Presented by Aetna

BOSTON — Four game-changing community partnerships became the first to win grants of up to $75,000 at United Way of Massachusetts Bay’s first-ever Venture Fund competition, held in collaboration with…

May 17, 2019

United Way and Aetna Launch $300,000 Venture Fund to Seed Innovative, Collaborative New Approaches to Community Issues

Eight Local Nonprofits to Compete for up to $75,000 each on May 22 BOSTON — United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, in collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health…