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June 11, 2014

Women’s Leadership Council throws Community Baby Shower for 100 moms

For many expecting mothers, having a baby is an exciting time to celebrate; but for those who do not have the resources and support needed, it can be an overwhelming…

June 4, 2014

United Way to award $34.4 million in 2015

Funding plan aims to increase school readiness, prevent high school dropout and lift families out of poverty BOSTON – Beginning July 1, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley…

May 23, 2014

United Way to Honor UMass Lowell Head Ice Hockey Coach Norm Bazin

Spring fundraising event supports summer programs for Lowell youth LOWELL – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced that UMass Lowell Head Ice Hockey coach Norm Bazin…

May 15, 2014

United Way Worldwide Celebrates Corporate Champions of Change

Some of our best local partners recognized, including Bank of America, Deloitte, P&G, UPS, and Target This week, United Way Worldwide recognized eleven companies as “Outstanding Strategic Partners,” celebrating their…

May 8, 2014

Mayor Walsh taps United Way and Thrive in 5 for Universal Pre-K Advisory Committee

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh yesterday announced a task force to double enrollment in Pre-K programs by 2018 – naming United Way Senior Vice President for Community Impact Peg Sprague and…

May 6, 2014

Tocqueville Society Celebration Honors Leadership Excellence

United Way’s annual Tocqueville Society celebration, held on Monday, May 5, celebrated the organization’s most prominent philanthropic citizens for their work on behalf of United Way.  The event also honors…

April 21, 2014

This is our city: Uber, United Way partner to celebrate Boston’s strength as a community

BOSTON — This weekend, people come together from all over the globe to celebrate human perseverance in the city of champions. In the spirit of the Boston Marathon, Uber is partnering…

April 4, 2014

“Brain Building in Progress” Week kicks off across Massachusetts

BBiP Week highlights events for families and children in 85 communities; Campaign aims to engage all who interact with children around the importance of early childhood development BOSTON – The rising…

March 28, 2014

Celebrating the community’s impact on one million lives

2014 LIVE UNITED Awards honor volunteers, corporate and community partners Last night, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley celebrated the impact of more than 60,000 individual donors, volunteers, community…

March 14, 2014

United Way Worldwide presents Waltham-based Constant Contact with Partnership Award

Earlier this week, leaders from United Way Worldwide presented Waltham-based Constant Contact, a leading provider of online marketing tools for small businesses and nonprofits, with a United Way Partnership Award.…