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October 12, 2020

United Way: Governor Baker’s Eviction Diversion Initiative is an Important First Step

Less than one week before the statewide eviction moratorium was set to expire, Governor Charlie Baker today announced a $171 million eviction diversion plan to deploy assistance to Massachusetts tenants…

September 28, 2020

United Way Calls for Robust Housing Investments and Financial Relief for Tenants

Region braces for a potential tripling of evictions related to COVID-19  With the statewide eviction moratorium set to expire on October 17, 2020, Massachusetts is in a make-or-break moment to prevent an…

September 14, 2020

Six months after onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, United Way reports helping more than 300,000 households with financial assistance

Six months after launching its Covid-19 Family Support Fund and targeting relief efforts in more than a dozen cities hard-hit by the public health and economic impact of the pandemic,…

September 9, 2020

City of Malden, United Way and Community Partners Launch Malden Together Fund to Support Malden Residents Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Malden Together Fund will be seeded by a $50,000 grant from United Way Malden, MA – The City of Malden, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and several…

August 25, 2020

In the Face of COVID-19 Challenges, Nonprofits Innovate and Partner to Solve Community Issues

United Way’s 2020 Venture Fund Competition, presented by Aetna, awards $300,000 to four game-changing Ideas BOSTON — To help local nonprofits innovate and address the critical needs that are growing…

August 21, 2020

Northern Trust Awards $75,000 to United Way to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Massachusetts

BOSTON — United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley received a $75,000 donation from Northern Trust in support of COVID-19 relief efforts as part of THE NORTHERN TRUST Charity…

August 18, 2020

United Way Announces Christi Staples as New Director of Statewide Campaign to End Homelessness

BOSTON – Since 2015, the Commonwealth’s Pay for Success partnership to reduce chronic individual homelessness has provided stable housing for 1,014 homeless individuals.  Over 87% of the people aided by this…

August 3, 2020

Bob Giannino Steps in to Lead United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley as Next President and CEO

BOSTON — Bob Giannino officially begins serving in his new role today as the new President and Chief Executive Officer at United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, leading…

July 9, 2020

Envision Bank Contributes $10,000 to Resilient Randolph Fund

Randolph, MA — Helping to meet a dire and growing need for financial assistance among families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Envision Bank is contributing $10,000 to the Resilient Randolph…

June 22, 2020

Massachusetts United Ways meet with Congressional delegation, urge greater support for nonprofits and working families

BOSTON – On June 18, 2020, nine United Way chapters across Massachusetts joined 200 leaders from 35 states for the first ever United Way Virtual Hill Day to advocate for…