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February 26, 2019

National Grid Foundation Awards $150,000 to United Way for Local Families in Need

BOSTON — The National Grid Foundation has awarded United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley a $150,000 grant to provide emergency fuel-neutral financial assistance to local families in need…

February 11, 2019

New data from United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley shows 11 percent increase in calls for assistance to Mass 2-1-1

BOSTON –  United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley is today releasing new data from Mass 2-1-1, a free health and human service referral line funded by United Way,…

January 14, 2019

United Way Announces Resources for Workers Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown

JANUARY 14, 2018 — As the government shutdown enters its 24th day, the effects are starting to be felt by the 420,000 federal employees working without pay and the 380,000…

November 30, 2018

United Way To Hold Community Impact Funding Informational Meeting

The Community Impact Committee of the United Way in Greater Attleboro/Taunton will hold an informational meeting on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 9am at the offices of Princess House, (470…

November 26, 2018

Bank of America, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, HomeStart and United Way announce new partnership to expand first-in-the-nation eviction-prevention program

Boston – (November 26, 2018) Bank of America, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), HomeStart and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley are today announcing a new first-in-the-nation partnership aimed…

November 17, 2018

United Way’s Annual Thanksgiving Project Distributes Meals to Over 7,000 Local Families in Need

Demand for meals this year increased by over 500 families and distribution includes new locations BOSTON — Hundreds of volunteers today joined United Way’s 19th Annual Thanksgiving Project to distribute…

October 25, 2018

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Expands to include the Greater Attleboro and Taunton Region

Merger will allow for greater collaboration and service to the most people in need The Boards of Directors of the United Way of Greater Attleboro and Taunton (UWGAT) and United…

October 3, 2018

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Announces $100,000 to Expand Successful BoSTEM Initiative with Boston Public Schools

Kick-Off Event Highlights Success of Citywide Initiative and Adds Four New Partners Advancing STEM Programming & Access to Nearly 10,000 students by 2022 in grades 6-8. BOSTON – United Way…

September 21, 2018

United Way Raises $170,000 for Greater Lawrence Relief Fund, Continues Providing Disaster-Related 211 Service

National Grid Gives $50,000 to Help Families In Need September 21, 2018 – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced it has raised $170,000 for its Greater…

September 14, 2018

TD Bank and United Way establish Greater Lawrence Relief Fund

Initial distribution of $50,000 will go to four local organizations September 14, 2018 – TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank@ and United…