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April 15, 2020

Somerville Cares COVID-19 Relief Fund Launches

Joint effort by City of Somerville and United Way to support urgent, basic needs of Somerville Community impacted by COVID-19 pandemic SOMERVILLE, MA – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and United…

April 14, 2020

Dozens of Artists Support Massachusetts Families Affected by COVID-19

Boston – Music has always had the power to lift people up in trying times. Now, dozens of musicians, most based in Massachusetts, are singing to raise money for the United…

April 10, 2020

Community Leaders, United Way Launch One Chelsea Fund

New Fund to Help Individuals and Families Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis Chelsea, MA — Community leaders in Chelsea, in partnership with City Manager Tom Ambrosino and United Way…

April 7, 2020

Family Access of Newton Named Lead Agency for Newton COVID-19 Care Fund Distribution

NEWTON – Family Access of Newton, an established local non-profit organization with a track record of distributing emergency funds, has been designated by the leadership team of the Newton COVID-19…

April 1, 2020

Mayor McGee, Community Leaders, United Way Launch Lynn Community Care Fund

New Fund To Help Individuals and Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis LYNN, MA — Community leaders in Lynn, in partnership with Mayor Tom McGee and United Way of Massachusetts…

March 27, 2020

United Way COVID-19 Family Support Fund Distributes $378,000 to 36 Organizations Assisting Individuals and Families Impacted by the Crisis

MARCH 27, 2020 –Less than two weeks after launching a fundraising effort to help individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley…

March 21, 2020

United Way organizations provide additional $55,000 to Mass 2-1-1 to help meet additional COVID-19 demand

Boston, MA – United Way chapters across the Commonwealth are committing an additional $55,000 to the operations of Mass 2-1-1 to help staff meet the high call volume due to…

March 14, 2020

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Launches COVID-19 Family Support Fund 

Funds Raised Will Help Meet the Basic Needs of Working Families Across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern NH Affected By the Crisis MARCH 14, 2020 — United Way of Massachusetts Bay…

February 28, 2020

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Appoints Bob Giannino as Next President and CEO

Selected for His Ability to Deliver New Perspectives and Drive New Partnerships, Giannino Will Lead Organization’s Work to Create Positive, Lasting Change for People in Need The Board of Directors…

November 23, 2019

United Way’s Annual Thanksgiving Project Distributes Meals to over 11,000 Local Families in Need

BOSTON — Hundreds of volunteers joined United Way’s 20th Annual Thanksgiving Project at 20 locations throughout Greater Boston, the South Shore, North Shore and Merrimack Valley yesterday  to distribute more…