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January 25, 2018

United Way applauds MA House of Representatives for addressing critical issues of affordable housing, economic development and early education

Housing Bond Bill passed today includes extension of successful Community Investment Tax Credit program and fund for early education facilities BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley…

January 18, 2018

U.S. Department of Education Awards $3.9M to Expand BoSTEM, a Citywide Initiative to Increase STEM Programming

Aims to Close Opportunity Gaps and Prepare Students for Science, Technology Workforce BOSTON —  Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang today joined leaders…

December 12, 2017

Local Nonprofit Leaders: Proposed US Tax Reform Will Hurt People in Need

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network and Catholic Charities of Boston today issued the following joint statement outlining their concerns about the impact of…

November 3, 2017

Opening Day for United Way’s North Shore AmeriCorps Program

AmeriCorps members sworn in today to serve students in Lynn and Salem BOSTON, MA – United Way’s North Shore AmeriCorps team today kicked off the 2017-2018 service year at the…

November 2, 2017

Real Estate and Building Industry raises $3 million to support United Way’s work to help end homelessness in Greater Boston

24th Annual United Way Real Estate and Building Industry Leadership Breakfast honors National Development/Charles River Realty Investors BOSTON — In 1993, real estate industry leaders Kevin Phelan and the late…

October 25, 2017

Mayor Walsh Launches Programs to Increase Economic Mobility For Boston Residents

Boston Builds Credit will raise credit scores for 25,000 Boston residents  BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today launched a first-in-the-nation Citywide credit building initiative,  Boston Builds Credit (BBC), which will…

October 11, 2017

United Way Celebrates Women’s Leadership and Philanthropy

BOSTON — United Way’s Women’s Leadership Breakfast brought together over 700 women to celebrate the collective power of women and raise funds for important causes in the community.  The cornerstone event…

October 10, 2017

John Hancock’s Jennifer Gugliotti named co-chair of United Way’s Women United

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley recently named Jennifer Gugliotti, JD. LL.M and associate vice president and senior counsel at John Hancock, as co-chair of United…

September 20, 2017

Housing Bond Bill Advances Reauthorizations of Community Investment Tax Credit and Early Education and Out-of-School-Time Capital Fund

BOSTON – United Way praised the Joint Committee on Housing for including two key provisions in the Housing Bond Bill that advanced today on Beacon Hill that would strengthen neighborhoods…

September 6, 2017

New England Patriots and NFL Commit $150,000 to Bridge Over Troubled Waters for Community Service Project

Today, volunteers from the NFL, New England Patriots, Bridge Over Troubled Waters (BOTW) and the United Way teamed to build a playground, refurbish an outdoor space, and help set up…