United Way
of Massachusetts Bay
and Merrimack Valley

October 8, 2018

Teaching Kids How to Give Back after a Disaster Strikes

These days, it’s impossible not to know about the disasters that strike our communities, our nation, and our world. For…

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October 2, 2018

When Disaster Hits Home, United Way is Here to Help

At 4:30 pm on Thursday September 13th, two children waited to be picked up from Esther Brea’s family child care…

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September 25, 2018

Project Hope Provides Maria’s Family With a Path Home

Every parent has big dreams for their children. A great education, good, reliable friends, a future filled with opportunity —…

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September 18, 2018

From the Playground to the Playroom – Games That Teach Social Skills

Research has proven over and over the power of play to support children’s growth into healthy, productive adults. Unfortunately, for…
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September 13, 2018

Young People Achieve Educational Success at Sociedad Latina

Miguel came to the mainland US from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, seeking a better life. He made his way…

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September 11, 2018

Closing the Achievement Gap for Homeless Children

When he was just 12 years old, hunger and homelessness were taking its toll on Lucas and his schoolwork. A…

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August 27, 2018

Nurtury Offers Vital Education and Support for Children and Families in Need

Home is as much place as it is a sensation, especially for children. It’s where your family is, where you…

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August 20, 2018

Shared Services Helps Early Education Providers Succeed

Imagine this. At Elizabeth Peabody House, an early childhood education center in Somerville, the summer heat leaks through an old roof,…

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August 13, 2018

5 Signs of a High Quality Preschool

It’s so important that our children get the best start in life, with nurturing, stimulating experiences beginning as early as…

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August 8, 2018

Sharing is Caring. And Also Empowering.

Like a permanent marker, a high-quality early education makes an indelible impact on the healthy brain development of young children.…

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