United Way
of Massachusetts Bay
and Merrimack Valley

2017: The Year in Impact

December 31, 2017

Year in Impact: Youth Unleashed

This was a very exciting year for Youth Unleashed, one of our Youth Venture teams! The West Roxbury-based Ohrenberger Community…

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December 30, 2017

Year in Impact: A Year of Generosity

In 2017, donors came forward in a big way to help families in our region. So far this year we…

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December 28, 2017

Year in Impact: Real Estate Industry Raises $3M to End Homelessness

In 1993, real estate industry leaders Kevin Phelan and the late Ed Sidman founded the United Way Real Estate &…

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December 27, 2017

Year in Impact: Increasing Summer Opportunities for Kids in the Merrimack Valley

For hundreds of youth in the Merrimack Valley, United Way provides safe and rewarding summer opportunities. Every year, the United…

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December 26, 2017

Year in Impact: Private Equity/Venture Capital Community Provides Unique Expertise to Help Families in Need

United Way’s relationship with the PE/VC Community spans more than a quarter century and is marked by extremely generous financial…

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December 25, 2017

Year in Impact: A Unique Partnership Helps Kids Start School with Success

Last summer, for the first time, United Way partnered with NBC Boston, NECN, Telemundo Boston and other NBC- and Telemundo-owned…

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K-Ready Kids in the Seacoast
December 24, 2017

Year of Impact: More Kids on the Seacoast are Ready for Kindergarten

K-Ready Kids outfitted 1750 kids in the Seacoast with the school supplies they needed to enter kindergarten ready to learn.…

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December 23, 2017

Year in Impact: Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Power of Healthy Snack Time

Last Spring, teams of volunteer employees dubbed the “Blue Crew” put together 1,300 Healthy Living Kits and 1,500 Healthy Snack…

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December 22, 2017

Year in Impact: Pay for Success is Reversing the Trend in Homelessness

When you consider all the complex factors that can contribute to a person becoming homeless – and the many obstacles…

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December 21, 2017

Year in Impact: Working Families Network of MA Program Launches

In 2017, we launched a new initiative – Working Families Network of MA – which will enable us to expand…

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