As part of its support to community organizations, the Clinton Savings Charitable Foundation donated $6,000 to WHEAT Community Connections, a direct service of the United Way of Tri-County, which has served the communities of Berlin, Bolton, Clinton, Lancaster and Sterling since 1982.
The United Way Women’s Alliance celebrated the 1-year anniversary of its Ready to Read early literacy pilot initiative this week.
The initiative began as an effort to equip young children in Framingham with the skills they will need to enter kindergarten.
With six weeks to go before school starts, the United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) still needs to gather donations for 347 backpacks for needy children.
WHEAT Community Connections, a direct service of the United Way of Tri-County, and the Church of the Good Shepherd, in Clinton, will be offering a summer feeding program. Beginning Tuesday, July 21, and running through Aug. 25, from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Shaw’s Supermarkets is rolling out its new Summer of Giving program in all its stores during the month of July to help local food pantries. Through July 31, the Clinton Shaw’s, on Main Street, will be collecting donations to support the United Way of Tri-County’s WHEAT Community Connections, serving Clinton, Berlin, Bolton, Lancaster, Sterling and Stow.
On Saturday, June 20, the Spruce Street Tavern hosted the Fun Foodie 5k Walk and Run, a fundraiser organized by Barbara Ranieri and Diane Duchnowski for the benefit of providing much needed food items to WHEAT Community Cupboard and the CARE Pantry. With nearly 80 walkers and runners in attendance, everyone came with bags full of non-perishable items and hit the road for two great causes. It was a fantastic event.
WHEAT Community Connections, a direct service of the United Way of Tri-County, received a visit from some “Angels” on June 6, 2015. Pay It Forward Angels, a meet up group and soon to be non-profit organization whose mission is to pay it forward to one deserving non-profit at a time, volunteered their time and skills to prep WHEAT’s new Community Café space at 272 High Street.
FRAMINGHAM - In places like Framingham, summer can be a difficult stretch for the hundreds of children who rely on school meals to make it through the day.
SUDBURY - More than 300 people gathered Wednesday night at the Wayside Inn to honor and support local charities at the 200 Foundation’s 51st annual dinner, the organization's largest fundraising event of the year.