“This partnership with Mass 2-1-1 will give families 24-hour access to trained professions that can connect them with services for children who are having serious problems at home or in school,” said Mass. Health & Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz
Region – Marlborough resident Debbie Beausoleil was honored by the United Way of Tri-County at an event held March 28 at the Sheraton Framingham as the MetroWest/495 Corridor Volunteer of the Year.
FRAMINGHAM — When Boston Bruins' great Derek Sanderson hit bottom, he says he hit it hard, homeless and "living under bridges in Central Park, living in old refrigerator boxes."
Known to hockey fans as the Bruin who passed the puck to Bobby Orr for the goal that won the 1970 Stanley Cup (and yielded an iconic photo of a rejoicing Orr flying horizontally over the ice), Sanderson spoke to hundreds of United Way supporters Thursday at the group's annual recognition breakfast.
Westborough – Several of the families impacted by the Nov. 24 fire at the Columbia Hotel in Leominster were recently provided the opportunity to shop at the United Way of Tri-County’s Distribution Services (UWDS) in Westborough.
The United Way of Tri-County distributed more than 1,000 turkeys this
holiday season through their direct service food pantries.
The Pearl Street Cupboard & Café, the Marlborough Community Cupboard and WHEAT Community Services distributed turkeys on Nov. 19 and 20 to families in MetroWest.
In addition, the United Way will continue to collect donations for their Feed-A- Family Campaign with a goal of providing over 3,000 families in need and over $10,000 for additional fixings and holiday groceries for the cold winter months ahead. They are asking the help of the community to provide support for their neighbors during this difficult time of record breaking need.
Ride on the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority for free, if you donate food to United Way of Tri-County on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13.
Food for Fare is a campaign designed to encourage riders of the MWRTA to donate non-perishable canned or boxed food on Monday, Nov. 12 and Tuesday, Nov. 13 to ride the bus for free.
It’s that simple to help provide food for families in the MetroWest area.
The nonprofit organization began this week its Feed-a-Family for Fifty campaign, where the group is seeking $50 donations, which will ensure a family of four has a turkey and full meal or provide up to seven bags of groceries.
Framingham, MA- The United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) is pleased to announce funding from the Sudbury Foundation for a capacity building grant. The grant will provide resources to UWTC as they engage community stakeholders and develop business and fund development plans to support the launch of Imagination Library, an early literacy program for Framingham families with children age 0-5, providing them with an age appropriate book every month. Imagination Library gives every registered pre-school child a book a month, from the time he or she is born until the child reaches kindergarten, 60 books in total, delivered straight to their mailbox. Since 2001, the program has distributed more than 41.5 million books nation-wide.
John Dennis of WEEI stopped by the Marlborough Community Cupboard to help prepare backpacks for area school children on Thursday.