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  Tools for School is a collaborative effort between UWTC, area businesses, community agencies, individuals, and volunteers to provide backpacks and school supplies to low-income families for the upcoming school year. For over 25 years this program has been providing local youth with all the supplies they need to be successful on their first day of school and beyond. We team up with over 30 companies and 13 community agencies, as well as many...
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that the Company has received the 2018 Corporate Responsibility Award and 2018 Corporate Leadership Award from United Way of Tri-County for its positive impact in community service while fostering a culture of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). On August 15, Sunovion will expand its partnership with United Way of Tri-County as the Company kicks off...
  Hi again, Bob here. If you saw my post last week you know I’m passionate about volunteering with Call2Talk. Another one of my passions is distance running. I was a distance runner at Waltham High School and at Yankton College (South Dakota) and am always talking about track and distance running! Since my days at Yankton College I have coached with the Waltham Track Club and the Wayland Summer Parks and Recreation Track Camp. I have also...
By Paul Mina President & CEO of United Way of Tri-County    Success in life begins with a quality education. And yet, millions of children and youth lack the support they need to strengthen their literacy, stay on track in school, graduate high school and find a career. Thousands of adults lack the professional training required to take their career to the next level.    At the United Way of Tri-County, we’re working to change that by...
  In addition to our regular blog posts, we’re excited to add the Friday Feature section which will periodically highlight an upcoming event or shine the spotlight on something extra special in our communities! To launch the Friday Feature segment, we’re turning things over to Bob Crook for the next 11 weeks as we get ready for our Jack’s Abby United Way 5k. Happy reading, and maybe even happy running!   Hello! I’m Bob Crook and I’ll be your...
Name: Sebastian   Town of residence: Framingham   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for? United Way administration offices.   How Long Have You Been Volunteering with the UWTC? I have been volunteering for four years.   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally? I volunteer regularly, once or twice a week.    Why did you decide to volunteer? I decided to volunteer at the United Way because it's close to my house and part of my...
It’s hard to believe just a few days ago temperatures across Massachusetts reached nearly 100 degrees. Many people don’t have air conditioning; maybe they have an older home or can’t afford a higher-than-usual electric bill. During three dangerously hot days, Mass211 worked with our partners at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to provide residents with current information about local cooling centers to keep everyone safe from the...
  Name: Lindsay Jordan   Town of Residence: Hudson   How long have you been working at the UWTC? 6 years this month!   What is your role at the UWTC? Staff Accountant    What is a typical day like for you at the UWTC? A typical day for me includes: processing incoming fundraising   revenue which includes campaign dollars, events and direct service donations, making sure everything is entered  appropriately and accurately into the correct...
      By Sandy Baldi, Special Events Manager   Like many of you, I remember many first days of school from Kindergarten to high school. I remember what I wore and how much I enjoyed writing on the fresh clean pages in my notebooks. These are happy memories, filled with anticipation and excitement of what the school year would bring.    As an adult with a child of my own, I became acutely aware that not all children are afforded the same...
       Each 4th of July I am reminded of how incredibly fortunate I and we are to live in this country. A nation created by imperfect but inspired patriots with the highest moral and social aspirations and dreams for a future that provides opportunity for everyone regardless of race, color or creed. At the core of this social experiment we call the United States of America, is the belief that we are all endowed by our creator to be independent,...

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