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  Name: Maggie McNeill   Town of Residence: Stoughton, Massachusetts    How long have you been working for Call2Talk? About 2.5 years!   What is your role at Call2Talk? I am the Volunteer Coordinator at Call2Talk.   What is a typical day like for you at Call2Talk?   I provide support to the wonderful volunteers at Call2Talk. This includes debriefing after challenging calls and answering any questions they may have. Additionally, I assist with...
  Name: John   Town of Residence: Framingham   Can you tell us about your family? There are three people in my family. My 18 year old son is the only one that can work. I used to do home remodeling and maintenance, but I am disabled now. I have cancer and I just broke my back. My wife is also disabled and she's on dialysis. Since my son is the only one that can work, I really need this right now.   Which direct service do you benefit from?...
  Name: Peggy   Town of residence: Framingham   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for?   • Call2Talk • TeleCheck   How Long Have You Been Volunteering here?   I have been volunteering here for six years.   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally?   I volunteer regularly.   Why did you decide to volunteer?   I decided to volunteer because I feel that I've been lucky in life and I want to give back to people who have not been so lucky...
  Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for almost everyone.   According to the CDC, stress during an infectious disease outbreak can include:   • Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones • Changes in sleep or eating patterns • Difficulty sleeping or concentrating • Worsening of chronic health problems • Worsening...
Why Is It Important for Avidia To Give Back?  Avidia Bank is a Community Bank and so it’s important to us to take care of our community.  The Avidia Charitable Foundation has given over $1.5 million to more than 132 organizations in our community since its inception.  In addition, the Bank also provides donations and sponsorships for community events and nonprofit partners and our employees volunteered over 2000 hours in 2019.  It’s not just...
    Name: Mike Pasquale   How long have you worked here?   I’ve worked here for five years on April 23rd.    What do you do?   I have a lot of responsibilities. Some days I am assisting in the warehouse and other days, like last week, we are assembling a giant tent for guests to stand under when they wait for food at the pantry. We had some real rainy days recently, so we put up the tent for that. I am also a driver. I pick up goods from...
  We appreciate how our community is rallying to support so many people who unexpectedly need help meeting their basic needs. We want to do our part to pay it forward by thanking our first responders and medical teams who are working around the clock to provide care in our hospitals and communities. On Tuesday, April 14, United Way of Tri-County, in collaboration with Downtown Framingham Inc., sponsored “Meal for Medics. "Downtown Framingham...
    There’s a lot of advice out there on how to keep your life as normal as possible during these unprecedented times we are living in. Here are tips on how to help reduce stress, support the community, keep kids busy, and get work done:    Practice these daily to destress • Keep a regular schedule • Maintain a healthy diet, exercise regularly and get plenty of sleep • Connect with friends and loved ones (virtually through video chats, by...
  The United Way of Tri-County hosts the Mass211 program which is supported by the United Way system in Massachusetts. Mass211 is Massachusetts’ free, statewide health and human service information program available 24/7 by dialing 211 from any phone in the state or at www.mass211.org.    Mass211 also responds in real time during crisis situations. Through its partnership with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, Mass211 has been...
  Name of Organization: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center   Name: Ivelisse Delgado    Town where your organization is located: WORCESTER    Which WHEAT program(s) do you partner with? WHEAT    What type of program/service do you provide to the community at WHEAT? Health Insurance Assistance    How long have you been working with WHEAT? Five Years    How often do you partner with WHEAT? We come to WHEAT Weekly*   Why did you decide to...

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