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  Name: Lisa Welch   Town of Residence: Clinton    How Long Have You Been Working At WHEAT?   It will be two years in April.   What is your role at WHEAT?   I am the Manager at Hidden Treasures, our thrift store which sells clothing, household items, and more. We were closed for part of 2020 and I helped with the food pantry then. I have many titles!   What is a typical day like for you at WHEAT?   I open the store in the morning and get set...
Name: Brandon Carissimi   Town of residence: Marlborough   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for? Marlborough Community Cupboard   How Long Have You Been Volunteering at the Marlborough Community Cupboard? 14 months   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally? Regularly     Why did you decide to volunteer?  I enjoy helping others.   How did you decide to volunteer with us? As a new resident of Marlborough I wanted to find a food pantry...
By: Paul Mina, President & CEO of United Way of Tri-County   A year ago, we never could have predicted the ups and downs 2020 would bring. Of course, there’s the phrase we’re all sick of hearing, so I’ll say this year was unparalleled, bizarre, and just plain extraordinary instead. It’s a year that has us wishing we were all back in the old normal when air-fives were still high-fives.   This year we saw firsthand what a global pandemic...
Barbara from Marlborough has teamed up with SpecialTeas in Northborough to sell her face masks since the onset of the pandemic. Read more about her story below. If you are interested in purchasing a mask you can visit SpecialTeas.  Masks sell for $5.00, or $10.00 for a sports themed or hockey helmet mask.  Name: Barbara Resendes Town of residence: Marlborough Which UWTC program(s) do you volunteer for? Marlborough Community Cupboard How long...
Organization: The Davis Companies   Name: Andrea J Pion   Location: Marlborough, MA   What is your role in your organization? VP   Can you tell us about your organization? What programs do you offer? The DAVIS Companies is a preferred source for Staffing Solutions and Talent Advisory Services, specializing in contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire staffing for Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, IT, Accounting and Finance personnel. With...
Name Zareh   Town of Residence Framingham   Can you tell us about your family? I am a single parent. I have a 5, almost 6, year old son.   Which direct service do you benefit from? Hope for the Holidays   Can you tell me how long you have been using Hope for the Holidays? I participated this year and last year.   Can you tell me why you use Hope for the Holidays? I needed some help with Christmas presents for my son.   How did you find out...
    Name: Jenna   Can you tell us about your family? Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids who are 10 and 16).    Which direct service do you benefit from? Pearl Street Cupboard   Can you tell me how long you have been using the Pearl Street Cupboard? 4 years   Can you tell me why you come to the Pearl Street Cupboard? We have limited money.    How did you find out about the Pearl Street Cupboard? Through Framingham Community Connections.    What...
  Company Name: Thermalogic Corporation   Your Name: Kathleen Donahue   Location: Hudson, Massachusetts   Tell us about your company and what it does: We are a small family owned company that has been in business for over 45 years. We specialize in designing, engineering, and manufacturing of electronic temperature, humidity control and sensors. We make built-to-order products for use in many different industrial fields such as medical to food...
Name: David   Can you tell us about your family?   I am 70. I have two daughters and one son. I am single now.   Which direct service do you benefit from?   The Marlborough Community Cupboard and Hope for the Holidays.   How long have you been coming to the Marlborough Community Cupboard?   I have been coming here for two years.   Can you tell me why you come here?   I come because I am a Vietnam Veteran and I don’t have much money.   How did...
By Paul Mina, President & CEO of United Way of Tri-County   As the days get shorter and colder, fall is truly upon us. It is a time of harvest, celebrating the abundance of a warm New England summer and preparing for the long, cold months ahead. This year, the coming winter months bring a sense of uncertainty, fear, and dread for so many people in our community. It is unlike anything we have seen before, and our three food pantries are...

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