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  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...
The devastation that has been caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is unimaginable. The COVID-19 Community Response Fund was established to provide donors a place to invest their dollars locally where the need is highest during this unprecedented public health emergency. This fund will support local vulnerable individuals and families already struggling to afford food who are now faced with the additional challenges of school closings, job...
  Are you having a difficult time getting fresh fruits and veggies right now? Come to the mobile market to purchase local produce using your SNAP and HIP dollars. HIP doubles your SNAP purchase for local produce. If you have SNAP you have HIP. We also have shelf stable meal packs for those that would like them!    There are two locations!   WHERE: Lakeside and Fitch Rd Apartments, Clinton, MA   WHEN: Tuesdays beginning March 31st, 1:30-2:30 pm...
Our food pantry will remain open during this public health emergency. We ask that only three guests are inside at a time. Our hours will remain the same: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am-1pm and Monday and Thursday evenings from 4:30-6pm. With the outpouring of volunteer help we plan to move as efficiently as possible to serve everyone in need. We have plenty of fresh produce and many volunteers packing and making meals ready to take...
  Name: Erin Stelmach   Town of Residence: Holden   How long have you been working at the UWTC? This is my first month at United Way!   What is your role at the UWTC?   I am the Resource Development Manager. My goal is to garner support so that we may continue our mission of being a community building organization that brings people together to care for one another and offer critical programs to those who need them. I connect with potential...
  Agency: Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (BGCMW)   Name: Chris Duane   Location: Marlborough, Hudson, Framingham    What is your role in your agency? President & CEO   Tell us about your agency. What programs do you offer to help people in our community and why is this important?   BGCMW serves the communities surrounding Marlborough, Framingham, and Hudson. We provide youth development, education, prevention, social, athletic, and...
    MASS 2-1-1 is a statewide collaboration of local United Ways that recognize the need for people to access accurate information in non-emergency situations. By dialing 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-MASS (6277), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, individuals or families can be connected to valuable resources at appropriate community-based organizations or government agencies.   *The following are stories we have collected over the last few months...
  Name: Shanny    Town of Residence: Framingham   How long have you been working for Mass 211? 1 year and 4 months    What is your role at Mass 211?   I am a Utility Advocate Representative. As a Utility Advocate Representative my job is to make sure we provide callers with accurate information. The Utility Representative contacts electric companies in Massachusetts and speaks with Managers or Supervisors to get information on their discounted...
  Name: Joseph   Town of residence: Shrewsbury   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for? Call2Talk    How Long Have You Been Volunteering here? 1 year    Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally? Regularly   Why did you decide to volunteer?   I was immediately interested after hearing an interview with a volunteer at a crisis/suicide line. I valued the opportunity to relieve suffering and have a direct impact on improving individual...

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