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  MEET DEBRA!   Name: Debra Gratto   Town of residence: Framingham   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for? Call2Talk    How long have you been volunteering for Call2Talk? Two and a half years   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally? Regularly   Why did you decide to volunteer? My career was winding down, and I wanted to do something meaningful in semi-retirement.    How did you decide to volunteer with Call2Talk?  Over the years...
  MEET CAROL!   Name: Carol J Udall   Town of residence: Bolton   Which UWTC program(s) have you volunteered for?      - WHEAT Community Cupboard    - WHEAT Community Café    - WHEAT Hidden Treasures   How Long Have You Been Volunteering for WHEAT?  I started volunteering in April 2017, so 3+ years.   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally? I volunteer regularly, anywhere from 20-40-ish hours a month.   Why did you decide to volunteer? ...
  MEET SHANNON   Name: Shannon Brenock   Town of residence: Marlboro   Which United Way program(S) have you volunteered for?  I volunteer for the Pearl St. Cupboard as well as the Café   How long have you been volunteering at the Pearl St. Cupboard & Café?  I have been here since April 13, 2020.   Do you volunteer regularly or occasionally?  I volunteer every day.   Why did you decide to volunteer?  I decided to volunteer because I needed...
  Company: Boston Scientific   Name: Caitlin Comer & Kaliya Johnson   Location: Marlborough, MA   What is your role in the company?    We both work on the Community Engagement Team for Boston Scientific supporting employee volunteerism and community outreach activities.   Tell us about your company:   Boston Scientific is a medical device company dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health...
  By Paul Mina   It’s hard to believe that in a matter of weeks teachers and children will be heading back to schools. While school districts make tough decisions about what the school year will look like, one thing is certain: learning isn’t cancelled.    When schools return in September – in person, remote, or hybrid – students will still need school supplies for their academic work. School supplies help pave the way toward academic success...
  Name: Sandi   Town of Residence: Framingham    Can you tell us about your family?    It’s just me; I am 61 years old.    Which direct service do you benefit from?    I come to the Pearl St. Cupboard for groceries and I also come to the Café to get hot meals every night.    Can you tell me how long you have been coming to the Pearl St. Cupboard & Café?   I have been coming here for two years.    Can you tell me why you come?   I come here...
  UWTC’s three food pantries have served a record number of people since the onset of COVID-19. Lines form as clients wait to pick up the food they need for their families, but struggle to provide. Food is distributed monthly based on family size – larger families get more of each product. UWTC is committed to ensuring access to fresh, healthy food for everyone in need. Check out the items going into our carriages each month!  Shelf-stable dry...
Name: Clara Rodriguez   Town of residence: Framingham   How long have you been working at UWTC?    I have been working here for about a year.    What is your role at UWTC?    I am the Warehouse Supervisor at United Way Distribution Services but I’ve been working at the Pearl St. Cupboard during the COVID-19 pandemic.    What is a typical day like for you at UWTC?    A typical day for me includes supervising all the volunteers and all aspects of...
  Name    Ashley    Town Of Residence    Lancaster   Which WHEAT Program(S) Have You Volunteered For?    WHEAT Community Café   How Long Have You Been Volunteering at the Café?   I just started, so I have been here about a month.   Do You Volunteer Regularly Or Occasionally?   I come 2-3 times per week.   Why Did You Decide To Volunteer?    I am a nutrition student at Umass Amherst. I came here to get some hands-on experience learning about...
Individuals, families, co-workers, and friends are all coming together (six feet apart) to support the United Way of Tri-County’s (UWTC) COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund.   Runners and walkers alike can participate in this virtual event any day between Sunday, July 12 and Saturday, July 18.     The $15 registration fee will help make up for some of the losses from UWTC’s events that have been cancelled through the end of the year due to COVID-...

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