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Our Framingham group of stakeholders are committed to working in collaboration. Our goal is to increase progress in creating an environment of inclusion which is diverse and equitable for all members of our community. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early Spring last year, Human Rights groups across the country have noticed a pattern of targeted hate crimes against Asian Americans. Recently released data confirmed that the...
FRAMINGHAM – Do you have a recipe you love, a crowd favorite or your go-to dish that you are willing to share? Then read on!The United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) is seeking your favorite recipes for their new cookbook – Community Cooks: Recipes for a Reason.   Net proceeds from this first ever United Way of Tri-County cookbook will support the organization’s three food pantries and two hot meal programs serving thousands of individuals and...
CLINTON - At WHEAT Community Connections, like so many non-profits, staff knows all too well that 2020 was a massive challenge.  Huge spikes in need for food and the cancellation of fundraising events forced many area feeding programs to reduce services or even close.   But there were also many moments of joy, including when Greater Clinton residents and businesses came together to help: preparing and delivering meals, stocking shelves, holding...
    The Framingham Source | Susan Petroni   FRAMINGHAM – With its recent $10,000 donation to United Way of Tri-County (UWTC), the MutualOne Charitable Foundation was able to provide full holiday meals to 200 local families.   The grant was announced by Steven M. Sousa, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MutualOne Bank and a MutualOne Charitable Foundation trustee. This is the sixth consecutive year the MutualOne Charitable...
Marlborough – State Sen. Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) has recently secured $100,000 in funding for fiscal year (FY) 2021 for the Marlborough Community Cupboard, according to a press release from his office.     The Marlborough Community Cupboard, a program of the United Way of Tri-County, provides groceries and produce to Marlborough residents, ensuring access to healthy items that may otherwise be too expensive in retail grocery stores. These funds...
Patriots Foundation donating $5,000 to support the CALL2TALK program at the United Way of Tri-County     FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Ten years ago, the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Foundation introduced a season-long theme called Celebrate Volunteerism. The main focus of the initiative was to recognize community volunteers and to promote the importance of volunteering. Since its inception, New England Patriots players,...
FRAMINGHAM (CBS) — Dozens of volunteers teamed up with The United Way Tri-County in Framingham on Tuesday for their turkey giveaway with all the fixings. Carts and carts of Thanksgiving Day meals will help provide for families in the Metrowest, 495 corridors.   “During these last nine months our numbers have doubled,” United Way CEO & President, Paul Mina said. “I had one fellow come over to me this morning and tell me that last year he...
  Westborough, MA – WCRN 830 AM is adding a new show to their Saturday line up. All Things United  – conversations with the United Way of Tri-County, will hit local airwaves for the first time on Saturday, October 10 at 2:00 pm.     The United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) has been serving the MetroWest/495 corridor region for more than 25 years, providing resources and programs to individuals and families in need.   “We value our friends at WCRN...
Second Round of New Grant Program to Increase Access to Local Food BOSTON – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.3 million in grants to address urgent food insecurity for Massachusetts residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and make the Commonwealth’s food system more resilient. This funding is being awarded as part of the second round of the new $36 million Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program, created following...
    Framingham, MA – On August 8, Mass2-1-1, a program of United Way and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, crossed the 100,000 call mark after answering calls about and related to COVID-19 since mid-March. Mass2-1-1, the statewide health and human service information and referral line, was activated by the Commonwealth and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to respond through its phone center to callers seeking information about COVID-...

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