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FRAMINGHAM — Local auto dealer Automax Preowned has joined the United Way of Tri-County’s annual Feed a Family for Fifty initiative.   Automax Preowned, located on Route 9 in Framingham, will be running its charitable campaign through Dec. 20. Automax has a target goal of raising $25,000. Automax will be donating a portion of its sales and matching donations from its customers of up to $1,000.   “We are proud of Automax’s efforts in support of...
“Feed a Family For Fifty” Begins It’s Sixth  Year…….    Framingham, MA- Did you know that 1 in 7 people in Massachusetts go hungry every day?  United Way of Tri-County is committed to making a difference in the fight against hunger by helping to feed individuals and families this holiday season. Once again those in need of food will be assisted through the organization’s annual “Feed a Family for Fifty” initiative which last year provided food...
Framingham, MA—The United Way of Tri-County would like to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award®. The ATHENA Awards recognizes a prominent leader in the MetroWest region whom consistently invests in their profession, their community and especially other women. They demonstrate leadership within their industry, mentor women throughout their career and dedicate themselves to the community through...
By Scott CalzolaioMetroWest Daily News Posted Nov 3, 2017 at 6:16 PMUpdated Nov 3, 2017 at 11:44 PM FRAMINGHAM - Sitting down to a massive meal of home-cooked turkey, potatoes, gravy, and apple pie is something that many take for granted, but for some it’s a near impossibility. For the fifth year, United Way of Tri-County’s Pearl Street Cupboard and Café has been helping to make Thanksgiving a day that everyone can enjoy with their Feed a Family...
CLINTON - Oct 20 will be a very special day for 50 children from the greater Clinton area as they receive their own bikes courtesy of the employees and management of Stratus Technologies, headquartered in Maynard. The children were chosen from clients of WHEAT Community Connections, a direct service program of the United Way of Tri-County. North County Regional Director Jodi Breidel said that “many of these children have been on our request list...
FRAMINGHAM — The United Way of Tri-County will hold its second annual 5K Run/Walk fundraiser at 9 a.m. Oct. 14 at the United Way of Tri-County Headquarters, 46 Park St. Funds from the event will support the United Way’s own network of food pantries, its early literacy program Ready to Read, and Call2Talk, a suicide prevention and mental health helpline. Visit the nonprofit’s website to register online at www.uwotc.org/5K. Adult registration is $...
NATICK - Hundreds gathered on the football field at Natick High on Sunday for the commencement of the first Natick Out of the Darkness walk for suicide prevention.   Each walker wore beads to represent their relationship with suicide. Some wore purple beads to honor lost friends or relatives, while others wore green beads to signify their own personal struggle, among other colors. The beads showed that everyone there had a story to tell.   The...
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced its expanded commitment to building stronger communities through a new partnership supporting the Red Sox Foundation and the launch of its sixth annual Hands On! volunteer service program supporting organizations in the communities where Sunovion operates, including United Way of Tri-County in Massachusetts and Bergen Volunteer Center in New Jersey.   #...
By Alison Bosma abosma@wickedlocal.com   By Gerry Tuoti Wicked Local Newsbank Editor   Paul Mina calls the summer the “hungriest time of the year,” for families and schoolchildren especially.   “It’s a time when people aren’t thinking about it,” Mina, president and CEO of United Way of Tri-County, a nonprofit that operates three food pantries in MetroWest, said. “We don’t get a lot of donations. As a result, we’re struggling to provide people...
By Jonathan DameDaily News Staff FRAMINGHAM – Last year, Becca Pizzi ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Temperatures ranged from -4 degrees in Antarctica to 77 degrees in Australia. In Dubai, two miles into her sixth race, she tore a groin muscle. None of it stopped her from becoming the first American woman to complete the World Marathon Challenge. So for Pizzi, a 3.1-mile course through the streets of North Framingham in...

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