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By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Marlborough – The United Way of Tri-County announced Bob Kays of Marlborough as Volunteer of the Year at its annual recognition breakfast, held April 6 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center.

Kays is the...

Framingham, MA — Companies and organizations of all sizes are invited to participate in United
Way of Tri-County’s inaugural MetroWest Corporate 5K run/walk on Thursday June 29, 2017.
This corporate 5K promises to be a night filled with company camaraderie, exercise, community
support and fun!

This after work event will start at 6:30 pm at 1 Nicholas Road, Framingham. Teams will race
through the picturesque streets...

Paul Mina, president and chief executive officer of United Way of Tri-County, said he immediately recognized the value of Call2Talk when he was approached with the idea three years ago.
 
So when he was honored for his leadership in supporting the confidential suicide prevention and emotional crisis line, Mina was determined to recognize the staff and volunteers whom he credits with its success.
 
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FRAMINGHAM — Liam Dietrich didn’t know anything about building shelves when he decided to fix up the old cabinets in the Medway Village Church Food Pantry.

The 14-year-old Medway High School sophomore was searching for a service project to complete two years ago when Pantry Director Marilyn Conley approached him with the idea of rebuilding the storage area.

The pantry was outfitted with vintage cabinets that didn’t make good use...

Southborough/Marlborough – Nia Benoit of Southborough knows that life lessons can be learned at any age. As a Lenten project, she and her sons Teddy, 4, and Julian, 6, collected and donated children’s items for the United Way of Tri-County’s Marlborough Community Cupboard (MCC) in the Walker Building, 255 Main St.
 
Benoit typically brings donations of gently used toys, books, clothes and household...

Mark's Moving & Storage is honored to support the Pearl Street Cupboard & Café, a service of the United Way of Tri-County that helps provide food to local individuals and families.

The café recently relocated to 10...

Framingham, MA - On Monday, March 6th at the State House in Boston, Paul Mina, President and CEO of the United Way of Tri-County (UWTC), was presented with the 2017 Department of Public Health Leadership in Suicide Prevention Award from Senator Karen Spilka.  Mr. Mina was honored by The MetroWest Coalition for Suicide Prevention and The Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention for his vision and leadership in supporting the creation...

Karyn Polito visited the United Way of Tri-County on Wednesday and joined President and CEO Paul Mina along with board and chamber members for a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening of Pearl Street Cupboard and Café at Park.

During her visit, she toured the United Way facility at the Nutting Building located at 46 Park Street in Framingham where she read a proclamation from Governor Charlie Baker declaring February 11, 2017 Mass 2-1-1...

By Jim Haddadin, Daily News Staff

FRAMINGHAM — Over the last two weeks, volunteers from the Call2Talk hotline changed the lives of three people in desperate straits.

The service, run by the United Way of Tri-County, sometimes goes months without...

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