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FRAMINGHAM — With the demand for mental health services continuing to grow, a new resource available this month will help people overcome the pitfalls of the health care system to find the care they need.   The town recently signed a two-year contract with William James College to gain access to the school’s INTERFACE Referral Service, a telephone helpline that points callers to mental health and wellness services in their area.   Already...
By Jim HaddadinDaily News Staff FRAMINGHAM — It was a fitting farewell. After serving thousands of needy families from its food pantry and community kitchen at 10 Pearl St., the United Way of Tri-County on Tuesday closed the doors of the facility for the last time, preparing to relocate to a new base of operations across the street. But before they said goodbye, staff and volunteers mobilized for one final day of service — a massive show of...
Posted on Telegram.com CLINTON – In November, sitting down to a meal of turkey, potatoes, gravy, and warm apple pie is an American tradition. But, a Thanksgiving meal is not the reality for more than 750,000 Massachusetts residents who live paycheck to paycheck and cannot afford the high cost of an additional luxury meal that many take for granted. That’s why volunteers, donors, and staff at the United Way of Tri-County’s WHEAT Community...
Posted by Community Advocate Staff Marlborough – Jersey Mike’s Subs, located at 44 Boston Post Road West in Marlborough, is hosting a toy drive to benefit the United Way of Tri-County. Through Tuesday, Dec. 6, donate a new, unwrapped toy and Jersey Mike’s will thank you with a free regular sub. Last year, the United Way of Tri-County helped provide 1,724 local children with holiday gifts. Your donation will give hope to local children and...
By Joel Mongeon   The selectmen have voted in favor of amending the guidelines to Sterling’s Neighbor-to-Neighbor program, a decision that will rescind their control over the program’s funds.   In September the selectmen appointed Judge Patrick Fox as the community liaison to the Neighbor-to-Neighbor program, a charity formerly run by the town that gives financial assistance to families in need. One of Fox’s immediate goals in this role was to...
There are people around you in need. A reminder about how and where give to your local pantry. By Charlene Arsenault (Patch Staff) MARLBOROUGH, MA—Before you load up your cart with stuffing, turkey, cranberry sauce, vegetables and pies, remember there are people in your own area who are struggling to put food on the table every day. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Patch is reminding residents about the Marlborough Community Cupboard, where you...
FRAMINGHAM – Access Framingham held a canned food drive during Pies in the Common yesterday, to support the United Way of Tri-County’s Pearl Street Cupboard, a local food pantry. Everyone who donated a can was entered for a chance to win a large-screen television. Access Framingham Board President Phil Reimann made a slice of pie out of cans, as a display on the Framingham Centre Common. Attendees at the Pies on the Common could also record an...
MARLBOROUGH - Employees at Dow Chemical's Marlborough site recently partnered with the United Way of Tri-County and Marlborough Community Services to collect school supplies and funds to support the United Way's annual "Tools for Schools" backpack drive. Dow employees collected enough supplies and critical funds to fill nearly 80 backpacks, a record--breaking donation for the site in its ninth year of participation in the drive. Employees...
By Joel Mongeon (The Landmark) Help is on the way for Sterling citizens who are struggling to make ends meet, thanks to a plan that the select board hopes will endow the Neighbor-to-Neighbor fund with more donations. The select board recently appointed Judge Patrick Fox as the new community liaison to the Neighbor-to-Neighbor program. Fox takes the place of former liaison Lisa Call, who resigned from the position upon moving out of town. The...
Marlborough, MA: Jersey Mike’s Subs collected 300 pounds of food, which benefited United Way of Tri-County’s (UWTC) Marlborough Community Cupboard. Participants received a free regular sub with a donation of two non-perishable food items.  Jersey Mike’s believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same. “As part of our grand opening earlier this year, we were proud to support the United Way of Tri-County’s...

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