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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 items for the MCC when it’s closed. She...
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 Pearl Street in Framingham, Mass., where it feeds more than 4,000 families representing more than 17,500 individuals. The café also provides more than 22,500 hot meals on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. "The United Way is an...
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 of...
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 Day and...
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 hearing from someone at risk of self-harm. But in a span of 18 days, volunteers assisted three callers who were suicidal, guiding them away imminent danger. Paul Mina, president and CEO of the United Way...
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 Day and...
A leader will be awarded for contributing to the advancement of the status of women in the community and workplace, and more. By Mona Lkazour (Patch Staff) - February 13, 2017 5:07 pm ET From UWOTC, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce: Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award®. The Athena Award, through a partnership between the UWTC and the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, will be awarded to a prominent leader in the...
A Proclamation Whereas The Governor is committed to raising awareness of Mass 2-1-1, which receives more than 110,000 calls annually and responds to over 250,000 web queries from people in the Commonwealth seeking resources; and   Whereas February 11 also marks the 20th anniversary of 2-1-1 nationally recognizing this free, userfriendly phone and online system that serves 90% of America’s population, and connects some 16 million people a year to...
FRAMINGHAM — Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Athena Leadership Award. Through a partnership between the United Way of Tri-County and the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, it will be awarded to a prominent leader in the MetroWest region for contributing to the advancement of the status of women in the community and the workplace, achievement of professional excellence, meaningful contribution to community service, and active assistance...
2017 Marks 20th Anniversary of 2-1-1 Nationally Framingham, MA - Governor Charlie Baker has declared February 11, 2017 as 2-1-1 Day in Massachusetts.  The Governor is committed to raising awareness of Mass 2-1-1, which receives morethan 110,000 calls annually and responds to over 250,000 web queries from people in the Commonwealth seeking resources.   February 11, also marks the 20th anniversary of 2-1-1 nationally.  Recognizing this free, user-...

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