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WORCESTER — The United Way of Central Massachusetts has announced the results of its most recent grant cycle. Thirty-five agencies were awarded nearly $2.9 million, representing 50 programs serving the greater Worcester community. In total, United Way of Central Massachusetts will invest more than $5.7 million in the community this year, through these and dozens […]

United Way Women’s Initiative awards nearly $300,000

WORCESTER — The Women’s Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts recently awarded $299,208 to fund 11 programs in Central Massachusetts that directly impact the lives of area girls. These programs are focused on reducing the incidence of violence affecting girls by building, strengthening and supporting the development of healthy, safe and confident girls: Boys […]

Co-Chairs Highlighted in “Business People”

Business People Diana Lados, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and founding director of the university’s Integrative Materials Design Center, recently received the inaugural Constance Tipper Silver Medal from the World Academy of Structural Integrity at the academy’s International Conference on Fracture held in Beijing. The medal, which recognizes international achievement at […]

United Way Awards $2.9M To 35 Agencies

United Way of Central Massachusetts has awarded nearly $2.9 million to Greater Worcester agencies that operate 50 programs, including those in education, health and family stability, the Worcester-based nonprofit organization announced. The money from its most recent grant cycle will go to 35 agencies, which include: the American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts, Big Brothers […]

United Way of Central Mass. names campaign manager

Erik G. Wexler, president and CEO of St. Vincent Hospital, and attorney John Spillane of Spillane & Spillane, LLP, will lead the United Way of Central Massachusetts campaign this year. Mr. Wexler has been the president and CEO of St. Vincent since July 2011. Under his leadership, St. Vincent has been recognized for two years […]

Dynamy students form Youth Venture leadership team

From left, Ximena Areiza, 15, of Worcester talks about the Youth Venture program as Dynamy Youth Academy program coordinator Etel Capacchione listens during an interview at Dynamy in Worcester . (T&G Staff/PAUL KAPTEYN) By Amanda Roberge, CORRESPONDENT WORCESTER — The beauty empowering youth as leaders in the community is that they are largely capable and […]

United Way Awards Nearly $300K To Central Massachusetts Girls

GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team The eleven programs hope to reduce the level of violence affecting girls. Photo from the YWCA of Central Massachusetts The Women’s Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts recently awarded $299,208 to fund 11 programs in Central Massachusetts that directly impact the lives of area girls. The following 11 funded programs are […]

Coghlin Companies Hold Record-Breaking United Way Campaign

WORCESTER, Mass., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/—Coghlin Companies, Inc. associates have shown they “Live United” by holding a record-breaking campaign for the United Way. The three week fundraising drive resulted in many more associates contributing this year than in the previous 10 campaigns hosted by the company, which increased the total dollars raised by […]

Chin ’14 Spends Summer Organizing Volunteer Drive for United Way of Worcester

June 6th, 2013 Nikolas Markantonatos NAME Lauren Chin ’14 HOMETOWN Arlington, Mass. AREAS OF STUDY Psychology major with education minor WHERE SHE’S INTERNING United Way of Central Massachusetts as the Day of Caring program assistant. Day of Caring is an annual volunteer drive where more than 1,000 people work together at local nonprofit agencies to […]

United Way Honors UniBank

UniBank, a merger between Uxbridge and Whitinsville Savings Banks, recently received the 2012 Stoddard Award from the United Way of Massachusetts. The Stoddard Award recognizes the outstanding leadership provided by a company to the United Way, through exceptional employee campaigns and strong volunteer representation. It is the highest honor the United Way of Central Massachusetts […]