United Way of Central Massachusetts


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Mentors Needed!

Women's Initiative funded program, Girls CHOICE, is looking for 15 mentors to participate in the program. Mentors will provide one-on-one, long-term support to inner-city middle school girls. If you want to provide a positive impact on a girl's ability to improve her self-expectation and resilience, become a Girls CHOICE mentor! Read More

Worcester Community Dialogues on Race

The Worcester Community Dialogues on Race series begins Monday May 18th. The meeting will take place from 6pm-8pm at the YWCA of Central Massachusetts, 1 Salem Square, Worcester, MA. Read More

Thank You for Celebrating with Us!

United Way of Central Massachusetts hosted their Annual Business Meeting and Celebration on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Mechanics Hall. The theme of the celebration was “Making a Difference. Companies and individuals who make a difference in our community every day received several awards. Read More

Nominations Are Open for 2015 Women’s Initiative Awards!

The Women’s Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Lois B. Green Leadership Award and the 2015 Meridith D. Wesby Young Leader Award. These awards will be presented on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the annual “Members Celebration”. The deadline to complete nominations is May 22, 2015. Read More

United Way Annual Celebration

United Way of Central Massachusetts invites you to attend their 2015 Annual Celebration, which will take place Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at Mechanics Hall in Worcester! Join us for an evening honoring some of our community partners and celebrating all that we have accomplished together in the past year! Read More

United Way Salutes Michael D. Sleeper!

Congratulations to our longtime community partner Michael D. Sleeper, who is the recipient of the Telegram & Gazette Visions 2015 Isaiah Thomas Award! Mr. Sleeper has been an ardent supporter of United Way of Central Massachusetts and our community for over 25 years. Read More

WI Program of the Month - Express Yourself Program, African Community Education

African Community Education (ACE) grew out of a 4-year old tutoring program run by the medical students of University of Massachusetts. The need for a larger program eventually became more obvious, so the program expanded. Currently, ACE serves children from all African countries who are refugees, recent immigrants, or children of immigrants, and who are behind in school and want help with thei Read More

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