Events Calendar

Calendar of Events


Working for Worcester Build Day  – Saturday, April 14, various sites

Don’t miss this year’s Working for Worcester (W4W) Build Day, when thousands of college students will W4W Build Dayu dsc-0056_origcollaborate with more than a dozen local companies, volunteering their time and talent to improve recreation infrastructure across Worcester. It’s fun and rewarding—and very important. Take part in W4W Build Day.



United Way Annual Celebration – Tuesday, May 8, 4:30 p.m., Mechanics Hall, Worcester 

Latin descent, school girl holds "Thank You" sign. Multi-ethnic group of teenage friends hang out outside together at a local park or school campus in background. Community appreciation!

Please join us as we celebrate all the ways we come together through United Way — delivering impact to improve lives and make our community stronger. We look forward to honoring our 2018 Award Winners: Tocqueville Award – Sue Mailman; Aubrey Reid Award – Ida Rotman and Family; Coghlin Award – POW WOW Worcester; Stoddard Award – Atlas Distributors. Admission is free. Register to attend here.


Power of the Purse – Tuesday, June 12, 4:30 p.m., Mercantile Center, 100 Front Street, Worcester Power purse graphic and title only

Join us for a delightful evening of camaraderie and solidarity. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. At our silent auction, you can bid on a wide selection of beautiful designer purses. Every dollar raised will help Women’s Initiative deliver programs to help end violence against young women. Donation $50. Register to attend Power of the Purse.