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Massachusetts Celebrates Brain Building in Progress Week

  Over 1,500 events to support families and promote early learning will take place in 62 cities and towns in…

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United Way releases $150,000 in emergency assistance to help local families

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley recently released an additional $150,000 in funds for emergency assistance…

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United Way partners to offer free tax preparation services to low-income workers

Fewer than 60 percent of adults surveyed nationally are familiar with EITC BOSTON — United Way is partnering with the…

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Brain Building in Progress campaign honors six local communities for supporting early childhood development

BOSTON – The Brain Building in Progress campaign today honored six community-based organizations for their efforts to raise public awareness…

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2015 Data for Mass 2-1-1 Shows Many Callers Looking for Help with Basic Needs

BOSTON — New data from Mass 2-1-1, a free health and human service referral line, shows that there were 28,460…

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United Way Announces Lisa Rowan-Gillis as Chief Development Officer

BOSTON – United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced that Lisa Rowan-Gillis, a skilled nonprofit executive who…

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Mayor Walsh and United Way Kick Off 2016 Free Boston Tax Help Season

Boston – Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Michael K. Durkin, CEO of the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack…

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Governor Baker hails Community Investment Tax Credit as “an investment worth making”

  Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker today joined top business leaders to speak about the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) and its role in…

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United Way, AmeriCorps and Lynn Public Schools Expand Efforts Around Immigrant Students

Partnership showed improved academic outcomes in 2014-2015 Lynn – A partnership between United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley,…

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United Way Women’s Leadership Council Celebrates 20 Years of Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Close to 1,000 of Greater Boston’s most passionate and powerful women philanthropists joined together this morning to celebrate the 20th…

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