United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley is advancing the common good in our region by providing help today in ways that strengthen tomorrow. The United Way has the scope, expertise, and influence to bring together hundreds of human services agencies, government, businesses, private foundations, and dedicated volunteers around a common vision of creating maximum impact and achieving long-lasting results.
United Way’s work focuses on:
Children – Ensures that children are ready to learn when they enter school.
Youth – Keeps students engaged in school so they graduate with options for the future.
Families – Helps parents gain financial stability and become self-supporting.
Math, Science and Technology Initiative (MSTi) – MIT, along with business and agency partners, has developed a hands-on afterschool curriculum that fosters and prepares young people for careers in math, science and technology.
Community Impact Fund – United Way’s investment strategy unites a network of more than 170 partner agencies under a set of shared goals and ties funding to the achievement of specific measurements, increasing the likelihood of driving substantial change in our region. Donors may also designate a gift to one or more of United Way’s partner agencies (Download for print).
Last year, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley:
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