Kathy Heintz, director of community investment for United Way of North Central Massachusetts, thanks Enterprise Bank & Trust’s Ken Ansin (right) and John Flores for their generous donation that helped families displaced by the Columbia Hotel fire in Leominster, Mass.
To meet the increased demand for utility and food assistances, United Way of North Central Massachusetts has made a $60,000 distribution to 15 local health and human services agencies. “Unfortunately, due to the protracted economic downturn, the need for basic services continues to be high. The goal is to get resources to the frontline providers as quickly as possible, so we can reach as many families as possible, ” commented Phil Grzewinski, president of United Way of North Central Massachusetts.
United Way Community Builders, a volunteer center serving North Central Massachusetts, is seeking volunteers to participate in its MLK Service Day Challenge on Jan. 26. This event is part of a regional collaborative of volunteer service projects, multi-cultural activities and events to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy.
IC Federal Credit Union answers the call from United Way of North Central Massachusetts for local heat, food and shelter support in the way of a $7500 donation. “It is no secret that our economy is still sluggish and many people are in need of some of the basics that many of us take for granted,” said Tony Cali from IC.
Phil Grzewinski, president of United Way of North Central Massachusetts, thanks Unitil’s John DiNapoli, municipal & community services manager, for conducting an employee workplace campaign, which raised $4300 for United Way ‘s Community Impact Fund.
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