pounds of food were distributed at our Chicopee and Springfield Cupboard in the 2023 fiscal year.
calls were taken by our Springfield satellite office of the Call2Talk emotional support & suicide prevention hotline during 2022.
backpacks full of school supplies were distributed to students in need through our Stuff the Bus program.
Springfield, MA – (7/27/2023)
United Way of Pioneer Valley is pleased to announce the return of the Stuff the Bus program. Stuff the Bus provides backpacks filled with school supplies for students who are homeless throughout Hampden County, Granby, and South Hadley. Stuff the Bus relies on donations of school supplies from the community.
“We are fortunate to have generous donors who want to ensure that every student begins the school year with the supplies they need. And we are grateful to Peter Pan Bus Lines, who lend a bus…
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Nearly one year ago, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline switched from a ten-digit number to 988 to serve as a way to make resources more accessible for people in crisis and those who may just need to talk. Since then, thousands of people have been helped.
“To me, it means a lot to be able to provide a space where people feel that they can share some of their deepest secrets or they can share their everyday life. It means just being that one person…