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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Springfield, MA (10/13/2020)— In cooperation with the office of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Colebrook Realty Services, Inc., United Way of Pioneer Valley will be hosting Boo Bash: a drive-thru, socially distant trick or treating event on…Read More
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Springfield, MA (10/13/2020)—As part of our COVID-19 response efforts, United Way of Pioneer Valley (UWPV) has completed a round of grant funding to 21 recipients. Grant recipients are: Agawam Community Center Atwater Park Civic Association Catie…Read More
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Springfield, MA (10/6/20)— United Way of Pioneer Valley (UWPV) completed its last distribution of backpacks for Stuff the Bus, our annual program to bring school supplies to as many children who are homeless as possible. Stuff the Bus runs annually…Read More
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Springfield, MA (10/1/20)—As part of our COVID-19 response efforts, United Way of Pioneer Valley (UWPV) has completed a round of personal protective equipment and other COVID-19 related items distribution to multiple area nonprofits and…Read More
Friday, April 10, 2020
SPRINGFIELD — United Way of Pioneer Valley and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield have introduced the Good Morning Heroes program, a joint effort to give back to the first responders working hard and risking their lives for our community.…Read More
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno thanks and appreciates the efforts of Paul Mina, Executive Director United Way of Pioneer Valley and the UWPV team for stepping up as we come together as a community to face this pandemic. UWPV made a considerable food…Read More
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
SPRINGFIELD — The United Way of Pioneer Valley has donated 5,000 frozen meals to the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. The transfer took place at Springfield City Hall earlier this week, with Mayor Domenic Sarno and United Way President and CEO…Read More
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – United Way of Pioneer Valley has donated 5,000 frozen meals to the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. United Way representatives gathered in front of Springfield City Hall as their meals were moved into the Food Bank’s truck.…Read More
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
As the number of people on unemployment increases, the number of people showing up at food pantries and designated free school lunch sites has picked up, too. “We have seen the numbers increase as people are getting laid off from the retail and…Read More
Friday, March 20, 2020
Springfield, MA (March 20, 2020)—In these challenging times, United Way of Pioneer Valley is continuing our mission to connect nonprofits with our community of dedicated, hard-working volunteers. With the area’s college students returning home and…Read More
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
United Way of Pioneer Valley announces Recovery & Relief Fund for COVID-19 Our response to the COVID-19 Pandemic SPRINGFIELD (MA) — United Way of Pioneer Valley has established the COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Fund to provide aid and resources…Read More
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
SPRINGFIELD (MA) — Employees at Springfield-based Smith & Wesson collected gently used coats during a recent onsite coat drive. United Way of Pioneer Valley will help warm the community by distributing these coats in Western Mass. “Our employees…Read More
Monday, December 23, 2019
We all know that December is often thought of as the month of giving. But in January, the need is just as great for food assistance here in western Mass. With the help of our friends at local Bank of America branches, you can help make sure local…Read More
Thursday, September 19, 2019
HUNDREDS JOIN UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING THROUGHOUT WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS THIS FRIDAY   Pioneer Valley, MA (September 20, 2019) — Friday will mark United Way of Pioneer Valley’s 25th annual Day of Caring, as two hundred and fifty volunteers roll up…Read More
Friday, August 23, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNITED WAY OF PIONEER VALLEY TEAMS UP WITH PETER PAN BUS LINES FOR ANNUAL STUFF THE BUS DELIVERY DAY Event Benefits Students Who Are Homeless in Region   PIONEER VALLEY, Mass., On Friday, August 23rd, the United Way of…Read More