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 food pantries still have supplies to help families in need in the new year.
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[MassLive] Interconnected network of community-based programs helps lift Springfield graduation rate
SPRINGFIELD — Today, March 1, from 1:45 to 2 p.m., 13 students from Duggan Academy will visit Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing to participate in a StoryCorps session w
..."Jim Ayres, president and CEO of the United Way of Pioneer Valley, said his organization was meeting very early on an evacuee-assistance strategy. Early on, Springfield and Holyoke designated the welcome centers as places to go to find out how to enroll a child in school, meet nutrititional needs, and get immediate health services. 'Then there’s the underlying trauma piece and mental-health needs people may have. It takes a lot of coordination, a lot of logistical management.'"...