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Chicopee Cupboard Has A New Home

Chicopee, MA (8/16/2022)— The United Way of Pioneer Valley has expanded their footprint into downtown Chicopee with the Chicopee Cupboard that will help feed local families.

The new United Way Cupboard on 226 Exchange Street is just a short distance from where the old Cupboard was located on Center Street but the larger area provides a world of difference for the many families in the Pioneer Valley who desperately need this help.

Vaccine clinic held at Springfield Service Center Wednesday

Springfield, MA (6/29/2022) — A partnership between United Way of Pioneer Valley and the Massachusetts Department of Public health aims to promote the health of more Springfield residents.

As the pandemic pushes on, this partnership sought to ensure the equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for Springfield residents. A free clinic was held at the Springfield Service Center Wednesday and offered gift cards to Stop & Shop and CVS to those who came to get vaccinated.

Women’s Leadership Council deliver purses to women in need

Westfield, MA (5/12/2022) – Some five hundred struggling women Thursday received purses filled with gifts from the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Pioneer Valley.

Working with volunteers from the Westfield Woman’s Club, Leadership Council members fanned out across Westfield delivering these gifts to women in need. It’s a spin-off from the highly successful purse giveaway in Springfield earlier this year.