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Bank of America Supports United Way

Ed Shea (right), Bank of America Worcester president, and Sara Bullock, financial center manager, presented a $10,000 grant to Phil Grzewinski, president of United Way of North Central Massachusetts, as part of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s commitment to address critical needs in local communities and focus on economic mobility. 


United Way Youth Venture Students Inspire Community Leaders

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For Immediate Release - The United Way Youth Venture program held its second annual Spring Showcase event at Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg, Mass.

The event gave over 130 students from around the region—representing close to 50 community service teams—a chance to show off their youth-led, youth-created service programs to the community.


Over 100,000 Meals Prepared For Local Pantries

Leominster, Mass. – To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day of Service, a group of volunteers four hundred strong assembled at the DoubleTree by Hilton Leominster on Thursday evening; together, they packaged more than 100,000 meals for 20 local food pantries.

United Way of North Central Massachusetts organized the event, an effort to ensure that local families won’t go hungry, according to Phil Grzewinski, president of the local nonprofit organization that focuses on health, education and income initiatives.

Energy assistance forum to be held for nonprofits

OCTOBER 20, 2016, FITCHBURG, Mass. — Unitil and United Way of North Central Massachusetts are hosting a heating assistance forum for area nonprofits Nov. 3 at Great Wolf Lodge.

This is the 16th year that the event has been held where heating assistance and energy efficiency programs are reviewed in detail. 

Nonprofit agencies interested in attending the event, which starts at 8:30 am, Nov. 4, should RSVP to United Way of North Central Massachusetts at 978-345-1577, ext. 313 or

United Way of North Central Massachusetts awards 38 grants