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Friday, December 4, 2015
Operation Fuel has begun to accept applications for home heating assistance through their 2015-2016 winter program. Through the program, eligible households can receive grants of up to $500 toward the cost of deliverable fuels such as oil, propane, kerosene, coal, pellets, and wood that are used as the primary heating source for their home. In order to receive assistance from the program, households must initiate an application through their... Read More
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By Jennifer SpragueMiddlesex United Way One of the best parts of a nonprofit career is the opportunity to witness the generosity of others. This past weekend, the Middlesex United Way Young Leaders Society hosted two Fill-a-Bus food drives at Price Chopper and Stop & Shop in Middletown to collect non-perishable food items for the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project. The project feeds 1,000 Middletown families who could not... Read More
Monday, November 9, 2015
Volunteers are needed for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help low- to moderate-income households prepare and file their taxes to ensure they get back the money they have earned. VITA is a national program of the IRS, and volunteers are trained and certified to ensure that working families and individuals are filing for all of the appropriate tax credits. The program also helps families who might be struggling financially... Read More
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
MIDDLETOWN – Registration is open for Middletown families in need to apply for a basket of Thanksgiving food from the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was established to ensure that all Middletown families who couldn’t afford to purchase a Thanksgiving meal could still enjoy a holiday feast. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project will assemble baskets of food for 1,000 Middletown... Read More
Monday, November 2, 2015
The Middlesex United Way Young Leaders Society is hosting a Thanksgiving Fill-a-Bus Food Drive Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at both Stop & Shop and Price Chopper in Middletown to benefit the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was established to ensure that all Middletown families who couldn’t afford to purchase a Thanksgiving meal could still enjoy a holiday feast. The... Read More
Friday, September 11, 2015
Middlesex United Way will hold a training for new and returning workplace campaign coordinators! Friday, September 18, 2015 • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Lunch will be provided.Chapman Hall, Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown Preview the 2015-16 campaign materials and learn about resources to help you run the campaign Learn and share successful practices for every campaign, no matter the size of your company Get a sneak peak... Read More
Friday, July 17, 2015
By Kevin WilhelmExecutive Director It’s the time of year I get to announce that Middlesex United Way’s Board of Directors has approved the distribution of $775,000 to support programs and initiatives in Middlesex County. This funding includes support to 45 programs, plus $13,950 for United Way 2-1-1. Funding will be distributed to programs in Middlesex County in the following amounts: $127,600 in the area of education, to increase children’s... Read More
Saturday, June 20, 2015
By Kevin WilhelmHere at Middlesex United Way, we are working to create a stronger community for ALICE – and you can help. From now until the end of June, Middlesex United Way is raising funds to create stronger communities for families at or below the ALICE threshold. You can help by texting DOUBLEMYGIFT to 71777 or visiting www.middlesexunitedway.org/doublemygift. Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by the following sponsors: Peter and... Read More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Boy Scouts of America Connecticut Rivers Council invites you to step into the shoes of a Scout for a day.  Eat in the dining hall, visit the archery range, enjoy nature as loons call across the lake and memories are made.  See what Scouting is all about right alongside Scouts during the quintessential Scouting experience. Please choose of one of the 3 event dates and locations and then sign up to enjoy either a lunch or evening visit. *There... Read More
Monday, May 18, 2015
More than 70 companies, organizations, and individuals were honored May 12 for their contributions to raising $1.71 million for the 2014-15 Middlesex United Way Campaign. The top honor, the Corporate Spirit Award, was presented to Pratt & Whitney-Middletown. The Corporate Spirit Award is the highest honor a company can receive in recognition of their support of Middlesex United Way. Other distinguished honors were awarded to: Liberty Bank... Read More

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