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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way Women’s Initiative is a volunteer-based group whose mission is to bring about positive change in our community through philanthropy and service.   Their goal is to build community engagement by sharing and creating volunteer and philanthropic giving opportunities, elevate women by recognizing and celebrating accomplishments, past and present; and invest in our community by making grants to local programs... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way believes no child should go hungry. Many children and families receive regular food assistance throughout the school year, but now that we have entered summer, these food resources may be harder to find.   Food insecure households are not necessarily food insecure all of the time, and this may reflect a household’s need to make trade-offs between important basic needs, such as housing or medical bills, and... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way is always proud to support programs and initiatives led by our nonprofit partners across Middlesex County. During the COVID-19 crisis, our partners have been on the front lines serving the community. Their resiliency in the face of such challenges has been remarkable.   During the height of the pandemic, we continued our emphasis on basic needs and emergency services given the devastating and far-reaching... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — You become an advocate when you declare to the world that you stand for something and believe in a cause. Advocacy takes many forms, from posting your thoughts on your social media page, writing to your legislator, or bringing a friend to volunteer with you.   The role of advocacy in an organization is not always simple. Taking a stance on an issue and bringing attention to injustices is something we at the Middlesex United Way take... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way has invested over $1.2 million in supporting local nonprofits that help people find both temporary and permanent housing.   We believe that all individuals and families should have access to safe and affordable housing in Middlesex County, and are proud to share that, throughout the past 10 years, significant strides have been made. Just recently, our partners, HOPE Partnership, created affordable housing... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way will be kicking off the summer by hosting our first in-person event to celebrate the people who made this past year a success, even through all of the adversity.   Please join us for our annual Campaign and Community Celebration June 22 at 5 p.m. at Middlesex Community College. The event will take place on the lower lot and all COVID protocols will be followed, per state guidelines.   Each year, we gather to... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way is committed to ensuring individuals and families live in an anti-racist, equitable and inclusive community.   We believe that to achieve racial equity we must unite and take meaningful action. Together, we must reach a deeper understanding of how race and systemic racism impacts society, the devastating and far-reaching implications that have resulted, and actionable steps to build a more equitable and... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — Do you have questions about the Middlesex United Way? Whether it is questions about where the funds are spent, or who is deciding who spends them, I’d love to take some time today to answer a few.   I am sure many will still have questions or want to learn more, so I encourage everyone to check out our website at MiddlesexUnitedWay.org. There you can find resources related to COVID-19, Racial Equity and Inclusion, our impact... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — For the Middlesex United Way to continue operating as a community supporting nonprofit, we must recognize the importance of volunteerism in the next generations. In that spirit, we are proud to host the MIDDLETOWN — With tax season finally wrapped up, the Middlesex United Way is proud to announce another successful year for the Middlesex Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.   VITA has a long history of helping low- to moderate-... Read More
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Young Leaders Society, a group of young professionals under 40 interested in networking while giving back.   The organization is actively looking for energetic leaders in Middlesex County.   The Young Leaders Society provides a unique way to get involved with Middlesex United Way, give back through volunteer service, network with peers and community leaders, and develop leadership skills. The group is run by a volunteer steering committee of... Read More

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