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Friday, May 11, 2018
Each May, we gather to honor companies, organizations, nonprofits, and municipalities that support the Middlesex United Way campaign. We like to take this day to show our friends and supporters how much we appreciate their support of their community and of Middlesex United Way. This past Tuesday, we gave out about 60 awards, and it was a ton of fun. We’d like to shout out to the companies that were honored on Tuesday morning, and there sure are... Read More
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
A nonprofit is only as good as its volunteers and we are fortunate to have some of the very best. Annually, we elect new members to our Board of Directors, and I am excited to announce our newest selection of community-driven difference makers. At our annual meeting Thursday morning, we welcomed Dr. Michael Conner, Diana Martinez, and Julianne Rioux. Dr. Michael Conner is the Middletown superintendent of schools. He is involved with the New... Read More
Friday, November 10, 2017
With Halloween passing, many of us are eagerly awaiting Thanksgiving, dreaming of football, family and food. This year, we hope that every family can join us in celebrating this holiday of sharing. Since 2010, individuals and organizations in Middletown have teamed together in collaboration to offer financially struggling families the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was... Read More
Friday, November 10, 2017
We at the Middlesex United Way are very proud to call Middletown our home, and we are trying our best to help encourage and assist our fellow community members. Like many other cities around the state, we have residents who are facing adversity on a daily basis, and we make it our mission to try and find new ways to assist. Fortunately for us, we are now working on a major new initiative that has the potential to create substantial and long-term... Read More
Monday, June 26, 2017
Middlesex United Way is pleased to announce the distribution of $656,557 to support programs and initiatives in Middlesex County. This funding includes support to 46 organizations and programs, including the United Way Volunteer Center and the Middletown Chamber of Commerce Youth at Work program. Funding will be distributed to programs in Middlesex County in the following amounts: $105,420 to improve student success; $43,635 to improve family... Read More
Monday, May 8, 2017
In just a few short weeks, summer will officially be here. I know for me that means spending more quality time with my family, enjoying the outdoors, and gearing up for another successful United Way campaign to begin. With the new campaign starting, it is then I especially like to focus on continuing to think of others and "pay it forward".    On Saturday, June 21st Middlesex United Way is joining with United Ways across the state and country... Read More
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Middlesex United Way is proud to honor more than 50 companies and organizations for their incredible support of the 2016-17 Middlesex United Way Campaign! A & A Office Systems, Inc.                 Corporate Sponsor   A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists     Campaign Achievement Award           Corporate Sponsor   ACT Group Shout Out Award     Corporate Sponsor   Aetna   Campaign Achievement Award                   Corporate Sponsor   Allen’... Read More
Friday, March 31, 2017
We are excited to announce Middletown has been selected as one of the ten winning cities in Connecticut for the Working Cities Challenge, an initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, which promotes economic growth throughout cities in Connecticut, as well as other parts of New England. The purpose of this initiative is to award funding to help develop a plan to improve the lives of low-income Middletown residents by decreasing poverty... Read More
Friday, March 31, 2017
They say habits, either good or bad, can be formed in as little time as 30 days. At Middlesex United Way, we are excited to unveil our new partnership that helps lower-income families develop new savings habits that can last a lifetime. Middlesex United Way, along with other Connecticut United Ways across the state, are partnering with EARN, a San Francisco- based nonprofit organization. The purpose of the new partnership is to continue in our... Read More
Friday, October 28, 2016
The Middlesex United Way Young Leaders Society is hosting two Thanksgiving Fill-a-Bus Food Drives Nov. 5 and 6 to benefit the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project. You can find this energetic group of young volunteers Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Price Chopper in Middletown and Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stop & Shop in Middletown.   The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was established to ensure that all Middletown... Read More