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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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News from Your Local United Way

Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:

In addition to donations, our local chapter of the United Way is looking for volunteers to read to children and/or become Court Appointed Special Adovocates (CASA) for them.  A new session of the preschool reading program began earlier this month and there will be a CASA information session in town on Monday.

It's Blooming Backpacks!

Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:

Women's Way, a program of the United Way of Franklin County, is asking for your help in order to provide backpacks and school supplies to needy children in our area.  Every August, the Women's Way and community supporters gather together at a lovely garden in Historic Old Deerfield to socialize while supporting the needs of local students.  This year's main event will be held on Thursday, August 4th, from 5:30PM to 7PM, and admission is just $5, plus 1 or more backpacks filled with school supplies.

Roses for Mom, Help for Our Community

Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:

This Mother's Day, UPS is teaming up with the United Way for their annual Mother's Day Rose Sale!  As usual, your purchase of a dozen (or two!) roses for mom, a friend, yourself, or anyone who needs a smile will help support all of the great programs that the United Way of Franklin County has to offer.  In addition, thanks to UPS, each dozen roses you purchase will get you an entry in a drawing to win $100!

Show the Love for Kids

Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:

Every child deserves to be carefree but, this year, more than 5,000 kids in our area will experience abuse and neglect and they need your help. In honor of Valentine's Day, the United Way of Franklin County is teaming up with United Way of Hampshire County & United Way of Pioneer Valley and asking you to #Showtheloveforkids during the whole month of February.  By texting the word HEART to 20222, you will donate $10 to local United Way programs that support kids in our region (message & data rates may apply).

Don't Forget! Supper for Six Next Week

Adapted from a United Way of Franklin County press release:

On Tuesday, February 9th, from 5:30PM to 7PM, in Stoneleigh-Burnham School's Capen Room, the United Way of Franklin County will be collecting grocery bags of food; each filled with enough non-perishable items to make dinner for a family of 6.  All the bags will be distributed to families in need in Franklin County during school vacation week, February 15th through 19th.  Last year over 300 bags, weighing in at nearly 5,000 pounds, were collected!

Don't Forget! United Way Auction This Saturday

Adapted from several United Way of Franklin County press releases:

Don't miss the auction event of the year!  Join live auction emcee State Representative Paul Mark for a wonderful evening of art, leisure items, and gifts from the Pioneer Valley and beyond at Greenfield Community College on Saturday, November 21st, starting at 6:30PM.

Don't Forget! United Way Auction This Saturday

Adapted from two United Way of Franklin County press releases:

Last year was almost a sell out!  Don't miss the auction event of the year ~ gather your friends and family and make a reservation today.  You will have a great time AND you will be supporting our great community!

Don't Miss the Auction of the Year!

From a United Way of Franklin County press release:

Save the date now for the 2014 United Way beCause Art & Leisure Auction.  This annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, November 22nd, starting at 6:30PM, in Greenfield Community College's Cohn Dining Commons.

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