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Thursday, October 24, 2019
  October 24 is Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide celebration that raises awareness about the importance of afterschool programs in our communities.   In the Monadnock region, a newly formed coalition of afterschool program is doing exciting things this year, and we’re honored to offer our support.   The Monadnock Region Afterschool Collective...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Nour Habib, Marketing Specialist, nour@muw.org, 603.352.4209 x 30   MUW announces 2020 investments        Keene, NH – Monadnock United Way today announces a total investment in the community of $1.5 million in 2020. This announcement comes after the completion of a Request for Proposals process...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
River Center programs continue through the fall The River Center in Peterborough has several programs scheduled throughout the fall. Weekly group meetings include Families, Forests & Farms (Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.); Parenting Tweens & Teens (Tuesdays, noon-2 p.m.); and the new Parenting Your 4 to 9ers (Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.,...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Monadnock United Way staff would like to give a huge shout out to this year’s Investment Team volunteers for their incredible contributions to this year’s Investment Process for 2020 Funding.   This year's 26 volunteers reviewed 28 applications for funding from nonprofit programs. Each volunteer contributed an average of 75 hours to the Investment...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
In 2016, Jillian Bishop gave birth to her baby daughter. Ten weeks early.   She and her husband had not yet finalized their child care plans. Additionally, Jillian spent two months of her maternity leave in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with her premature daughter, Savannah.   Figuring out child care plans was a struggle. “I obviously...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
  Theresa Cross moved to Keene with her three children more than two years ago, looking for a fresh start. But that fresh start turned a bit rocky when her living arrangements didn’t work out. Theresa and her boys found themselves homeless for the first time in their lives.   "It was probably the hardest time of my life."   She reached out to...
Monday, July 1, 2019
SCS welcomes new intern, schedules Homeless Coalition meetings Southwestern Community Services' Housing Stabilization Services welcomes Andrea Perkins as their Work Experience Program intern. Andrea will begin classes at River Valley Community College Aug. 26, working toward a degree in human services. Andrea wants to work with teens and young...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
It is once again time for Monadnock United Way to begin cultivating community volunteers for our annual fundraising campaign! Seeing the amazing work that our campaign volunteers accomplish each year is truly inspiring. It is wonderful to see the work that this group achieves, the connections they make, and the sense of accomplishment they feel....
Thursday, June 6, 2019
            Monadnock United Way has always been committed to transparency and to maintaining strong financial health. This spring, we earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Tranparency from Guidestar and a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.    The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by Guidestar, the world’s...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Monadnock United Way is partnering with The Main Street America Group/NGM and The Savings Bank of Walpole to offer a free, two-part workshop that will give participants skills that can help them land a job!   The sessions will focus on job searching skills like resume-writing and interview skills. The workshops will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on...