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Monday, October 29, 2018
Monadnock United Way is hosting an information session about its 2020 funding opportunities on Nov. 28, 2018, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cheshire County House of Corrections, 825 Marlboro St. in Keene.   To attend, please RSVP by clicking here.   In 2020, two types of funding will be available: Focus Area Funding for programs aligning with the...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Winchester Learning Center holding groundbreaking ceremony, taking applications for Christmas for Kids program The Winchester Learning Center will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its new classroom at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 at 109 Keene Road in Winchester. The new classroom will allow the center to grow by adding space for 14 preschool slots. All are...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Nearly 70 home visitors and other professionals who work with children attended a half-day training event last week hosted by the Monadnock Home Visiting Alliance. Presenter Cassie Yackley, Psy.D., PLLC spoke about the role of home visiting professionals in promoting healing and resilience in traumatized young children and their caregivers. "It's...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Thanks to the Keene Sentinel's Parent Express for publishing a piece about our Impact Monadnock Business Ambassadors in their October 2018 issue. Read below about the benefits of family-friendly policies like Babies At Work, which has had a positive impact on people in our community, including Ryon Clarke of W.S. Badger Company in Gilsum. And find...
Monday, September 24, 2018
  In the fall of 2017, one out-of-state family found several helping hands in Keene, including from MUW partner agencies. David Thorhaug, a millwright welder, was living with his brother in Keene while doing contract projects. He was sending money to his pregnant partner, Elizabeth Edwards, and their two children, who were living in Florida with...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The River Center announces fall programs   Special event: Jessica Lahey to speak at Tuesday Topic event Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, will be at the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal Regional High School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23.   The author, columnist...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Monadnock United Way is happy to announce its 2018 class of Loaned Employees (LE).  Loaned Employees are valuable volunteers who are at the heart of local workplace campaigns, serving as MUW’s key fundraisers between August and December. They do everything from providing basic logistical support to companies to helping some companies run their...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Gas cards needed to help the family of two young girls who were assaulted The Monadnock Region Child Advocacy Center is seeking gas cards for the family of twin 7-year-old girls who were assaulted. The gas cards will help the family drive back and forth to scheduled doctors' appointments. Gas cards can be donated to the center at 640 Marlboro...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  Dear Friends of MUW,   Monadnock United Way is pleased to announce that we are investing nearly $1.48 million in the Monadnock community in 2019.    A heartfelt thanks to our volunteer investment review teams who spent countless hours over the last several months reviewing proposals and funding initiatives that will help to strengthen the fabric...
Monday, July 23, 2018
The New Hampshire Department of Education recently awarded Impact Monadnock’s application for a multi-year, federally funded initiative that will positively impact the social and emotional development of young children in the region. The community collaborative led by Impact Monadnock, Monadnock United Way’s signature early childhood initiative,...