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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,...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Pictured: Sarah Biron and her husband Chris, daughter Aubrey and son Quinten   The work of the Monadnock Home Visiting Alliance (MHVA) is continuing to impact lives in the region. The pilot collective impact initiative launched last year is working to expand its reach, thanks in part to a recent $51,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
  One of the reasons I chose to work for Timken was because this company emphasizes the importance of positively impacting the community around us. The United Way is an organization with the same mission -- to help people in their local community. To me, supporting the United Way is an exceptional way to reach out to those in need. Some people...
Friday, June 8, 2018
Joe Marks of Baudelaire Soaps accepts a check from Citizens Bank that will support IMBA's StartSmart program   A new program started by Impact Monadnock Business Ambassadors will expand, thanks to a grant from Citizens Bank. Joe Marks of Baudelaire Soaps, a member of the Business Ambassadors group, applied for and was awarded a $10,000 grant from...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Pictured: Chris and his younger brother, Gino   Jessica McCarthy does not know what she would do without her home visitor. McCarthy’s son was recently diagnosed with autism. Since December, he has been working with a speech therapist from Rise…For Baby and Family. “Our personal speech therapist is awesome,” McCarthy said. “She really took the time...