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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...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has awarded a fully-funded grant to the Monadnock Home Visiting Alliance (MHVA), a pilot collaborative backed by Monadnock United Way’s signature early childhood initiative, Impact Monadnock. The MHVA is composed of Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services (HCS) Healthy Starts, The Grapevine Family...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Impact Monadnock Business Ambassadors (IMBA) introduced a new program at its quarterly Breakfast Roundtable event this month. StartSmart: Birth Gifts with a Purpose is a new opportunity for employers to support early childhood brain development and recognizing new parents and parents-to-be in their workplace.    The StartSmart kit includes three...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  Individuals and groups looking for volunteer opportunities this summer can consider participating in Monadnock United Way's first Day of Action on June 21.   The event, structured similarly to the annual Day of Caring typically held in the fall, pairs volunteers with projects at local nonprofit organizations. Volunteer projects can range from...
Friday, May 4, 2018
  Katie Gardella has joined Monadnock United Way as the Resource Development Director. Gardella’s role will be to grow MUW’s fundraising capabilities, helping address the region’s most pressing needs for children, education and financial stability.   Gardella, who was on the MUW board of directors for several years, stepped down from that role in...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
On Thursday, April 12, Monadnock will celebrate its superheroes! Join us for this recognition event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in County Hall at the Old Cheshire County Courthouse.   The event will be filled with food, drinks that pop, DJ Landis (get ready to dance!), and of course superheroes flying from the ceiling!   We encourage everyone to wear...