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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
  Theresa Cross moved to Keene with her three children nearly 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,” Theresa said. She reached...
Friday, February 22, 2019
  Arabelle is a fun-loving 4-year-old. And she loves day care. Her nana, Marlo, says Arabelle thrives on the structure and stability, as many 4-year-olds do.   The stability is particularly important for Arabelle.    “Day care is a happy, consistent spot for her,” Marlo said. “And that’s been huge for us because so much in her life is not...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Hundred Nights benefit event slated for March 23 Hundred Nights, Inc. will host “Spring & Shout - Dance Away Your Cabin Fever with the Tom Foolery Band” on March 23. The benefit event will be held at the Keene Country Club, 755 West Hill Road, at 7:30 p.m. Music, dancing, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be part of the fun.     Tickets are $...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Monadnock United Way staff will host three trainings in early 2019 to offer MUW partners and other nonprofits the opportunity to learn and strengthen skills around program design, performance measurement and grant applications.   All nonprofit professionals in the Monadnock region are invited to attend. Space is limited and early registration is...
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Shirley English recently joined Monadnock United Way as the Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining the staff, Shirley was a longtime volunteer for MUW.   English previously worked as the Alumni Relations Manager at New England College in Henniker and has more than10 years of experience in volunteer management, fundraising and relationship...
Friday, December 14, 2018
River Center announces January programs The River Center, located in Peterborough, has a great line-up of programs starting in January: Tweens and Teens weekly parenting group with Bonnie Harris is back on January 8 from  noon to 2 p.m. Kelli Tourgee who runs our Wednesday morning playgroup will oversee another weekly playgroup for kids and their...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Monadnock United Way is seeking community volunteers to help with its Investment Process. In 2019, volunteers will be needed to review funding proposals from human service agencies focused on financial stability and basic needs programming, as well as funding proposals from existing MUW partners that are part of a transition group.   Each...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
  Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. It's a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity. It follows Thanksgiving and the widely recognized Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events and kicks off the end-of-year giving season....
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...