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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...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
  In reflecting on the past year and looking into the future, we have much to celebrate. Thanks to you, our campaign raised $1,535,250! This is nearly double the national average of $800,000 for a United Way of our size.  But the Campaign figure alone tells only a part of the story. Together, we have accomplished so much more! Your time and talent...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
SCS reports successes with Housing Stabilization programs Southwestern Community Services has found long-term benefits of its Housing Stabilization prevention programs. A recent report from the New Hampshire Bureau of Housing Supports, using statewide data from the Homeless Management Information System, found that out of the 150 households served...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Success by Six Committee of the Keene and Elm City Rotary Clubs has grants available to organizations that have programs working with young children to help them start school ready to learn.  The program is limited to the rotary clubs’ service areas: Alstead, Chesterfield, Fitzwilliam, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Keene, Marlborough,...
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...