Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters With the governor of MA closing schools and many adults at home as well, keeping children busy and learning and not-bored will be a challenge in the upcoming weeks.  Keeping adults busy and not-bored will be a challenge too!  Here’s an updating...

Success Story: HiSET Certification

Success Story: HiSET Certification  Health. Education. Financial stability. Finding ways to improve each area individually can make a difference in someone’s life today, but when addressed together it can create change that lasts a lifetime. Meet Joe. Joe was 30 years...

8 Ways to Work for Equity on MLK Day

8 Ways to Work for Equity on MLK Day In his 1963 book “Strength to Love,” Martin Luther King Jr. wrote: “The ultimate measure of a man is … where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”In the past 12 months as we witnessed more instances of ongoing police...
Day of Service 2021

Day of Service 2021

Day of Service 2021 United Way of Greater Fall River encourages everyone in the community to take Dr. Martin Luther King Day (1/18/2021) as a” day in, not off,” volunteering in the National Day of Service and giving back to the community. This year, President-elect...

COVID-19 Scams: How to Avoid Them

COVID-19 Scams: How to Avoid Them The COVID-19 pandemic continues to tear through Bristol County and so to do the scammers. The most frequent way a scammer might try to steal your identity or money is via a phone call or text.Some things to keep in mind:DO NOT share...

You can make a difference

You can make a difference Our new normal is a world of uncertainty and change. That will take some getting used to. But we need to do more than adapt to a post-pandemic world. We need to build a better one. Thousands of people in our community devastated by the events...

Food Grants 2020

Food Grants 2020 United Way of Greater Fall River is pleased to announce the 2020 Food Grant recipients.  These organizations and agencies are supporting the basic needs of our community and provide a vital service to those in need. We are grateful to these community...

Fighting for Gender Equity

Fighting for Gender Equity 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Right to Vote. It’s a time to celebrate where we’ve come, recognize the Black women who fought for but did not win the right to vote until decades later, and reflect on the state of women’s...

Week of Action 2020

Week of Action 2020 United Way of Greater Fall River will be hosting Week of Action from June 22-June 24 to encourage volunteering and social engagement in Greater Fall River, while maintaining social distancing due to COVID-19.Volunteers are encouraged to complete...