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United Way Helps Fund Opening Of New Cape Cod Domestic Violence Shelter

November 1, 2017

SOURCE: www.capecod.com, Matt Pitta November 1, 2017 HYANNIS – Independence House officially opened its new domestic violence shelter today on Cape Cod. The agency was awarded a 10-year contract from the state’s Department of Public Health earlier this year to open the facility. The only domestic violence shelter on the Cape was previously run by … Continue reading United Way Helps Fund Opening Of New Cape Cod Domestic Violence Shelter

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The Value of Cape Cod Volunteers

10.30.17

SOURCE: The Cape Cod Times, Sean Driscoll Organizations learn how to manage and invest in their unpaid workforce. With a staff of four and a volunteer corps of more than 400, effectively managing the freewill workforce at the Falmouth Service Center is a key component of keeping more than 2,000 Falmouth households fed each year … Continue reading The Value of Cape Cod Volunteers

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United Way and Cape Cod 5 Host Results Based Accountability Training

September 27, 2017

The Cape and Islands United Way, with the support of Cape Cod 5, hosted a day long training on Results-Based Accountability (RBA) for local non-profits and local funders.  The training brought together a mix of organizations from across the Cape and the Islands to learn about collective impact, achieving positive results  and increasing accountability.  The … Continue reading United Way and Cape Cod 5 Host Results Based Accountability Training

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Cape and Islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group, Women United

9.20.17

Hyannisport Club

Eighty women gathered at the Hyannisport Club on Wednesday to launch WOMEN UNITED. A new affinity group of the Cape and Islands United Way, WOMEN UNITED is galvanizing to raise funds and mobilize volunteers in support of early education and care for Cape Cod families. Speaker Cindy Horgan, Director of Cape Cod Children’s Place in … Continue reading Cape and Islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group, Women United

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Cape and Islands United Way Announces Funding Opportunities

9.19.17

Cape and Islands United Way Announces Funding Opportunities (Centerville, MA) The Cape and Islands United Way will offer more than a half million dollars to local nonprofits in their next round of Community Impact grant funding. Organizations who serve the human needs of residents in Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties may apply for up to … Continue reading Cape and Islands United Way Announces Funding Opportunities

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United Way Partners with ‘Reach Out and Read’ to Encourage Early Literacy on the Cape and Islands

August 11, 2017

(Centerville, MA) The Cape and Islands United Way is pleased to announce a partnership with Reach Out and Read, a national nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. Reach Out and Read currently serves nearly 5,000 children across the … Continue reading United Way Partners with ‘Reach Out and Read’ to Encourage Early Literacy on the Cape and Islands

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Local Businesses Give Back Through Day of Caring Projects

Spring 2017

Local businesses give back through ‘Day of Caring’ projects coordinated by the Cape and Islands United Way.  Interested in learning about opportunities for your business? Contact Tim McCarthy, Volunteer Project Coordinator at tmccarthy@uwcapecod.org.  Projects: April 23, 2017 Business: Nutter, McLennan & Fish Project Location: YMCA Cape Cod   May 6, 2017 Business: National Grid  Project … Continue reading Local Businesses Give Back Through Day of Caring Projects

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Nearly $190,000 Raised Through Best Night of the Year Event

June 25, 2017

The Ridge Club, Sandwich

The Cape and Islands United Way Board of Directors held their 19th Annual Best Night of the Year fundraiser on June 25th at The Ridge Club in Sandwich. With the support of generous local sponsors, food and beverage restaurants, volunteers, and donors, the event raised a record of nearly $190,000 for the Cape and Islands … Continue reading Nearly $190,000 Raised Through Best Night of the Year Event

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Cape And Islands United Way Focuses On Deeper Community Impact With Grants Announced

May 16, 2017

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis

 Click here for a full list of funded partners and programs.  (Barnstable, MA) Tuesday night the Cape and Islands United Way held its annual Community Impact Celebration, announcing funded programs and partnerships for the coming year and celebrating the efforts of the donors and volunteers who make the work of the United Way possible. Included … Continue reading Cape And Islands United Way Focuses On Deeper Community Impact With Grants Announced

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Honored to Receive the Housing Assistance Corporation Human Services Partnership Award

March 23, 2017

Housing Assistance Corporation Annual Meeting

Housing Assistance Corporation has been a Cape and Islands United Way partner for many years. Most recently, the partnership lead to the identification of a housing gap on Martha’s Vineyard. With a lack of affordable year-round rental housing on the Vineyard, and with the local shelter only open for the January-March months, many individuals and … Continue reading Honored to Receive the Housing Assistance Corporation Human Services Partnership Award

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