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United Way of Central MA Awards $260K to 11 Programs Impacting Middle School Girls

Sunday, June 05, 2016

 

The Women's Initiative of United Way of Central Massachusetts awarded $260,000 to fund 11 programs in central Massachusetts which directly impact the lives of middle school girls in the area. 

The following Women's Initiative funded programs are focused on reducing the incidence of violence affecting girls through the strategy of building, strengthening and supporting the development of healthy, safe, and confident girls. 

The Agencies are as Follows: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women's Initiative continues to offer free community wide financial literacy conferences, called "Dollar Scholar," for 8th grade girls in Worcester and surrounding towns. 

Since 2006, nearly 3,000 girls from central Massachusetts were introduced to the basics of finance and budgeting, setting the stage for future independence and confidence around personal finance. 

The most recent Dollar Scholar Conferences took place from May 25-27 and served 250 girls from Dr. Arthur F. Sullivan Middle School in Worcester. 

Women's Initiative 

The Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Central Massachusetts is the premiere women’s leadership and philanthropy group, focused on promoting women’s leadership and philanthropy to create positive change for women and children. 

Click here for more information. 

 

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