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Day of Action 2016

UWGAT. is holding a Wellness Drive in conjunction with United Way’s Day of Action on June 21st -- a day-long event where people throughout the area complete dozens of community service projects and activities at various locations. This drive is to collect essential toiletries and other small items to help individuals in our area.

The Wellness Drive continues through June 21st. Personal Care items collected locally can be dropped off at UWGAT’s office, located at 247 Maple Street in Attleboro. Other drop off locations include: Mastery Martial Arts. To register your company to participate in the Day of Action Wellness Drive, please email Kailee Wilson for a registration form.

The donated items will be distributed to UWGAT’s Community Partners across its 11 communities. If you are interested in volunteering to collect, sort, and deliver donated items please also contact Kailee.

Want to help?
Start a collection at your business, organization, civic group and/or church. Invite your family, friends and co-workers to donate a combination of new, unopened items.

The following items are needed: (full size) shampoo; deodorant; bar soap; toothbrush and toothpaste; razors and shaving cream; sun screen; first aid supplies; bug spray; antibiotic ointment; white socks; feminine care products; diapers and baby wipes.

To arrange for items to be picked-up, call Kailee at 508-222-2337, ext. 121 prior to June 21st.





Now Hiring!

Join a team of successful professionals who work to support and advance United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc.’s (UWGAT’s) mission to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities.

The Operations Associate supports the Director of Finance with financial operations and human resource functions. This position is responsible for ensuring accuracy of donor pledges and payments, maintaining and maximizing the donor database (Andar), assisting with human resource functions, and working collaboratively with the team on events.
This is a great opportunity for an individual to actively engage in the community with both large and small businesses and to create a consistent, positive experience for donors and organizations.

The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail, an enthusiasm for accuracy, an ability to work both independently and collaboratively, strong organizational skills, tactful communication skills, and an aptitude for learning and adapting. A desire to work in a community based non-profit is a must.

Click here to view the full Operations Associate job description.

Please email your cover letter and resume to uwcampaign@uwgat.org. Deadline to apply is June 17, 2016. No phone calls please.


Days of Caring

UWGAT’s Days of Caring is a way for local businesses and organizations to volunteer in the community for a specific community service project.  UWGAT facilitates Days of Caring by collecting projects and pairing volunteers with agencies. 

Get Involved with Days of Caring today!





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UWGAT is now part of Amazon Smile! We invite you, our supporters to shop on Amazon using this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2104020 and a portion of your purchase price will come back to UWGAT. It's a WIN-WIN! 




UWGAT Meets Worldwide Requirements

UWGAT completed the 2015 United Way Worldwide membership requirements by their due dates.  The certification mandates completion of 13 requirements for United Way of America membership along with verification of the status of 40 indicators that demonstrate United Way embodies the intent of the membership requirements.



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SoCo Update

UWGAT Announces State Funding

United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc. (UWGAT) on behalf of the South Coast Regional Network to End Homelessness (SoCo) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of $50,000 in the Massachusetts State budget to facilitate the coordination and implementation of support programs protecting families and individuals experiencing homelessness. SoCo continues to be UWGAT’s highly successful income and financial stability initiative, partnering with many Bristol County stakeholders committed to identifying and implementing creative strategies to ending homelessness. This funding is critical for SoCo to continue its unique role, and to provide a template for multi-faceted and coordinated strategies to prevent and end homelessness in and beyond Bristol County.

SoCo continues to provide and promote collaborative leadership at all levels of government and across all sectors to inspire and energize us all to commit to preventing and ending homelessness. Additionally, SoCo hopes by increasing knowledge regarding collaboration and successful interventions, these efforts will in turn strengthen the capacity of public and private organizations which will further foster independence and economic self-sufficiency.

United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton and the South Coast Regional Network to End Homelessness greatly appreciates Senator Michael Rodrigues’ (Co-chair of SoCo’s Leadership Council) work on adding the funding to the state budget and to all Bristol County legislators for endorsing and supporting this critical funding. Thank you for your vote of confidence.




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