United Way hosts food and housing insecurity fundraising campaign

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The United Way of Pioneer Valley will host a kickoff event for its Springfield Giving Campaign on Friday morning.

The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on November 12th at Springfield City Hall. Mayor Domenic Sarno will join other city officials and representatives from the United Way to kick off their 2021 Springfield Giving Campaign as they celebrate their 100th year in the Pioneer Valley.

To make a donation visit United Way of Pioneer Valley’s website.

Mayor Sarno states, “The United Way of Pioneer Valley have been a tremendous supporter for the City of Springfield.  Their efforts provide help and assistance to thousands in the Greater Springfield area from providing food to families in need to empowering our youth and giving vital information to our community.  This has never been more in need than during this COVID-19 pandemic.  I would encourage those who can, to make a donation in support of the City of Springfield’s 2021 United Way Campaign.  Any amount you can give will go a long way to keeping these important programs for our community going strong.  Thank you for your consideration in support of the City’s 2021 United Way Campaign, where ‘everyday, ordinary people come together to do extraordinary things for our community.”  

Food and housing insecurity are elevated right now as people continue to struggle through the side effects of the pandemic.

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