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The 38th annual Josh Billing Runaground takes place September 14th and we're looking for volunteers to help out - proceeds from the event support Berkshire United Way!

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Another great billboard from the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership that aims to promote alcohol free parties for our city's teens!

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Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House children's series, stopped by South Church in Pittsfield for a presentation to over 400 children and families.

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On May 1st Berkshire United Way and Face the Facts - reduce teen pregnancy presented a FREE screening of the "Let's Talk About Sex" documentary.

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On April 15th - Berkshire United Way held its annual LIVE UNITED Community Celebration with 200 donors, friends, and community partners at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox.

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Berkshire United Way receives $20,000 grant for teen pregnancy prevention

Berkshire United Way has received a three-year $20,000 grant from the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts for support of its leadership of the Face the Facts – reduce teen pregnancy countywide community coalition that aims to reduce teen births by 50% among Berkshire County 15-19 year-olds by 2020.

Berkshire Eagle Column: Building Positive Aspirations for Our Teens Leads to a Better Berkshires For All

Our future is in the hands of our children. Berkshire United Way is partnering with our community to ensure our youth are actively involved in their community and are working to build positive aspirations for their future.

2013 VITA returns net $1.3 million to working class families

The free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program returned $1,386,370 to 985 Berkshire County lower-income working families – an increase of over half a million dollars from 2012.

BUW Announces $1.4 million in community grants for 2014-2015 in Berkshire County

Berkshire United Way today announced it is investing $1,402,214 in 40 programs in Central and Southern Berkshire County for fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Community investments include $562,587 in early childhood literacy, $500,627 in positive youth development, and $317,500 in financial stability programs.

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