Berkshire United Way Impact Report

Young girl with a mask on coloring at a desk

July 2019-June 2020

In this unprecedented year, Berkshire United Way has doubled its efforts to ensure that all children continue to reach critical developmental and educational milestones, and families and individuals have the support they need.


You helped 11,383 individuals in 42 programs across 28 agencies in central & southern Berkshire County.

 

Through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Berkshire County, 69,079 lives were impacted through 133 grants distributed to 102 organizations.

 

For the full report, click on the image to the left.

Your contribution supported these programs from July 2019 to June 2020

Berkshire Baby Box
Hello It’s Me Project

18 Degrees
Early Education and Care

Berkshire County Head Start
Child Development Program

Berkshire County Kids Place & Violence Prevention Center
Trauma Recovery Program

Berkshire Family YMCA
Pittsfield Preschool Program

Berkshire Hills Regional School District
Project Connection at Muddy Brook Elementary

Berkshire Nursing Families
Central & South Berkshire County Lactation Support

Berkshire South Regional Community Center
Action Adventures Out of School
Sunshine Preschool

Center for Peace through Culture
CPC LifeSchool Pilot at Crosby Elementary School

Child Care of the Berkshires
Child Care Services
Healthy Families
ParentChild+

Community Health Programs
Care Coordination Program at Berkshire Pediatrics
ParentChild+

Dalton Community Recreation Association
Kids Club After School Program

Elizabeth Freeman Center
Child Safe Child Strong Program

Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center
Early Childhood Education

Lee Public Schools
Expressive Arts

Lee Youth Association
Busy Bee Learning Center

Pediatric Development Center
PAL Play and Learn
South County Early Intervention

18 Degrees
Pittsfield Community Connection

Anti-Defamation League
A World of Difference

Berkshire Hills Regional School District
Project Connection at W.E.B. Du Bois Regional Middle School (formerly Monument Valley Middle School)

Berkshire Theatre Group
Middle School After School Program

Dalton Community Recreation Association
Adaptive Program
Leader’s Club

Flying Cloud Institute
Young Women In Science

Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center
Girls Inc.

Railroad Street Youth Project
Mentoring Program
Sexual Health Initiative

The Salvation Army
Bridging the Gap

18 Degrees
EMPath Home Visiting

Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Construct Inc.
Pathways to the Trades
(read more in this Berkshire Edge article)

Elizabeth Freeman Center
Money School

Greenagers
Community Work Initiative

Lever, Inc.
Berkshire Business Interns

MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board
Berkshire Recruiter

Roots Rising
Roots Rising

Your support helped COVID-19 Emergency Fund grantees meet needs in these areas

Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry | Northern Berkshire
Berkshire Community Action Council | Berkshire County
Berkshire Community Diaper Project | Berkshire County
Berkshire Dream Center | Central Berkshire
Berkshire Food Collaborative Project | Berkshire County
Berkshire Food Project | Northern Berkshire 
Berkshire Grown | Southern Berkshire
Berkshire Helping Hands | Northern Berkshire
Berkshire Immigrant Center | Berkshire County
Berkshire South Regional Community Center | Southern Berkshire
Berkshires Tomorrow, Inc. (Berkshire Regional Planning Commission) | Pittsfield/Adams
Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | Central Berkshire
BRIDGE | Berkshire County
Central Berkshire Regional School District | Central Berkshire
Central Berkshire Regional School District Weekend Backpack Program | Central Berkshire
Chabad of the Berkshires | Berkshire County
Cheshire Food Pantry | Northern Berkshire
Christ Trinity Church | Southern Berkshire
Christian Center | Central Berkshire
Community Food Pantry at South Congregational Church | Pittsfield
Dalton Council on the Aging | Central Berkshire
Elder Services of Berkshire County Inc. | Berkshire County
Elizabeth Freeman Center | Berkshire County
Farmington River Regional School District | Southern Berkshire
Food Bank of Western Massachusetts | Berkshire County
Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires & Southern Vermont | Northern Berkshire
Great Barrington Farmer’s Market | Southern Berkshire
Greenagers | Southern Berkshire
Hinsdale Food Pantry | Central Berkshire
It Takes a Village | Central Berkshire
North Adams Farmers Market | North Adams
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition Weekend Meal Project | Northern Berkshire
Our Lady of Charity (St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church) | Northern Berkshire
The People’s Pantry | Southern Berkshire
Pittsfield Public Schools | Pittsfield
Price Memorial AME Zion Church | Central Berkshire
Richmond Consolidated Schools | Southern Berkshire
Rites of Passage and Empowerment (R.O.P.E) | Pittsfield
Roots Rising | Berkshire County
ROOTS Teen Center | North Adams
Salvation Army | Central Berkshire
South Berkshire Regional School District | Southern Berkshire
Town of Williamstown/Farmers Market | Northern Berkshire
Town of Windsor | Central Berkshire
Western Mass Labor Action | Central Berkshire
Williamstown Food Pantry | Northern Berkshire
Adams Council on the Aging | Northern Berkshire
Berkshire County ARC | Berkshire County
Berkshire Family and Individual Resources (BFAIR) | Central Berkshire
Berkshire Health Systems | Berkshire County
Berkshire Hills Regional School District | Southern Berkshire
Berkshire HorseWorks | Berkshire County
Berkshire Nursing Families | Berkshire County
Berkshire Sewing Team | Central Berkshire
BRIDGE | Berkshire County
The Brien Center | Berkshire County
Central Berkshire Coordinating Center | Central Berkshire
Community Bible Church | Northern Berkshire
Community Health Programs | Berkshire County
Ecu-Health Care | Northern Berkshire
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health | Berkshire County
Mass 211 | Berkshire County
Mount Carmel Care Center | Lenox
NAMI Berkshire County | Berkshire County
North County Emergency Planning Commission | Northern Berkshire
Northern Berkshire EMS | Northern Berkshire
UCP of Western Massachusetts | Pittsfield/North Adams
Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires | Southern Berkshire
Western Mass Recovery Learning Community | Central Berkshire
Berkshire Bridges Working Cities | Central Berkshire
Berkshire Center for Justice | Berkshire County
Cathedral of the Beloved | Pittsfield
Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity | Central Berkshire
Construct | Southern Berkshire
Iglesia Castillo Fuerte | Central Berkshire
Josh Bresette Commit to Save a Life Committee | Berkshire County
Louison House | Northern Berkshire
Soldier On | Pittsfield
South Berkshire Emergency Response Center | Southern Berkshire
18 Degrees | Pittsfield
Berkshire County Head Start | Berkshire County
Berkshire Family YMCA | Pittsfield/North Adams
Child Care of the Berkshires | Central and Northern Berkshire
Dalton Community Recreation Association | Central Berkshire
Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center |Pittsfield
Lee Youth Association | Southern Berkshire
Youth Center Inc. (Adams) | Northern Berkshire
Arts in Recovery | Southern Berkshire
Berkshire South Regional Community Center | Southern Berkshire
Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | Central Berkshire
Community Legal Aid | Berkshire County
Dalton Community Recreation Association | Central Berkshire
MassHire Berkshire Career Center | Berkshire County
Railroad Street Youth Project | Southern Berkshire
Rites of Passage and Empowerment (R.O.P.E) | Pittsfield
ROOTS Teen Center | North Adams