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Welcome Readers!

 

Welcome to the Venturer Voice! The official blog of United Way Youth Venture.

Hi! Welcome to the Venturer Voice Blog! This is a blog primarily written by Katelyn Murphy, an intern at UWYV, as well as a Venturer at Oakmont Regional High School. Kristi Maloney, our UWYV Outreach will contribute stories as well.

This blog updates twice a week, every Tuesday and Thursday, bringing you stories of Venture Teams, world problems, and updates about UWYV. Make sure to stop by every week for consistent updates by a Venturer for Venturers (and UWYV fans, too!)!

If you or someone you know has a topic or a team you would like to hear about, or if YOU would like to contribute something to the blog, please contact Katelyn at kmurphy40@mwcc.mass.edu.


Recognizing Rachel Vargeletis

 We are SO proud and inspired by the hard work and dedication that Rachel has shown! By completing her 1,500 hour term of service for the Massachusetts Commonwealth Corps, Rachel has become a true trailblazer and amazing person in the world of United Way Youth Venture of North Central Massachusetts. As a Changemaker, Rachel and […]

Fab 5 is FABulous at Fundraising!

Fab 5 from Ayer-Shirley Regional High School launched only in March and have already raised over $2,500 from their first fundraiser. This Team has blown us away. This is a Team of 9th graders who just a month ago had a difficult time even making one simple phone call to Apple Valley Center (a senior […]

News from Paws for Psych

On May 24th, the Paws for Psych Youth Venture Team was invited to present to tour groups of the leading businesses and entrepreneurs within the Ashburnham/Westminster community at the 2018 Johnson Controls Corporations Networking Event. At this event, Paws for Psych, a group of six high school girls from Oakmont Regional High School who fundraise […]

Valuable Lessons From Our Young Venturers

Young Venturers have quite an interesting way of looking at the complexities of the world that we live in today which many of us from the older generation often lose sight over time as we become so entangled with own biases and limitations. They take new information and learn harsh truths but seemingly approach the […]