How Does Your Gift Help?
What does a gift to the My Giving Helps: The MGH Fund + United Way employee campaign support? From clinical advances at Mass General to helping local families in need, your generosity touches the lives of countless patients and members of our community. Below are stories and videos about how your gifts to the MGH Fund, United Way or both are helping to advance care within our hospital and support vulnerable populations in and around Boston.
The MGH Fund: Transforming Ideas into Clinical Realities
It may be only the size of a business card, but researchers believe the CTC-Chip will have an enormous impact on the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. Learn more about this extraordinary technology and how it all started with seed funding from the MGH Fund. Read more
United Way: Building Healthy Communities
When the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston realized they needed to fill a gap in providing health education and advocacy to young people, they turned to Mass General for help. Learn more about how this partnership is helping teens like Richard Garcia develop healthy habits. Read more
United Way: Connecting Families with Basic Needs
The death of Altia Taylor’s parents and brother left her struggling to pay funeral costs — expenses that soon rendered Altia and her two children homeless. Learn how United Way and its partner agencies helped Altia find a home for her family. Read more
United Way: Giving Children a Healthy Start
For Tanya Cordero, a young mother living below the poverty line, meeting her baby’s basic needs was a challenge. Find out how United Way is supporting the healthy development of children today and setting them up for success tomorrow. Read more