WCAC hosted its 2nd Annual Resiliency Awards – honoring twenty-two individuals and organizations who have supported the agency’s anti-poverty efforts. We welcomed Sha-Asia Medina, director of The Village Worcester for an uplifting keynote address followed by the presentation of our Sargent Shriver Trailblazer Award, Champion for Kids Iggy Strong-Providing Youth Opportunities Awards, Energy Equity Champions as well as several Action Hero Awards. Photos from the celebration can be viewed HERE.
Please join us on Thursday, May 4th for WCAC’s 2nd Annual Resiliency Awards, recognizing partners and people striving to make every day better for the lives of those in our community, and celebrating the wonderful legacy of heroes who have helped support WCAC’s work in moving individuals and families out of poverty and towards economic mobility. Buy tickets now.
WCAC’s Head Start program was the recipient of a donation of two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) from the Scholastic Sports Zone Foundation. Members of the foundation presented the two life saving devices, valued at approximately $4,000, to WCAC as part of the program’s professional development day for early education staff at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 25 Cole Avenue, Southbridge. Read more here.
Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. will be offering its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Webster for households earning less than $60,000, on Saturday, March 11th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 18th from 2 – 6 p.m. at WCAC’s Head Start Center located at 116 School Street, Webster, Read more here.