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    How we show #MaddLove while #SocialDistancing

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  • THE UTEC FAMILY FUND

    Ensure UTEC continue and intensifies its essential services

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    How the team is adapting its anti-violence work

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    The mission continues despite no onsite programs

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    UTEC’s work at the intersection of two public health crises.

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Breaking Barriers to Youth Success

UTEC's mission is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.

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OUR OUTCOMES

      88%   vs.

of UTEC young adults
had no new arrests
while enrolled (FY18)

52%

of MA young adults
are re-arraigned within a
year of release from jail

mattress recycling

mattress recycling

We provide residential and commercial mattress pickup in Eastern MA, deconstruct the pieces, and recycle more than 80% of materials.

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woodworking

woodworking

Cutting boards and other hand-crafted Madd Love Market products help young adults carve out better futures.

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food services

food services

From catering and Cafe UTEC lunches to food manufacturing in the UTEC Community Kitchen, young people learn essential food preparation and service skills.

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facility rentals

facility rentals

Our historic green building is perfect for weddings, galas, concerts, meetings, seminars, conferences, and more.

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INVEST IN UTEC TODAY

Members of UTEC arrived at Gillette Stadium expecting to simply give a presentation to the Patriots about their mission to nurture the ambition of our most disconnected young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success. Instead, they were surprised with a $75,000 grant from the Patriots Social Justice Fund.

- The New England Patriots players (Jan. 2019)

[UTEC is] turning gang members into productive citizens through programs like their culinary institute. In talking about their success, their enthusiasm to do more is contagious. Our problem is not that no one has figured out what works. Just the opposite.

- Governor Charlie Baker in his inaugural address, 2015

The most important thing I've learned at UTEC is to keep chipping away. Keep trying no matter how hard life gets, because there's always going to be that struggle.

- Victor, UTEC young adult

23 hours ago

UTEC

The UTEC Family Fund was established to equip UTEC to continue, adapt, and intensify our programs and wraparound supports during COVID-19.

When you give today, your invest is amplified through Facebook's #GivingTuesday $7M match!
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1 day ago

UTEC

Today, we join the world and celebrate the generosity that equips both the direct service and organizing work to create lasting change for the lives of our young people and the communities we serve.

Help UTEC to continue, adapt, and intensify our programs and wraparound supports by giving today! #GivingTuesday

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2 days ago

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TOMORROW is #GivingTuesday!

For those who are able, we hope you take the time to donate to the grassroots organizations in your community.

And we ask that you consider UTEC among your giving! #MaddLove

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4 days ago

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#SmallBusinessSaturday can also be #SocialEnterprise Saturday! Shop small, local, and socially conscious by buying gifts from UTEC's Madd Love Market!

BONUS - Get a coupon for a free Cedar's Foods item with every order!

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5 days ago

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If you are shopping on Amazon today, don't forget to set your #AmazonSmile to UTEC to support young adults with every purchase! ...

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