Tag Archives: 2-1-1

United Way Fund Drives Raise Over $4.4 Million


In a year with economic challenges for both employers and employees as the community continued to recover from the Great Recession, and the added burden of a “500-year” flood in September in much of the community, United Way of Broome … Continue reading

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Nothing to do this weekend? Here are several ideas, all of which help others


Wondering what to do tonight or tomorrow? Here are several suggestions which will be fun for you and also benefit others in Broome County! Basketball The opening home game for the Binghamton University women’s basketball team is tonight beginning at … Continue reading

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Guide for flood victims produced by United Way of Broome County’s 2-1-1 service


A Flood Guide for Broome County, has been produced by the local 2-1-1 service in cooperation with Broome County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (BCCOAD) and is now available on the front page of the United Way of Broome County … Continue reading

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Flood relief groups looking for more volunteers to help with clean-up


The organizations currently involved in flood relief in Broome and Tioga Counties are looking for additional volunteers to help with clean up this weekend and beyond. To assist in the identification of volunteers to assist those affected by the Susquehanna … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanting to aid area flood victims asked to register on website


In order to assist in the coordination of volunteer efforts to assist those affected by last week’s flood, United Way of Broome County, in partnership with the Institute for Human Services in Bath, New York, has made an online portal … Continue reading

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2-1-1 service available Saturday and Sunday to aid flood victims


To assist victims of this week’s flood, the local 2-1-1 information and referral system operated by United Way of Broome County will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11. Those who … Continue reading

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Telephone call saves disabled woman from illegal eviction from her apartment


Ellen, a disabled woman who uses a wheelchair, had found what she thought was the perfect apartment in Binghamton. It was all on one floor and near the bus stop so that she could easily get to her job in … Continue reading

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