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Simply put, the 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge and know-how of the Pioneer Valley.

In case you missed any of our segments over the last several weeks, click on any of the links below for a look back:

MONDAY AT ABC40 – 40 Force: Shred It!

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October 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your trash could be a gold mine for identity thieves. On Monday, the 40 Force is going to work to help keep that critical data safe. Bring your documents and hard drives to the ABC40 / FOX 6 Studios at 1300...

40 Force: Winter Car Care

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your car may be dependable day-in and day-out, but as the seasons change from fall to winter, it may need a little attention to remain your faithful friend. Do I need snow tires? What is the best way to...

40 Force: Your Money Monday

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October 13th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Monday, the 40 Force had experts here to take your calls, answer your questions, and show you how to handle your retirement fund and savings. As Warren Buffet, arguably the most successful investor in our...

40 Force: Breast Cancer

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October 6th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's one of the most common cancers among American women - breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimates that over 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and approximately...

40 Force: Flu Clinic

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The flu season is just around the corner, and with your busy schedule, you can't afford to have the flu bring you down. That's why today, the 40 Force was here to help. On Monday, we will offered free flu shots...

40 Force: Enterovirus

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Enterovirus has sickened children in over a dozen states, including one confirmed case in Connecticut. The 40 Force was here tonight to help get the information you need to know. What are symptoms and risks?...

40 Force: Parvo Clinic Draws Hundreds of Dogs and Their Owners

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September 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of dogs and their owners lined up Wednesday to get the parvovirus vaccination. 40 Force teamed up with the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center to help dogs combat this highly-contagious...

40 Force: Sex Offender Search

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August 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Do you know where the sex offenders live in your community, or do you even know how to look? Tonight, the 40 Force showed you the tools and resources available to see if a sex offender is living near your home, or...

40 Force: Scam Alert

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August 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Scams are hot right now. It seems every other knock on the door, phone call, or email is an attempt by scammers to get their hands on your money. Monday, the 40 Force teamed up with the Better Business Bureau...

40 Force: Mental Help

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August 14th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has got people talking about depression and mental health. But it's something families struggle with every day. The 40 Force was Thursday to put the discussion front...

40 Force: Child I.D. Booklets

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August 11th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Today, the 40 Force worked to help keep your kids safe. For over six hours Monday, we had representatives from the Molly Bish Foundation here to help you put together an I.D. booklet for your child for FREE....

40 Force: E-ZPass

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August 4th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB) - Dozens of people came to ABC40 today to sign up for E-Z passes. The state department of transportation wants the Mass Pike to be cash-free by the Summer of 2016. That means, no more scrabbling through your...

40 Force: Fertility Treatment

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Infertility impacts millions of couples. You or someone you know could be among them. Monday, the 40 Force took the extra step to help with solutions. From basic procedures to details about in-vitro...

LAST DAY to Donate to the 40 Force School Drive!

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July 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- It's near that time when local families begin preparing for the school year ahead by visiting local store for their yearly supplies. However, but for some students in the area, financial hardships make it difficult for them to...

40 Force: Adopt-a-thon

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July 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – 40's Friends helps provide homes for animals in need, and during the summer, the need for responsible pet owners rises. Local animal shelters, including the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center...