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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By Kim Morgan, CEO, United Way of Western Connecticut Every year “back-to-school” sneaks up on me. I don’t know why – it happens every year. But there is something... Read More >>
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
by Kim Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Western Connecticut What is an act of kindness? Kindness is more than charity, it is more than service. It is compassion, empathy and altruism.... Read More >>
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Across America, communities are still experiencing the impact of high unemployment, underemployment and poverty rates. A recent study found that for the first time in modern history, the American... Read More >>
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
by Karen Mello, Director of Financial Stability, United Way of Western Connecticut April is National Financial Literacy month! So, where can you find volunteers with finance backgrounds and expertise... Read More >>
Friday, April 11, 2014
By Monet Borione, Imagination Library Coordinator, United Way of Western Connecticut I grew up loving to read. As a four year old, I loathed the idea of going to bed for fear I would miss something... Read More >>
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
By Kim Morgan, CEO, United Way of Western Connecticut The latest generation of college graduates are reporting that they are willing to sacrifice an average of 14.4 percent of their expected salaries... Read More >>
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
By Alecia Andrews, Vice President of Health, United Way of Western Connecticut “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Do you remember the who, what, where and... Read More >>
Monday, March 17, 2014
by Alecia Andrews, Vice President of Health, United Way of Western Connecticut The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines lifestyle as ‘a particular way of living: the way a person lives or a group... Read More >>
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
By Jennifer Hallissey, Vice President of Education, United Way of Western Connecticut Children begin learning at birth and extensive research has proven that the early years – those before... Read More >>
Thursday, January 9, 2014
By Karen Mello, Director of Financial Stability, United Way of Western Connecticut Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution and not been able to keep it? I certainly have. In fact, 45% of... Read More >>