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United Way Presents Awards to Stamford Companies and...
STAMFORD, Conn. (June 19, 2014) — On June 18, 2014, United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) held its annual Stamford Community Awards Luncheon honoring companies and individuals who exemplify leadership, generosity, commitment and passion,... Read More
United Way’s Day of Action Mobilizes Hundreds of...
DANBURY, Conn. (June 3, 2014) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is thrilled to announce that nearly 600 volunteers from 25 local businesses and corporations will demonstrate their commitment to volunteerism and community support by... Read More
The Volunteer Center to Recognize Senior Volunteers
DANBURY, Conn. (May 28, 2014) — The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut will host its annual Ice Cream Social in Danbury to recognize the Danbury senior residents who participate in the S.A.V.E. Program – Seniors Add... Read More
United Way Celebrates Corporate Champions of Change
11 corporations recognized for innovative use of company assets, employee engagement and results in communities worldwide ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 14, 2014) – United Way Worldwide recognized eleven companies as "Outstanding Strategic... Read More
United Way’s Imagination Library Program Can Win a $25...
STAMFORD, Conn. (April 29, 2014) – United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is thrilled to announce that they are one of the top 200 causes selected by the State Farm Youth Advisory Board® to compete for one of 40 State Farm Neighborhood... Read More
Volunteer Center Hosted Annual Read-a-Thon at Stamford...
STAMFORD, Conn. (April 24, 2014) — The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut hosted its 13th annual Business to Books Read-a-thon this year at seven Stamford public elementary schools.  Through The Volunteer Center’s... Read More
United Way Announces Local Financial Resource Center
DANBURY, Conn. (April 23, 2014) — It’s National Financial Literacy Month and United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to officially announce the Financial Resource Center (FRC), a community partnership of volunteer financial... Read More
Volunteer Center to Distribute Spring Buddy Baskets in...
DANBURY, Conn. (April 3, 2014) — The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) will host its annual Spring Buddy Basket program on Tuesday, April 8 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Danbury.    Mayor Mark Boughton... Read More
Volunteer Center Honors CEO of Nestlé Waters at Annual...
STAMFORD, Conn. (April 1, 2014) – The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut will host its annual Heart of Gold Award Dinner on Wednesday, April 9th at the Stamford Marriott from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Volunteer Center will... Read More
Youth Volunteer Corps of Western Connecticut...
DANBURY, Conn. (March 24, 2014) – Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) of Western Connecticut is celebrating five years of orchestrating meaningful youth volunteer service-learning projects across the greater Danbury region. The youth service program,... Read More