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Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2016

S.A.V.E. Program to Expand This Year

DANBURY, Conn. (July 28, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce that S.A.V.E. volunteers have completed 5,580 hours in the last year. This service to the community is valued at $154,970. S.A.V.E. stands for Seniors Add Valuable Experience, and the program has been active in...

Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016

Kim Morgan appointed to prestigious group of national leaders

DANBURY, Conn. (July 18, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce that Kim Morgan, CEO of UWWC, has been named a board member of the National ALICE Advisory Council. The National ALICE Advisory Council is a body of corporate and...

Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Gift of play to benefit families in the KT Murphy neighborhood in Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. (June 8, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) announced today a grant award of $20,000 to Abilis, a nonprofit agency that runs family centered programs for infants and toddlers as part of its Birth to Three program. The grant will be used to bring “Play to Learn” playgroups to families who...

Posted: Friday, June 17, 2016

Youth honored for volunteering with YVC of Western Connecticut

DANBURY, Conn. (June 17, 2016) — 23 local youth were honored for their service with YVC of Western Connecticut, a program of United Way of Western CT. These youth earned The President’s Volunteer Service Award for serving 50 or more hours at local nonprofits and community agencies in the greater...

Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Summer Skills Program will prepare children for school success

DANBURY, Conn. (June 16, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) has received a significant grant to help prepare incoming kindergarteners at Park Avenue School in Danbury for a successful first year of school. The Grossman Family Foundation has awarded UWWC funds to support Kindergarten Summer Skills for at least 25...

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016

AITE High School senior Alexandra Bergman is the recipient of this year’s scholarship

STAMFORD, Conn. (June 3, 2016) –United Way of Western Connecticut hosted its 22nd annual Heart of Gold Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the Stamford Marriott. More than 250 people attended to recognize this year’s honoree, Tracie Wilson, Senior Vice President...

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Nearly 470 volunteers from 23 companies will complete nearly 40 projects for local nonprofit agencies throughout greater Danbury and greater New Milford

DANBURY, Conn. (May 31, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is thrilled to announce that nearly 470 volunteers from 23 local businesses and corporations will demonstrate their commitment to...

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016

Members Join Local Board of United Way of Western Connecticut

STAMFORD, Conn. (May 24, 2016) — The Stamford Community Council of United Way of Western Connecticut voted in mid-May to add three new members to its Council. Delphine Fairley, a Community Relations Manager in the Corporate Affairs Department of Nestlé Waters North America, Heath Durlester,...

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Training for individuals interested in serving on a nonprofit board

DANBURY, Conn. (May 12, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut will host its BoardServe Western CT board candidate training this June. The training is designed to boost the capacity of local nonprofit agencies by providing training for potential board members and for nonprofits in need of additional board members. The...

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2016

AITE High School senior Alexandra Bergman is the recipient of this year’s scholarship

STAMFORD, Conn. (May 9, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut will host its annual Heart of Gold Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the Stamford Marriott from 6 – 9 p.m. United Way will honor Tracie Wilson, Senior Vice President, Programming & Development at NBCUniversal Domestic Television...

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