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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...

Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Stamford volunteers read to elementary school students during 15th annual Business to Books Read-a-thon

STAMFORD, Conn. (May 3, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut and the Stamford Early Childhood Collaborative are proud to bring their annual Business to Books Read-a-thon to all 12 Stamford elementary schools this year. Through our Workplace...

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

ALICE Acts of Kindness video was selected a winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards

DANBURY, Conn. (April 27, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) produced a video in collaboration with Sniffen Pictures which was recently recognized as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for its piece titled, ALICE Acts of Kindness. United Way’s video won a Bronze Telly in the...

Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn. (April 8, 2016) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) and the Stamford Early Childhood Collaborative, together with the City of Stamford, the Stamford Public Schools, and The Ferguson Library are coming together for children during the Week of the Young Child™ (April 11-15, 2016).  As part of the national Week of the Young Child™ celebrated across the country, Stamford, Connecticut is honoring young children and all those...

Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016

Community awareness event taking place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

DANBURY, Conn. (April 6, 2016) — A coalition of community partners is planning a “Walking School Bus” event on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Children who attend Park Avenue Elementary School, parents and volunteers will gather at 7:30 a.m. at City Hall to make the approximately one-mile walk to...

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Western Connecticut Named One of the Top YVC Programs in North America

DANBURY, Conn. (March 17, 2016) — Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) of Western Connecticut was named a 2016 Gold Level YVC Affiliate, one of less than 15 YVC programs throughout the U.S. and Canada awarded this honor. The youth service program, hosted by United Way of Western Connecticut,...

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) wants to ensure that all children are ready for kindergarten and has committed to an initiative that provides both a broad community perspective and a targeted focus on the KT Murphy Elementary School neighborhood in Stamford.  UWWC is partnering with foundations, local businesses, and community providers to offer programming in the areas of early literacy, parenting skills, early developmental...

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