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We stand with our Connecticut United Ways to advocate for hardworking families
   CONNECTICUT UNITED WAYS 2021 ADVOCACY AGENDA United Way’s steadfast focus on advocacy priorities in the areas of health, education, financial stability and community strengthening supports and positively impacts families in greater Danbury,… more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      Media Contact: Bridget Fox 203-921-7644 bridget.fox@uwwesternct.org Stamford Cradle to Career Receives a $200,000 Grant from StriveTogether STAMFORD, Conn. (March 25, 2021)―Stamford Cradle to… more
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Stamford Cradle to Career Receives a $200,000 Grant from StriveTogether STAMFORD, Conn. (March 25, 2021)―Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) announced today that it has received a $200,00 grant from the national StriveTogether network. This… more
United Way condemns racism and white supremacy in all its forms and expressions, and are committed to creating systems of justice and equity.
03.17.2021. Yesterday’s shootings in Georgia that have left several Asian women dead is just the most recent incident in an unacceptable wave of violence toward Asian American and Pacific Islander people in our country. We stand with our AAPI… more
COVID-19 vaccination information
  Do you need a COVID test? Find a local site statewide or check our list of regional resources Coronavirus vaccines are available in Connecticut and are being rolled out in phases. Anticipated Connecticut Age Group Vaccination Schedule… more
Funds Will Be Provided to Agencies That Have Been Inundated with requests to address  Pandemic-Related Needs
Funds Will Be Provided to Agencies That Have Been Inundated with Pandemic-Related Needs   DANBURY, Conn. (March 1, 2021) — United Way of Western Connecticut has announced that it will be releasing a new round of funding in greater Danbury, the city… more
The recent winter storms have devestated Texas, the second most populous state in the country.
While every United Way across the United States is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we are part of a national network of community-driven organizations. In difficult times, we come together to support our colleagues across the… more
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With Help From Local Funders and Partners, the Healthy Savings Program Has Put More Than $88,000 of Fresh Produce on Area Plates Since Its Launch   Stamford, CT (February 25, 2021)—An innovative program is helping struggling families afford healthy… more
The Feeding Our Neighbors Challenge was an incredible success!
Banks, Nonprofits, the City of Danbury, and Residents Rallied to Help Those in Need of Food DANBURY, Conn. (February 17, 2021) — The final numbers are in, and it’s good news for the pantries supporting an increased number of individuals and… more
United Way continues our work to advance equity
United Way of Western Connecticut values the uniqueness of the individual, the power of the collective good, and the importance of communities. We promote a climate that welcomes, understands, and respects the diversity of our donors, staff,… more