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United Way of Western Connecticut Receives $10,000 Grant from Genworth Foundation DANBURY, Conn. (February 10, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut has received a generous grant from the Genworth… more
Prosperity Digital Marketplace LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of United Way of Western CT announces members of its new Innovation and Technology Advisory Board
Prosperity Digital Marketplace, LLC begins building new social service network for households living paycheck to paycheck  DANBURY, Conn. (February 4, 2020) — The recently formed Prosperity Digital Marketplace LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of United… more
Now is the Time to Live United for Puerto Rico
We're sharing this on behalf of and in solidarity with United Way of Puerto Rico, members of the global United Way network, as they report out on the state of the island in the wake of recent earthquakes and continued seismic activity.   United… more
YVC of Western CT is Gold-level, and teens earn Ethic of Service awards
"The Youth Volunteer Corps program through United Way of Western Connecticut has been named a Gold Level program for the fifth year in a row. It is one of 14 of these types of programs to be recognized." You can read the entirety of this article… more
Cora’s Kids Changes the Face of Child Care in Danbury
A child care initiative from United Way of Western Connecticut has created 96 new licensed home-based child care spaces in Danbury. Called Cora’s Kids, the program is helping to fill the need for safe, affordable child care for hard-working, lower-… more
What will your legacy be?
Often when we think of the word legacy, we think of things – material possessions. But your legacy isn’t always about things. Making a will gives you peace of mind today and leaves a legacy that supports the people and causes most important to you… more
United Way of Western Connecticut is honored to connect people in need with those who have the means to help them.
"...all 40 cases of the Giving Fund were fully funded by contributions from people in Greater Danbury who care about their neighbors. That’s how I know that the values of Forrest Palmer live on. When so many neighbors do not hesitate to write a… more
Two Members of Gold-Level YVC of Western CT receive Ethic of Service Awards
Two Volunteers Receive Prestigious Ethic of Service Awards DANBURY, Conn. (January 7, 2020) —United Way of Western Connecticut is proud to announce that its Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) affiliate has once again been named a Gold Level program. The… more
United Way Grant Cycle to Open January 7
Agencies May Apply for Funding Related to Childhood Success and Financial Stability DANBURY, Conn. (January 7, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce that agencies interested in applying for funding during the 2020-2021… more
Age Well Ambassadors Program to Launch in Greater Danbury
United Way of Western Connecticut Receives Grants to Assist Older Adults from PCLB Foundation and the Tufts Health Plan Foundation DANBURY, Conn. (December 11, 2019) — A new program to improve food access for Danbury’s older people will be launched… more