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United Way wants evrey family to have a holiday meal
Donations Will Help to Provide a Complete, Cooked Meal to Struggling Danbury Families   DANBURY, Conn. (October 29, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is collecting donations to provide complete, fully cooked Thanksgiving dinners, prepared… more
Prosperity Digital Marketplace Names Vice President of Products
  Anita Amit Brings Strong Skills in Leading the Design, Development, and Management of Software Products   DANBURY, Conn. (October 26, 2020) — Prosperity Digital Marketplace (PDM) has announced that it has hired Anita Amit, an innovator in… more
Make a plan to vote
We're sharing the following communication from our colleagues at 2-1-1 Connecticut because it is a fantastic overview of all the information you need to vote this year. Make a Plan to Vote… more
Funds Will Provide Scholarships for Child Care at the New Milford Youth Agency on Virtual Learning Days
Funds Will Provide Scholarships for Child Care at the New Milford Youth Agency on Virtual Learning Days NEW MILFORD, Conn. (October 15, 2020) — When New Milford Schools made the decision to return to school this fall under the “hybrid” model, it… more
Feeding Our Neighbors Community Challenge benefits the Danbuiry Food Collaborative.
  "A community fundraiser launched Tuesday to benefit United Way’s Danbury Food Collaborative in honor of the naming of the John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant, which came at the pleading of the HBO comedian who once the invited Danbury residents to… more
Racism has no place in our community
10.13.2020. We are disturbed and disheartened to hear of what happened to Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-5th District) last night during a virtual conversation on Zoom. She details the incident and her response in this thoughtful essay on Medium.… more
Last year’s Thanksgiving food donation drive collected enough food for more than 200 greater New Milford families to have a full meal on Thanksgiving day.
New Milford, Conn. (October 12, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford to collect food and monetary donations to make Thanksgiving a joyful holiday for families who are struggling this… more
This World Mental Health Day, we want you to know that you are not alone, and there are resources to help.
The World Health Organization says depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy $1 trillion (USD) each year in lost productivity. Of the 44 million U.S. adults who experience mental health challenges and illnesses, Indigenous people… more
United Way is kicking off its 2020 Campaign for the Community
This Year’s Fundraising Will Benefit Hardworking, Struggling Families; Many Lost Jobs and Wages During the Pandemic   DANBURY, Conn. (October 1, 2020) — With a commitment to bringing back the communities it serves stronger than ever after the… more
Residents living paycheck-to-paycheck are helping shape a national digital platform designed to make life a little easier for ALICE.
Residents living paycheck-to-paycheck are having an important voice in designing Prosperi-Key, a national digital platform designed to make life a little easier for ALICE. Being involved in the community is a part of who Melissa Stanley is. The 42-… more