STAMFORD, Conn. (November 7, 2019) — Hoping to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers, United Way of Western Connecticut conducted its first STEM Fair in Stamford on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. More than 250 children in kindergarten… more
10.22.2019 — The Board of Directors of United Way of Western Connecticut (United Way) is proud to announce a new direction for the organization born from their most recent strategic planning process. As part of its continuing evolution and… more
10/7/2019 - Stamford Cradle to Career President Bridget Fox speaks to News 12 Connecticut about what UCONN's new scholarship program means for students from families earning less than $50,000.
Funds Will Support the Collaborative’s Efforts in the Areas of Jobs, Education, and Training 10/2/2019 — A city-wide collaborative focused on helping lower-income residents build better lives has been awarded a $22,000 grant from Fairfield County’s… more
Forty percent of families in Connecticut fall under the ALICE® (Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed) threshold and struggle to pay for basic necessities such as housing, childcare, food, and transportation. When summer winds down and… more
Funds Will Support Food Security Efforts in Stamford 08/05/2019 — The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded United Way of Western Connecticut a $15,000 grant to help alleviate food insecurity in Stamford. The beneficiaries of the… more
Kimberly Morgan, CEO, United Way of Western Connecticut When a parent loses income, child care subsidies are not always readily available. Recently I heard about the crisis that Martha, a parent whose 3-year-old daughter attends one of United Way… more