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
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Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) recently received two grants from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The grants will help SC2C achieve its mission to collectively align community resources to ensure equity and excellence in education, for… more
Amanda Gorman's poetry should sound familiar
Did Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman sound familiar? That's because she wrote and recited a powerful and moving poem on why we should all Live United that we shared back in July 2020! Relive her beautiful recitation on this January morning:    
COVID Vaccine Fraud Alert
We're sharing this on behalf of the CT Department of Aging and Disability Services State Unit on Aging. Please be alert and stay safe. 01.19.2021. Be alert to COVID-19 Vaccine fraud The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine has been announced and… more
United Way's Holiday Recipe Swap
We'll let you in on a fun tradition in the United Way of Western CT offices: each year in December, we host a pot-luck holiday lunch to gather and send off the year over plates beloved snacks, meals and sweets. There's a row of slow cookers… more
Feeding Our Neighbors Challenge
Foundation Will Match Funding Up to $15,000 Through December 31 DANBURY, Conn. (12.15.2020) — A fundraiser to benefit Danbury-area food pantries will now match contributions dollar for dollar through December 31, 2020, thanks to a generous… more