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4,000 pounds of nonperishable food were collected for the Danbury Food Collaborative through United Way of Western CT's 2020 Day of Action Drive-Through Food Drive on August 7 and 8.
Food Drive Will Restock the Pantries that Are Members of the Danbury Food Collaborative   DANBURY, Conn. (August 18, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut and the Danbury Fair Mall collected 4,000 pounds of nonperishable food at a food drive… more
COIVD-19 Update
En Espanol We're sharing this on behalf of the City of Danbury Health & Human Services, to keep you informed and safe.  Connecticut continues to advance in its fight against COVID-19. We have taken steps to reduce the spread by taking… more
United Way's Community Food Drive will help refresh and refill area food pantries ravaged by increased need from COVID-19.
United Way's 2020 Day of Action Will Benefit the Danbury Food Collaborative DANBURY, Conn. (July 16, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Danbury Fair Mall to conduct a food drive to benefit the Danbury Food… more
Stamford Cradle to Career is committed to breaking down barriers to student success.
STAMFORD, Conn. (July 13, 2020) — For the second summer in a row, Stamford Cradle to Career is helping students who recently graduated from high school overcome the obstacles that prevent them from starting college in the fall. Through a program… more
Stamford Cradle to Career is committed to the success of every Stamford child and youth, from cradle to career.
The Focus of the Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative Is on Literacy Coaches and Boosting Enrollment in Ferguson Library’s Summer Reading Program   STAMFORD, Conn. (July 2, 2020) — The pandemic shutdown might have kept some young children from… more
The need for food has increased in our community
The need for food has increased in our community. So many of our neighbors are in need, due to unemployment and economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic United Way of Greater New Milford and the Rotary Club of New Milford are holding a Drive-Up… more
Cora's Kids
As Danbury Residents Head Back to Workplaces, Licensed Family Child Care Providers Play a Key Role Reliable, quality child care is a crucial element in the reopening of the economy in the City of Danbury, across the state, and across the nation.… more
Food Security during COVID 19: Community Connections
Weekday Food Deliveries Demonstrate the Power of Pooling Resources Thanks to a collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim, United Way of Western Connecticut, Sodexo, Danbury Public Schools and other community partners, approximately 200 meals were… more
Every person is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect – this includes equal treatment and access to justice.
“You don’t change the world with ideas in your mind, but with the conviction in your heart.”—Bryan Stevenson At United Way of Western Connecticut, we acknowledge the anger, pain and grief suffered by Black Americans as a result of the murder of… more
United We Count, United We Vote
Complete the census. Vote. United Way of Western Connecticut fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in greater Danbury, greater New Milford, and Stamford. We take actions and provide resources to support strong,… more