Not-So-Fun Fact: 40 percent of families in the Greater Danbury area live at or below the poverty level. That number climbs to 50 percent inside Hat City proper. Pushing back, hard, against those crushing stats has been the Danbury Food Collective,… more
Another Successful Year at New Milford’s Stuff the Gazebo The Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford and the United Way of Western Connecticut conducted the annual Stuff the Gazebo event on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Approximately 25 volunteers… more
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
Hard-working, struggling households United Way calls ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) took center stage during an editorial board meeting with The News-Times of Hearst CT Media. The next mayor will have to address the needs of… 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