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    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
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United Way funding to New Milford Visiting Nurse & Hospice will help launch a new Nurse-Family Partnership program to connect vulnerable first-time mothers with nurse mentors to ensure healthy outcomes through their expected child's second… more
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to United Way of Western Connecticut to Address Food Insecurity
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
Child care costs are high in Connecticut
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
United Way's 2019 King of the Hill 5K Road Race will be held on Sept. 11, 2019
5K Race Will Benefit Hard-Working, Struggling Families in Western Connecticut 8/1/2019 — The United Way of Western Connecticut’s popular King of the Hill Road Race will be held this year at the Berkshire Corporate Park in Bethel, Connecticut, on… more
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United Way's Cara Mitchell speaks to having a greater impact on summer meals outreach this summer, with more than 20 locations in Stamford where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch.Visit News 12 Connecticut's website
United Way STEM Street Fair with marshamallow project
Corporate Volunteers Engaged Danbury Public School Students in Fun Science Activities; Nonprofits and Parks in Danbury and New Milford Benefited from Beautifying, Landscaping Projects  DANBURY, Conn. (June 10, 2019) — Future scientists and engineers… more
United Way to host new STEM Street Fair
Corporate Volunteers Will Participate in New STEM Street Fair and Projects at Nonprofits  DANBURY, Conn. (May 29, 2019) — United Way of Western Connecticut will mobilize more than 180 corporate volunteers representing 17 companies on Wednesday, June… more
United Way of Western CT 2019 Heart of Gold Dinner
Event Celebrated the Company’s Corporate Citizenship and Recognized Two Local Scholars  STAMFORD, Conn. (May 9, 2019) — More than 200 people gathered at The Loading Dock in Stamford on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to recognize Marc Lautenbach of Pitney… more
Stamford Cradle to Career
  New President and Vice President Have Extensive Roots in the Stamford Community   STAMFORD, Conn. (May 7, 2019) — Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) has announced that new leaders are taking the helm. Stamford Cradle to Career is a city-wide… more