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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
Stamford Day of Action Food Drive Nov. 14
Day of Action to Collect Food Items for the Stamford Food Collaborative STAMFORD, Conn. (11.9.2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut and community volunteers will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Stamford this Saturday, November 14, from… more
United Way wants evrey family to have a holiday meal
Donations Will Help to Provide a Complete, Cooked Meal to Struggling Danbury Families   DANBURY, Conn. (October 29, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is collecting donations to provide complete, fully cooked Thanksgiving dinners, prepared… more
Prosperity Digital Marketplace Names Vice President of Products
  Anita Amit Brings Strong Skills in Leading the Design, Development, and Management of Software Products   DANBURY, Conn. (October 26, 2020) — Prosperity Digital Marketplace (PDM) has announced that it has hired Anita Amit, an innovator in… more
Make a plan to vote
We're sharing the following communication from our colleagues at 2-1-1 Connecticut because it is a fantastic overview of all the information you need to vote this year. Make a Plan to Vote… more
Funds Will Provide Scholarships for Child Care at the New Milford Youth Agency on Virtual Learning Days
Funds Will Provide Scholarships for Child Care at the New Milford Youth Agency on Virtual Learning Days NEW MILFORD, Conn. (October 15, 2020) — When New Milford Schools made the decision to return to school this fall under the “hybrid” model, it… more
Feeding Our Neighbors Community Challenge benefits the Danbuiry Food Collaborative.
  "A community fundraiser launched Tuesday to benefit United Way’s Danbury Food Collaborative in honor of the naming of the John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant, which came at the pleading of the HBO comedian who once the invited Danbury residents to… more
Racism has no place in our community
10.13.2020. We are disturbed and disheartened to hear of what happened to Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-5th District) last night during a virtual conversation on Zoom. She details the incident and her response in this thoughtful essay on Medium.… more
Last year’s Thanksgiving food donation drive collected enough food for more than 200 greater New Milford families to have a full meal on Thanksgiving day.
New Milford, Conn. (October 12, 2020) — United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford to collect food and monetary donations to make Thanksgiving a joyful holiday for families who are struggling this… more