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DanburyWORKS
Innovative Initative Focuses on Improving Equity and Quality of Life in Danbury Danbury, Conn. (May 6, 2019) — On Monday, May 20, 2019, Danbury community leaders will convene at City Hall to officially launch DanburyWORKS.   WHAT: DanburyWORKS… more
United Way of Western CT food rescue
$1 Million in Food Has Been Rescued, But More Support Is Needed to Keep Food Rescue Efforts Going DANBURY, Conn. (March 27, 2019) — Women are strong, and they do meaningful, important work. That’s the message Kerri Colombo sends every time she… more
17th Annual Business to Books Read-a-Thon
United Way of Western Connecticut and local businesses work together for early literacy and community engagement STAMFORD, Conn. (April 3, 2019) — United Way of Western Connecticut is once again partnering with Stamford Public Schools for the 17th … more
United Way's 2019 Heart of Gold Award Dinner
Event highlights Marc B. Lautenbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, and the company’s commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism   STAMFORD, Conn. (March 22, 2019) — At its annual Heart of Gold Award Dinner, United Way of Western… more
ALICE Saves
Danbury Kick-Off Event on March 19 to Show How Struggling Households Can Keep More of What They Earn   DANBURY, Conn. (March 12, 2019) — United Way of Western Connecticut is sponsoring a Kick-Off Event for its ALICE Saves program on Tuesday, March… more
YVC of Western CT earns Gold
United Way Sponsored Program Named One of the Top in North America DANBURY, Conn. (March 6, 2019) — For the fourth year in a row, the Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) in Danbury was named a Gold Level program, one of 14 YVC programs throughout the U.S.… more
United Way of Western CT Fairfield County's Community Foundation Giving Day 2019
United Way of Western Connecticut raised $680 for its food security work through the 6th Annual Fairfield County's Giving Day on February 28. United Way's Giving Day donors help us fill empty plates of Western Connecticut households that are ALICE… more
United Way of Western CT RSLR volunteers
Ready, Set, Let’s Read! Program Receives 725 Books From Immaculate High School Students Books distributed to preschool children in the Danbury area DANBURY, Conn. (February 12, 2019) — This year, for the fifth year in a row, Immaculate High… more
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We're sharing this message on behalf of our colleagues at United Way of Connecticut.   We Stand With ALICE  Join us at the Legislative Office Building on Monday, February 25 for a legislative forum on the true scope of financial hardship in… more
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Scholarships Available for High School Seniors in Stamford Two scholarships available for students who demonstrated exceptional volunteerism during their high school careers STAMFORD, Conn. (February 6, 2019) - United Way of Western Connecticut is… more