Holiday

United Way of Western CT helps ALICE prosper

 

There is no better expression of the holiday spirit than volunteering and making a difference to those in need.
Learn more about opportunities in your community below. You can also support The Giving Fund and our work to help hard-working, struggling individuals and families in Western Connecticut.


Holiday Volunteering Opportunities in Stamford

United Way and our community partners in Stamford are engaging in many projects and drives to help those in our communities this holiday season:
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ALICE Winter Care Kits

United Way of Western Connecticut is focused on the hard-working, struggling families in our region that we call ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed).
ALICE is our friend and neighbor. Despite working hard, they struggle to provide basic needs for their families.

During this holiday season, we’d like to help ALICE get through the cold weather by collecting items to create Winter Care Kits. United Way will then distribute the kits to some of the many ALICE families we serve in our community. But we need your help!
To create Winter Care Kits, we are collecting the following items:

  •   $25 Grocery Store Gift Certificates
     
  •   Board Games/Cards
     
  •   Lip Balm (like Chapstick)
     
  •   Cookies/Crackers
     
  •   Hand Lotion
     
  •   Healthy Nonperishable Foods
     
  •   Nonalcoholic Cider
     
  •   Socks, Gloves, Hats (adults and children)
     
  •   Tissues
     
  •   Tea/Hot Chocolate

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Please contact Morgan Browne at 203.297.6736 or morgan.browne@uwwesternct.org  to let us know what you are planning to donate. Donations must be received by December 20, 2019.