Human Services

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Hartford Leaders, Agencies Engage In Aid Talks And Waiting Game For Puerto Rican Families

HARTFORD, CT -- As people fleeing Puerto Rico begin to trickle into Connecticut, an informal coalition of city officials, philanthropists, hospitals, public schools and faith groups have been mobilizing, even as they face a big unknown: How many families will need their help? The disaster in Puerto Rico also has brought together a network of potential partners including Travelers, MetroHartford Alliance, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, and Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.