Poverty

ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed by The United Way

The United Way ALICE Report for Connecticut provides the detailed analysis and data that explains why so many are struggling. Connecticut's United Ways are collaborating with United Ways in five other states to identify and give voice to the people in our communities who work hard and yet face challenges making ends meet -- ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
United Way Offers Budget Coaching Program

HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Eastern Connecticut is offering their Volunteer Budget Coaching (VBC) to help individuals and families become more money savvy. Applications are due in August, and this session runs from September 2015-January 2016.

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Time to help your neighbors in need

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- A landmark report recently released by United Way Connecticut put hard numbers behind what Giving Fund stories have been telling us for years. The report, named ALICE, A Study of Financial Hardship, did not focus on people in poverty, but rather on the working poor, the people who have steady employment, but don't earn enough to meet basic needs.

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