Poverty

United Way Offers Budget Coaching Program

Release Date: 
08/05/2015

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.

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Time to help your neighbors in need

Release Date: 
12/13/2014

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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