ROCKY HILL, CT -- Connecticut United Ways are partnering with a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization called EARN to bring a matched savings program to ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) households in the State of Connecticut
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.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report..
ROCKY HILL, CT - There are 474,445 households unable to pay for the costs of basic household needs in Connecticut, according to the United Way ALICE Report released today by Connecticut United Ways.
SHEFFIELD, MA — Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has awarded $155,000 in grants to over a dozen Northwest Corner nonprofit organizations, thanks to the generosity of several anonymous donors in the area.