Youth Development

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
People's United Bank Marks 175 Year Anniversary With Foundation Gift

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- People's United Bank , N.A. a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), will celebrate its 175th anniversary on December 24th. To commence the celebration, the bank today announced a $175,000 grant from People's United Community Foundation to Junior Achievement USA, who will use the funding for upcoming regional financial literacy and career-readiness programs for youth across six states that align with the People's United footprint, including: CT, NY, MA, VT, NH, ME. This is the single largest one-time grant gifted by the Foundation to a non-profit organization since launching in 2007.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Private Donations Will Support Hartford's Youth Service Corps For Second Year

In its first year, Mayor Luke Bronin’s youth service corps has put more than 200 young people to work on hundreds of projects across Hartford. The program, anchored last year by $2.2 million in private donations, has received enough funds to push ahead for another 12 months. Funds came from insurance giants like The Travelers, Aetna and The Hartford, and from the Newman’s Own Foundation, the Dalio Foundation and other charitable groups.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Hartford Re-Engages Youth in Paid Community Service

HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Youth Service Corps kicked off its second year of helping youth participate in paid community service projects Thursday. This year, Mayor Luke Bronin raised $2.5 million for the YSC. Funders include: Barbara Dalio and the Dalio Foundation, the Travelers Foundation, the Newman's Own Foundation, United Technologies Corporation, The Hartford, the Aetna Foundation, and Key Bank.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Catholic Groups Aid Disaster Victims, At-risk New Haven youth

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Knights of Columbus has raised more than $2.8 million for its outreach efforts in the wake of recent natural disasters that have plagued the southern U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. Catholic Charities has announced that it was awarded a $20,000 grant from the United Way of Greater New Haven to help support Centro San José’s comprehensive educational and enrichment program for New Haven youth.