United Way of Western Connecticut

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Danbury, CT 06810

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Monday, September 7, 2020
CONNECTICUT -- For more than a decade prior to the pandemic, a growing number of working poor families in Connecticut faced stagnating wages and a rising cost of living, according to a new report from the United Way.
Monday, September 7, 2020
ROCKY HILL, CT -- The Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report Lays Bare the Severity of the Economic Challenges Facing Many Families in the State and Outlines Proven Strategies to Move These Families Toward Financial Security.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Sheila Denton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Boehringer Ingelheim, shares how the legal team – in partnership with the BI Cares Foundation and the United Way of Western Connecticut – is helping local communities tackle today’s biggest challenges. 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
STAMFORD, CT -- The Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County has received a grant of a $35,000 from the United Way of Western Connecticut. The grant will provide critical funding to enable families to access high-quality early childhood education at the the Children’s Learning Centers. The United Way said it is working to help families it describes as Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, or ALICE.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut and the Danbury Fair Mall collected 4,000 pounds of nonperishable food at a food drive conducted on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 in the Mall’s parking lot. In addition, the event, which served as this year’s United Way Day of Action, also raised $2,400 in donations. Both the food and the monetary donations will be distributed among nine food pantries in the greater Danbury area that are members of the Danbury Food Collaborative.