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United Way of Southeastern Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2014 Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) to conduct a study to determine the feasibility and sustainability of a Food Hub in...
Posted at: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The 2014 Campaign kicked off at the Cabaret Theater at Mohegan Sun with breakfast and a rally. Campaign Co-chairs Brian Orenstein, CEO of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, and Wayne Burgess, President of the Southeastern CT Central Labor Council,...
Posted at: Thursday, October 09, 2014
A celebratory event was held in honor of Gemma E. Moran, founder of the Food Center that bears her name and is located in New London, on Saturday, September 27. Moran recently turned 90 years of age, and the Food Center reached a milestone 25th...
Posted at: Monday, September 29, 2014
United Way launched its 12th monthly distribution site for the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center Mobile Food Pantry program at Three Rivers Community College (TRCC). The location is a central one for the surrounding communities and all are...
Posted at: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Stop the flu before it stops you! It's important to protect yourself and your family from the flu now. The flu can be especially serious for children, older people, pregnant women, and people with ongoing health problems like diabetes, asthma, and...
Posted at: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
What this place needs is you - at the 2014 Campaign Kickoff! It takes all of us working together to make the community stronger and lives better. Everyone has a part to play, and we have an opportunity right now to unite for change. Because great...
Posted at: Thursday, August 28, 2014
You're Invited to Be a Volunteer Reader! Over two reading events last year, United Way mobilized 65 volunteers to read to more than 3,700 local students. Reading is a critical bridge to success in school, work and life, and you can help kids succeed...
Posted at: Thursday, August 28, 2014
In July, United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Colchester Social Services, launched a monthly distribution of the organization’s mobile food pantry to serve those struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The distribution...
Posted at: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
We're teaming up with the Connecticut Sun basketball team at their final home game of the regular season to help students from all across the community. Leading up to the game on Sunday, August 17, you're invited to ensure kids go to school with...
Posted at: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Enjoy the warmth and sun of summer, but consider these warnings. Not only can some medicines be harmed by heat or sunlight, but you can be harmed by the sun when you are taking certain medications. There are several risks related to sun and medicine...
Posted at: Thursday, July 24, 2014

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