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 Brian A. Orenstein, President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.   "It's an honor for me to chair the United Way board...
Posted at: Monday, January 25, 2016
It's 3 pm in 1976 and a 15-year-old girl is thinking about running away from home. It's midnight in 2015 and a depressed older man is contemplating suicide. Who did they both call? 2-1-1. 2-1-1 is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It is...
Posted at: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Project Warm-up is a heating assistance program of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut which collaborates with local service providers to meet the home heating needs of families in southeastern Connecticut that are experiencing a short-term...
Posted at: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Today, the Internet is an essential part of a child’s education.  It strengthens and enhances lessons learned in the classroom and is an increasingly important tool for students and their parents to succeed in the 21st century. In 2011, Comcast...
Posted at: Thursday, December 17, 2015
The results of a year-long study of the feasibility of establishing a food hub in the region have been released. The study was spearheaded by United Way and the New London County Food Policy Council (NLCFPC), undertaken to determine the optimal...
Posted at: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Many of us tend to think of hunger at this time of year. The image of a family in our community spending a holiday without a decent meal on the table makes our hearts ache with sadness. Giving Tuesday occurs annually on the Tuesday after...
Posted at: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Giving Garden at Coogan Farm raised 3,500 pounds of fresh, organic vegetables for the region’s hungry families, and reached 968 households in nine communities at the end of its second growing season. Additionally, dozens of volunteers gave...
Posted at: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Making a successful transition from the military into the civilian workforce can be difficult. Transitioning military veterans face the same challenges as any other job hunter – getting their résumé to the right people, learning how to sell...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
United Way held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest Mobile Food Pantry distribution site at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church in New London on September 23. Click here to view a photo gallery of the event on Facebook. The Mobile Food Pantry...
Posted at: Thursday, September 24, 2015
You have an opportunity to support children's literacy as we partner with schools throughout New London County to help students achieve their academic goals. Read for the Record® is a national annual campaign from Jumpstart to bring children...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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