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September is Hunger Action Month, when Feeding America and member food banks, including the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center right here in New London, ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community, all month...
Posted at: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
United Way has released three new dates for tours of its partner programs this fall. The tours are sponsored by Foxwoods Resort Casino/Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation which provides a comfortable shuttle van and a driver for all tours. Individuals...
Posted at: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
In Connecticut, 1 in 4 households have earnings that exceed the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) but fall short of a basic cost of living threshold. We call these households ALICE - an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, and together...
Posted at: Thursday, August 06, 2015
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is partnering with FamilyWize to help households meet the cost of their prescription medications. How does it work? FamilyWize acts like a big buying group, pulling together millions of people that either have...
Posted at: Monday, July 27, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, we're holding a communitywide drive to collect school supplies to help ensure kids go to school with confidence and with the material supplies needed to perform successfully in the classroom.  How can you help? You can...
Posted at: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,554,181 for the fiscal year 2015-16. This funding supports 50 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work...
Posted at: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Success of challenge was achieved by a region coming together and working collaboratively to create a system that allows a homeless person to quickly exit shelter into permanent stable housing. More than 140 people found stable and secure housing...
Posted at: Friday, June 26, 2015
Summer Meals are free, nutritious meals provided for kids and teens 18 years and under when school is out of session for the summer. No registration, paperwork, parental supervision, or ID is required. Children do not need to be receiving free or...
Posted at: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The 2015 AFL-CIO Golf Tournament is set for Monday, August 31 at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. This year's event benefits Project Warm-up, a program providing one-time, emergency heating assistance to those experiencing a short-term crisis...
Posted at: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Many people remember to bring their canned and boxed goods to local soup kitchens and food pantries at Thanksgiving and during the winter holidays, but in the hustle and bustle of everyone’s busy schedules, people often forget that hunger is a...
Posted at: Monday, June 22, 2015

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