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 takes place on the fourth Thursday of each month from 9-10:00 a.m. at Colchester Social Services on 127 Norwich Avenue.
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.
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. In a nutshell these include:
Help raise money for United Way during Tax Free Week!
Partnership with FamilyWize saves $1.8 Million for 15,468 people locally and provides access to mental health medication
51 local programs at 21 nonprofit organizations receive funding
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,725,922 for the fiscal year 2014-15. This funding supports 51 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that, working together, help advance the common good for everyone.
We're rolling up our sleeves and getting to work on the United Way Day of Action...and you're invited! We're seeking volunteers to help on Monday, June 23 to clear land and brush at Coogan Farm in Mystic to make way for a planned Giving Garden.
Through the end of June we're inviting businesses to each donate $100 to United Way of Southeastern Connecticut. New gifts from businesses that have never donated to United Way before will be matched by Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, up to $10,000.
As it nears its second year of operation, the New London County Fund to End Homelessness has provided rapid rehousing and shelter diversion services for a total of 204 households in the county—including 140 families with 286 children. This news was reported on May 22 at a legislative briefing and press conference held at United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, the fund’s fiscal agent. At the event, a collaborative grant of $33,500 was presented to the Fund from the Southeastern Connecticut Funders Collaborative, an alliance of eight corporate and philanthropic funders in the region.