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Become a Volunteer Reader

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 by signing up to be a volunteer reader on Wednesday, October 8, immediately following the United Way Campaign Kickoff event.

Here's how it works:

Allocations Volunteer Application

At United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, Community Investment is the oversight and funding of a multi-million dollar network of partner programs offered at local health and human service agencies. Allocations volunteers act as stewards of donor dollars, ensuring they are wisely invested in local programs that demonstrate need in the community, are managed efficiently, and produce positive results.


Please disclose in the field above whether you or any members of your immediate family or household has a present or past connection as an employee, board member, client, donor, contractor, colleague, volunteer, or partner with any of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut partner agencies listed below. Also list any other Southeastern CT not-for-profit or social service agency with which you have a Board or employment affiliation.

Agencies: Alliance for Living, The Arc New London County, Catholic Charities, Child & Family Agency, Connecticut Legal Services, Covenant Shelter New London, Drop In Learning Center, Jewish Federation of Eastern CT, Madonna Place, Martin House, OIC of New London County, Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Riverfront Children's Center, Safe Futures (formerly the Women's Center of SECT), Sound Community Services, SCADD, Thames River Community Service, TVCCA, UCP of Eastern CT, United Community & Family Services, and VNA (Visiting Nurse Association) of SECT.

As a volunteer for United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, I may learn personal, privileged, and/or confidential information concerning funded programs. I will ensure that this information remains confidential and is not disclosed, whether I am actively engaged in volunteer activities or my volunteer involvement with United Way of Southeastern Connecticut has ended. By checking this box, I hereby pledge to keep private and confidential all such information.

Summer Health Tips

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:

United Way Announces More Than $2.7 Million in Funding

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.


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