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United Way Announces New London County Fund to End Homelessness

Under the leadership of State Senator Andrew Maynard, New London County has received a state grant of $250,000 to support efforts to prevent homelessness of families and to re-house homeless families and single adults. United Way of Southeastern Connecticut will serve as the grantee, working in close cooperation with local providers of service to the homeless.NLC Fund to End Homelessness Launch

Help Feed a Family This Thanksgiving

To celebrate the holiday and help provide a nutritious meal on Thanksgiving, The Gemma E. Moran United Way Labor Food Center is seeking donations for children, families, and individuals in our community struggling with hunger. In addition to turkeys, the Food Center welcomes donations of stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, and canned meat and soups.

New Americorps VISTA Sworn In at United Way

United Way welcomed Ellen Mail (second from right in photo) as the newest to join the Americorps VISTAs working with the New London County Food Policy Council.

Pictured in the photo are: Maggie Marley, UWSECT staff; Virginia Mason, UWSECT President & CEO; Joe Attwater, VISTA, Genevieve Caron, VISTA; Mary Gates, VISTA; Jennifer Blanco, VISTA; Ellen Mail; and Kelly Horton,Vice President, Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center.

One Text Message Can Save You Money on Medicine

Now, you can text the word “family” to 700700 to save up to 75% on the cost of your prescription medicine and get a free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card sent to your cell phone by text. Then simply show the text to your pharmacist and they will automatically apply the FamilyWize discount to the cost of your medicine. And you can help everyone you know by forwarding on the information.

United Way President & Campaign Co-Chair Thanks Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc for all their support!

 

Left to right….. 

Richard MacManus - Director, Nuclear Safety & Licensing, Dominion Nuclear CT
Harry Rodriguez, L+M Hospital Health Care Workers and Co-Chair of the 2012 UW Campaign
Virginia Mason, President CEO United Way of Southeastern CT
Steve Scace – Site Vice President, Dominion Nuclear CT
Nancy H. Bulkeley, Community Affairs Rep. & Board  Chair, United Way of Southeastern CT

 

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