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From guest blogger Maggie Marley, Community Engagement Labor Liaison: Today, April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day when we formally take a moment to remember and honor those men and women who have been injured, made ill or killed in the...
Posted at: 10:55 am Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Our volunteer spotlight for the month of April will shine on Charlie Rogers, of Waterford. Charlie has been volunteering at the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank twice a week for the past six years. He originally got involved after retiring...
Posted at: 9:33 am Tuesday, April 14, 2020
For many people across the nation, and the globe, right now is a very serious and scary time. COVID-19, commonly known just as the coronavirus, has been declared a pandemic and is making its effects felt across the board. There is a lot of...
Posted at: 1:36 pm Tuesday, March 17, 2020
For the month of March, our volunteer spotlight is focusing on Tim Subashi! Tim is from Groton, and worked at Pfizer as a research scientist before retiring. He likes volunteering because he wants to give back to his community for all of the...
Posted at: 10:12 am Thursday, March 12, 2020
In a society that places excessive value on economic success and standing, it can be seemingly natural to allow money and financial gain to be our main drivers in life. Allow me to say this before going any further: it is totally ok to want to make...
Posted at: 10:41 am Thursday, February 27, 2020
For the month of February, we will be casting the Volunteer Spotlight on Ted Ward! Ted is from Niantic, and he has been volunteering with the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank since his days as a teacher at New London High School. As a...
Posted at: 1:13 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2020
For this edition of our New Employee Spotlight series, we are profiling Warehouse Worker Jon Straut. Jon has been with United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for a few months now, and has found himself right at home working in our Gemma E. Moran...
Posted at: 1:59 pm Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Last April, as a college senior at 21 years old, I left my on-campus apartment and went down the street to a public park. This park was the scene of many nighttime runs and outdoor workouts over the course of my final year in school. It featured a...
Posted at: 12:03 pm Thursday, January 30, 2020
In the second edition of our New Employee Spotlight, we will be introducing Christina Fleury! Christina is the newest addition to our family, joining as a Community Engagement Specialist earlier this year. Christina is originally from Hingham, MA,...
Posted at: 10:39 am Thursday, January 23, 2020
Our United Way of Southeastern Connecticut family has been growing in recent months, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our new faces! We would like to take a little time and introduce the newest additions to our team, through these New...
Posted at: 11:30 am Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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