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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
For the month of January, we are recognizing Lindsay Kiliszewski of Gales Ferry! Lindsay has been volunteering at our Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank since the spring of 2014, and she volunteers every Wednesday. She volunteers because she...
Posted at: 11:19 am Wednesday, January 08, 2020
The concept of morality, right and wrong, is a hotly debated topic. Philosophers, lawmakers, judicial officials, parents and educators, among others, all have their own takes on what is right and wrong. You can make the argument that many things, if...
Posted at: 9:20 am Tuesday, January 07, 2020

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