Skip to main content

Blogs

Whether you are finishing up a semester in college, beginning a new career, or waiting for the new school year to start, you can become a volunteer this summer. Here are my top five reasons why volunteering this summer is well worth your time....
Posted at: 10:32 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. This ancient quote still rings true today. Imagine, not only being able to gather food for your family, but being taught how to grow your own...
Posted at: 1:10 pm Friday, July 15, 2016
It is finally summertime here in Southeastern Connecticut! That means, for most communities in our area, farmers markets are back for the season. Local Farmers Markets are where you can go to get fresh, seasonal, local produce without breaking the...
Posted at: 11:26 am Tuesday, July 12, 2016
In the wake of another mass shooting, we yet again find ourselves struggling to understand “why”. Why do these horrible, inhumane events like the Orlando and Istanbul Airport shootings happen, why is this fair, why, why, why? It becomes harder...
Posted at: 11:08 am Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Let’s face it; hunger is an overwhelming problem in our community. Here at United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, we try to combat food insecurity by holding ten monthly Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) distributions. Now, I am sure you are thinking,...
Posted at: 10:30 am Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Many people volunteer because they say it makes them feel good. Well now there’s some evidence to show that it truly does improve people’s health and well-being to spend time giving back to a good cause. UnitedHealth Group recently conducted a...
Posted at: 1:12 pm Thursday, July 23, 2015
Curling up to sleep at night in my nice, safe bed is one of my favorite things to do. When I found out one of our partner agencies needs cribs that are up to code for some families that do not have a place for their babies to sleep, I felt compelled...
Posted at: 1:49 pm Tuesday, September 16, 2014
On Sunday, May 18th United Way of Southeastern Connecticut will be hosting the second annual Eastern Connecticut Walk Against Hunger at Chelsea Parade Field in Norwich. The Walk is a three-mile, non-competitive walk to benefit the Gemma E. Moran...
Posted at: 10:45 am Thursday, April 10, 2014
Join us at Chili's in Montville on Wednesday, March 26 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Bring a group, have a great meal and support United Way's work to advance the common good at the same time! For each coupon presented, United Way receives...
Posted at: 11:26 am Friday, March 21, 2014
 What a wintry week it has been! The weather sure has lots of us thinking and dreaming of spring! While we patiently await spring’s arrival there are some wonderful ways you could get involved with United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.  Did you...
Posted at: 12:37 pm Thursday, February 06, 2014

Pages