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  Check out the latest Mobile Food Pantry Distribution schedule for this upcoming month. Families will receive a box containing fresh produce, protein, non-perishables, and more! Click on the following link for the most up to date schedule:...
Posted at: Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Connecticut United Ways hosted our 3rd of 4 ALICE Town Halls on Thursday, March 25.  Each event focuses on financial challenges and potential solutions for 33% of the households in our region.  This call focused on the Cost of Healthcare and...
Posted at: Monday, March 29, 2021
At its Board of Directors meeting on February 12, the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board approved Dina Sears-Graves as its new President and CEO. Previously, Sears-Graves has served as United Way’s Vice President of Community Impact...
Posted at: Monday, March 22, 2021
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors voted in two new members at its February Board Meeting. Megan Gilbert is the Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, where she has worked since 2012. In that role...
Posted at: Monday, March 01, 2021
The Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center will host a Drive-Thru Mobile Pantry in Norwich on Thursday, February 25, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., at Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive. The site is accessible for drive-thru or walk-up visitors. The...
Posted at: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
United Way Virtual Reading Day is back! To celebrate Black History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March, we are asking our virtual readers to choose a book that features a protagonist of color or a female protagonist. Need some ideas...
Posted at: Friday, February 05, 2021
The drive is now over! BIG thanks to everyone for participating and donating. In total, more than 5,000 pounds of food was collected plust $3,625 in donations! We're sharing the love this Valentine's Day season and we'd love it if you can help in...
Posted at: Friday, February 05, 2021
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (UWSECT) is seeking a dynamic leader to provide innovative leadership to its fundraising and fund distribution programs. The successful candidate will be skilled at building a strategic vision and forging...
Posted at: Friday, February 05, 2021
Gales Ferry, CT (January 15, 2021) – Virginia L. Mason, President and CEO of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for the last eleven years, has announced her retirement from the position effective February 12, 2021. “It is with real sadness that...
Posted at: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) supplements the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, to help people with economic emergencies (non-disaster-related). EFSP funds are used to supplement feeding,...
Posted at: Thursday, January 14, 2021

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