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EB Employees' Community Services Food Drive this Saturday, October 26

Food drive this Saturday at Stop & Shop stores throughout the region

The Electric Boat Employees’ Community Services Association (EBECSA) will be holding its annual "Live United" food drive at five Stop & Shop stores throughout Southeastern Connecticut this Saturday, October 26 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. The stores participating in the drive are in: Groton, Norwich, Waterford, Montville, and Colchester.

New London County EFSP Phase 36 Funding Announced

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, sheltering, rent/mortgage or utility assistance efforts for programs already in existence. Funding is made available by the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency and administered locally by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut. Funding amounts are determined nationally by a board chaired by FEMA.

United Way Launches New Capacities Initiative in Norwich

In a pep rally atmosphere with a drum line, rally towels, and dance performances, United Way officially launched its New CapaCITIES: Norwich initaitive to increase the number of financially stable households in Norwich to 66% in the next ten years. The plan to accomplish this goal is by aligning the education system with workforce needs and creating a more interconnected community.

Celebrating the Conclusion of the 2018-19 Campaign

Mohegan Sun and its employees receive highest award at event

United Way hosted our Campaign Celebration event to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way, as well as many of our wonderful volunteers. Nearly 300 community leaders and volunteers gathered at Foxwoods’ Fox Tower to celebrate.

United Way announces capacity building grants

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce a round of capacity building grants to several United Way Partner Programs to increase their effectiveness.

This funding opportunity was designed to assist Partners to improve ratings for Partner Programs during the Allocations process, and, ultimately, improve program effectiveness and outcomes for their program participants. United Way Allocations volunteers review Partner Programs and Agencies based on needs, efficiency, and outcomes using a standardized rating tool.

Connecticut United Ways Launch ALICE® Saves Financial Incentive Program

Connecticut United Ways have joined together to promote financial stability for working families statewide.

Connecticut United Ways have joined together to promote financial stability for working families statewide by launching ALICE Saves, a new program designed to help families develop a lifelong habit of saving and other positive financial behaviors.

Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank celebrates 30 years

On October 12th, wind, rain, and cloudy skies cleared just in time for a lunchtime event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank. The event also served as the kickoff to the annual United Way Campaign. Hundreds gathered at the Food Bank in New London to honor Gemma and her dream of never letting anyone go to bed hungry.

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