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Phase 37 of EFSP 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 (FEMA) and administered locally by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.

More Than 1,000 Connecticut Residents Benefit from the Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund

People Who Lost Jobs, Wages Are Downloading $200 Payments to Their Mobile Wallets

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (May 13, 2020) — ¬The Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund has announced that more than 1,000 households across the state have now benefited from the Fund. The Fund is a unique joint effort launched by all 15 United Ways in Connecticut to help those who lost jobs, wages, or childcare, or who were otherwise financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food Bank Volunteer of the Month - April 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, because he wanted to give back to the community. He enjoys being a part of the team that gets food to the community, as well as supporting the staff at the Food Bank.


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