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New London County Jurisdiction EFSP Phase 38 Allocation

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. Click here to learn more about EFSP.

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United Way Video Series Spotlights Local Career Paths with Sustainable Wages for Graduating High School Seniors

New Capacities, a collective impact project led by the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, has adapted student Career Expo’s for our new world of remote learning and social distancing.  Originally intending to support career exploration fairs at the two Norwich middle schools this past Spring 2020 the project changed direction and built the Career Exploration Video Series.  The series takes the exploration fair online by highlighting careers in local, in-dem

United Way Awards Mohegan Sun and its Employees with Top Honor

Chairman’s Award Series recognizes local businesses, organizations, and volunteers

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut recently announced the recipients of its Chairman’s Award Series, which honors businesses and organizations, and their employees, for running outstanding United Way Campaigns. Several volunteers were also recognized for their efforts and support of our community through volunteer service.

New Report: Even Before the Pandemic, 38% of Families in Connecticut Struggled to Pay for Basic Needs

The Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report Lays Bare the Severity of the Economic Challenges Facing Many Families in the State and Outlines Proven Strategies to Move These Families Toward Financial Security

Before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived this year, 38% of Connecticut residents were already struggling to make ends meet.

Those are the findings of Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report, a study on financial hardship.  

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