United Way of Southeastern Connecticut believes that all children should have the opportunity for academic success, and that our local schools and teachers should also be supported in that aim. That’s why United Way has created numerous ways in which individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community can work together to support education.
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.
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,519,460 for the fiscal year 2016-17. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide a safety net of services to help those in need. These partner programs work hand-in-hand with an additional 25 United Way programs and services that your donation to United Way makes possible.
In this ALICE Update, we provide data from a variety of sources to better understand the challenges many ALICE families face accessing good jobs and building assets. Click here to download the full update.
It’s never too early to think about your child’s plans for the summer. 2-1-1 Child Care is the best source in Connecticut providing valuable information on selecting the right summer camp as well as up-to-date information on program descriptions and openings.
United Way hosted its Campaign Celebration event to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way. Those in attendance were also among the first to learn how much had been raised during the organization’s annual fundraising campaign. More than 320 community leaders and volunteers gathered at Foxwoods Resort Casino to celebrate the achievement.