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Home heating assistance is available for those in need

Project Warm-up is a heating assistance program of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut which collaborates with local service providers to meet the home heating needs of families in southeastern Connecticut that are experiencing a short-term crisis. Last winter, Project Warm-Up provided more than 280 households with home heating assistance so that they would not go cold.

Food Hub Feasibility Study Results Released

The results of a year-long study of the feasibility of establishing a food hub in the region have been released. The study was spearheaded by United Way and the New London County Food Policy Council (NLCFPC), undertaken to determine the optimal model for a food hub in New London County, the financial viability of such a food hub, and to understand the impact a hub might have on the health, wellness, agriculture, and the economy.

Helmets to Hardhats Programs Connects Military Members with Career Opportunities

Making a successful transition from the military into the civilian workforce can be difficult. Transitioning military veterans face the same challenges as any other job hunter – getting their résumé to the right people, learning how to sell themselves, tracking down promising leads, and following-up with employers, headhunters, and job placement agencies. Not many people are comfortable with this process and veterans have the added stress of trying to translate the skills they learned in the military into language that civilian employers can understand.


2015 Community Picnic and Campaign Kickoff

Join us for a communitywide picnic and to help kick off the 2015 Campaign!

Our Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet members are polishing up their grilling tools and will be happy to cook up lunch, especially for you. Leading the team of chefs are the 2015 Campaign Co-chairs Nikki Gullickson, Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Stonington and Donna Yother, President and owner of SAVA Insurance Group.



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