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United Way of Western Connecticut Announces Addition of Four New Board Members
United Way of Western Connecticut has officially announced the addition of four new members to our Board of Directors. Doreen Bentson, Luis Diez, Dr. Michael Stern, and Katherine Webster-O’Keefe will assume their roles on the board through 2025.… more
Hometown Hero: Meet Mini Santosh
United Way of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce this month’s Hometown Hero! Meet Mini Santosh, a local leader from Danbury, Connecticut who has been nominated for her work with the Action Early Learning Center.   Mini has made her mark… more
Hometown Hero: Meet Joan Laucius
United Way of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce this month’s Hometown Hero! Meet Joan Laucius, a local leader from Sherman, Connecticut who has been nominated for her work with the Matthew 25 Project.  Joan is known in her community for… more
Two United Way of Western Connecticut Employees Recognized as Fairfield County 40 under 40 Awardees
United Way of Western Connecticut is thrilled to announce that two members of our team, Ashley Gaudiano and Elizabeth Quiñonez, have been selected as honorees for Fairfield County’s 40 under 40 by Fairfield County Business Journal. Ashley Gaudiano,… more
United Way Incentive Challenge Terms and Conditions
  Terms and Conditions This giveaway is hosted by United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC). By entering the giveaway, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. All entries must be received by 11:59pm on May 31st. To participate,… more
Stamford High School Students Receive Scholarships for Outstanding Volunteerism
United Way of Western Connecticut has announced the names of two Stamford High School Students as the recipients of the Roberta K. Eichler Heart of Gold Scholarship for 2022. Breana Chery and Dante Ayars, both students at the Academy of Information… more
Celebrate the small businesses in Western CT that give back to our community
It’s National Small Business Week and we are fortunate to have hundreds of small businesses right here in Western Connecticut. They are the backbone of our local economies and in many ways, the heart of our local communities. This past year, we… more
Empowering Parents To Address An Important Need
  “Word of Mouth”—that’s the way many parents learn what’s going on in their neighborhood, their community, and their child’s school. When parents need the name of a good pediatrician, wonder if they should worry about a persistent cough, or need… more
Don’t miss the just released ALICE in Focus: Children Report
No child should grow up without access to the resources and opportunity to meet their potential.  New ALICE in Focus: Children research launched today reveals that 304,982 Connecticut children—42%—live in financially insecure households. And this… more
Millions of U.S. Families Are Missing Out On The Child Tax Credit
Nearly 5 million families in the U.S. are eligible but have not received the Child Tax Credit — including more than 48,861 eligible families in Connecticut. The benefits of the expanded and advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) implemented through the… more