At United Way of Western Connecticut, we believe that every child deserves access to quality care, education, enrichment opportunities, healthy, fresh food, and stable housing. That’s why children are at the very heart of everything we do. Through… more
In 2019, there were more than 146,000 military veterans living in Connecticut. According to data collected by United for ALICE, roughly 26,000 were part of households that earned above the Federal Poverty Line but not enough to afford the basics in… more
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Since our start on Danbury’s West Street as the Community Chest of Danbury in 1942, our organization has officially reached 80 years’ worth of change, challenges, and growth. Our humble beginnings as a volunteer-based group that allocated local… more
Pay It Forward: United Way of Western Connecticut and The Amber Room Provide Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need
United Way of Western Connecticut is hosting its annual Pay it Forward campaign to provide fully cooked Thanksgiving meals, prepared by The Amber Room Colonnade, to more than 60 families living paycheck-to-paycheck in Greater Danbury. The annual… more
United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford to collect food and monetary donations to make Thanksgiving a joyful holiday for 250 hardworking families in need this year to put food on their tables.… more
In celebration of our 80th Anniversary, United Way of Western Connecticut is launching Small Business United. This network will work to unite small businesses looking to do good within the 15-town region of Stamford, Greater Danbury, and Greater New… more