Bringing our community together to make a difference.
Whether it's empowering local moms and child care providers, attending our inaugural Live United golf tournament, volunteering for our Day of Action, running our King of the Hill 5K, volunteering at a supply drive, or showing up to advocate for an important bill, United Way of Western Connecticut's events are an opportunity to support our community while doing good. Check back regularly for updates on our upcoming events and supply drive needs.
READ ACROSS AMERICA PRE-K LITERACY KITS - OPEN PROJECT
Collect Pre-K books for our Ready, Set, Let's Read program in celebration of Read Across America. Purchase books off our amazon wish list.
EMPOWERHER SUPPLY DRIVE
Support women with our EmpowerHer supply drive that includes required items to help Cora's Kids child care providers get their license as well as items for new moms like diapers, wipes, and more. You can purchase items off our amazon wish list.
DAY OF ACTION | JUNE 7
Through our Day of Action events, we mobilize volunteers in a variety of large-scale projects to benefit ALICE in greater Danbury, Southern Litchfield County, and Stamford. To learn more about getting involved, contact Ebony Jeffress at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE | JULY 2023
Support the American Red Cross by donating blood to address the national blood shortage.
BACK TO SCHOOL | AUGUST 2023
2023 marks more than 30 years of the Back-to-School Program in Greater New Milford and Danbury. For more ways to get involved as an individual, business, or organization, contact Ebony Jeffress at email@example.com.
KING OF THE HILL | SEPTEMBER 14
Our annual King of the Hill 5K, supports United Way's initiatives and collaborations that strengthen our community. Join us on Thursday, September 14th, 2023, at the Berkshire Corporate Park in Bethel, CT, for a certified 5K route that offers both a scenic and challenging experience. We welcome teams, walkers, and runners to participate.
HOLIDAY FOOD SUPPLY DRIVE | OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2023
Collect non-perishables to help stock our local food pantries' shelves for the holidays.