News and Updates

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Community messengers are trained advocates who share important information within their neighborhoods.  As a community messenger, you can:…
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
United Way of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce this month’s Hometown Hero! Meet Maribel Sandalo, a local leader from Stamford, Connecticut…
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
The Connecticut Legislature has called a special session beginning Monday, November 28th. United Way of Western Connecticut, alongside End Hunger CT…
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
United Way of Western Connecticut is pleased to announce this month’s Hometown Hero! Meet Tiffani Valentin, a local leader from Stamford, Connecticut…
Friday, November 11, 2022
At United Way of Western Connecticut, we believe that every child deserves access to quality care, education, enrichment opportunities, healthy,…
Thursday, November 10, 2022
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…
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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…
United Way of Western Connecticut and The Amber Room Will Provide Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
United Way of Western Connecticut is hosting its annual Pay it Forward campaign to provide fully cooked Thanksgiving meals, prepared by The Amber…
Last year’s Thanksgiving food donation drive collected enough food for more than 200 greater New Milford families to have a full meal on Thanksgiving day.
Monday, October 24, 2022
United Way of Western Connecticut is partnering with the Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford to collect food and monetary donations to make…