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Our Mission

To engage and bring together people and resources committed to the well-being of children and families in our community.

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Why United Way

We bring people and organizations together to do more than any of us can do on our own.

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Success Stories

When we work together, we find the
best way to support local children and families.

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Upcoming Events:

Battle of the Badges

BATTLE OF THE BADGES is a one-day basketball tournament hosted by United Way bringing together municipal police departments from our region.
1 month ago

Day of Action

SAVE THE DATE! Day of Action will take place on June 21, 2023.
3 weeks ago

United Way Stuff the Bus

Join us for our annual United Way Stuff the Bus and help to collect items for 25,000 children in our community. Donations will be delivered to students across central and northeastern Connecticut.
2 weeks ago


Join your peers June 19 – 23 to support causes that matter most to you.
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How Your Dollars Make a Difference


can provide food for a family for a day.


is the cost of providing an Imagination Library book to a Hartford child each month for one year! ($26 for books and mailing costs + $14 for program expenses.)


can provide a family with utility assistance for a month to keep the lights on. 


can help keep a family out of shelters and provide them with the critical support and services needed to remain in their home.

The Challenge is Real

United Way is committed to addressing immediate needs and finding long-term solutions to challenges facing our community.


When you give to United Way, you are supporting a network of partners working together to meet the complex needs of children and families efficiently and effectively.

Youth Success

Make sure children are ready for school, stay on track and graduate on time prepared for college or career.

Access to Health

Promote access to quality health care and wellness opportunities for children and families.

Family Financial Security

Help people learn financial skills and qualify for good-paying jobs with opportunities for advancement.

Basic Needs

Help people who are going through tough times get the assistance they need, such as food and shelter.

Stories of Success

We measure our success in lives changed. These stories are a testament to the difference that communities can make when we come together to create lasting change.

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