Upcoming Events:

Matthew Desmond Conversation

Connecticut United Ways: Conversation with Matthew Desmond February 27, 2024 12:00 p.m.
1 month ago

Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day is one way that United Way, along with our partners, highlights the importance of building early literacy and language skills for every child, so that all children read proficiently by the start of fourth grade.
3 months ago

Power of the Purse

United Way Women United’s Power of the Purse Luncheon and Silent Auction helps women and families achieve financial security.
3 months ago

Building Foundations

Join us for the 4th Annual Building Foundations Breakfast as we come together to raise resources to prevent children and families from becoming homeless and to secure stable housing for those living in shelters.
3 months ago

How Your Dollars Make a Difference


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 provide a family with child care for two young children for one week.


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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