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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:

Alice Town Hall Series

Connecticut United Ways ALICE Report Town Hall Series January 19, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. | Homelessness and Affordable Housing March 25, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | The Cost of Health Care May 18, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. | Workforce Development

LIVE UNITED Golf Tournament

The LIVE UNITED Golf Tournament is an opportunity to bring local companies, organizations and donors together on the golf course to raise funds allowing us to respond, recover, reimagine and rebuild a better normal for all of us.

Power of the Purse

United Way Women United’s 2021 Power of the Purse, presented by Key4Women will be held virtually on June 17, 2021.

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Want to make a difference in the community from your home? As our society practices social distancing, United Way wants to ensure that you have the opportunity to do so virtually

The Challenge is Real

United Way understands our community’s toughest
challenges. And every day, we find the best way to
bring people together to solve the issues that matter


Together, we’re finding the best way with our partners, community leaders, donors and volunteers.

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.

Economic Mobility

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.

Windham Public Schools “Last school year, I had a 5th grade student in my After School Program who was struggling a bit with Read More
United Way Testimonial: Adrienne W. Cochrane, J.D. When I think of the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, the word community comes to mind.  It is Read More
Bank of America Partners with United Way on Large Mask Distribution Bank of America’s Market President, Joe Gianni, discusses their partnership with Connecticut United Ways through their generous donation of Read More
Food Service Training Program One of United Way’s trusted community partners, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford, offers students an opportunity to participate in a three-month Sodexo Food Service Training Program. [See All Success Stories] Read More
COVID-19’s Impact on Food Insecurity Food insecurity remains a top concern for families that are experiencing challenges making ends meet. This year, United Way 2-1-1 received over 34,700 requests from people Read More

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