Emergency Response

COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE STATEMENTS ON RACIAL EQUITY YEAR END GIVING As we enter the holiday season, your generosity will be appreciated for those in need. Give Today. Give Today!


United Way puts your contribution to work, achieving real results that directly impact local children and families.


UNITED WAY Season Of Giving

October 23 – December 15  

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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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Our Team

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

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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.

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
United Way COVID-19 Response: Adapting to Delivering Services Throughout the Pandemic Providing immediate, emergency assistance to people in need is a priority of our United Way. One example of this is Read More
United Way COVID-19 Response: Women's League "It is critical to note that our partnership with United Way allowed the Women's League to continue to pay staff Read More

Mission United

United Way MISSION UNITEDTM United Way MISSION UNITED™ is a national initiative that supports local veterans, active duty service members and their families by helping them get the services they need. Local United Ways, together with our network of partners and volunteers, do this by providing opportunities for individuals and families to achieve financial security,…

Nov 09, 2020


Food For Thought Challenge

We may not be physically together, but we can step into someone else’s shoes. You’re invited to join us for the Food for Thought Challenge, a three-part journey to gain an understanding of challenges families in our region are currently experiencing related to food and financial insecurity. Our goal is to provide an interactive experience…

Nov.16, 2020


Season of Giving

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL UNITED WAY Season Of Giving October 23 – December 15   Help collect new winter clothing and healthy food for local children and families. Collected supplies will be delivered to children and families in the Greater Hartford area. There are three ways your company can help local children and families:  Host a Winter Gear…

Dec.15, 2020

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