Hartford, Conn. (May 26, 2020) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that Stanley Black & Decker has contributed $250,000 to its United Way Neighbors in Need emergency response fund.
In late March, United Way launched United Way Neighbors in Need to help individuals and families in central and northeastern Connecticut with food; utilities; and, basic essentials.
To date, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has awarded $413,000 to 33 local nonprofits to help address the increasingly dire economic consequences for local families. Additional grants will be made from United Way Neighbors in Need on an ongoing basis thanks to the support of individuals and companies like Stanley Black & Decker.
Funding applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. For more information on ways to give help or to get help, visit www.unitedwayinc.org/emergency-response.
About United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut’s vision is a community where opportunities are available for every child to succeed in school and for every family to achieve financial security. United Way brings people and resources together to address immediate needs and finds long-term solutions to challenging problems. United Way does this by investing in programs and services, leading community change initiatives, and mobilizing resources and volunteers to ensure that: children succeed in school; people get jobs and are financially secure; people are healthy; and, basic needs are met during tough times. For more information, visit www.unitedwayinc.org.