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News / Nov 12, 2021

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Launches United for Racial Equity Initiative 

Request for Proposals Issued for Local Nonprofits  Hartford, Conn. (November 12, 2021) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut will commit $500,000 to advance equitable outcomes in education, financial security and health for people in our region with the launch of its United for Racial Equity initiative.   “United Way’s mission is founded on the primary beliefs that respect, diversity and inclusion make…

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News / Sep 27, 2021

Connecticut Children’s Receives Five Year, $30 Million Grant From U.S. Department Of Education To Break The Cycle Of Poverty And Violence For Children And Families In Promise Zone Of North Hartford

Hartford, CT – Connecticut Children’s is leading a five year, multi-partner, cross-sector effort designed to improve the lives of children in North Hartford under a new $30 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Connecticut Children’s was selected as one of seven grantees across the country in the latest round of funding from…

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News / Jul 8, 2021

United Way Awards $3 Million to Assist Children, Adults and Families in Recovering from the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hartford, Conn. (July 8, 2021) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has awarded $3 million to local community organizations that are addressing the long-term health, economic and educational impact of COVID-19 on children, adults and families.   “As several people return to pre-pandemic activities, we know that for many children, adults and families the…

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News / Jul 1, 2021

Virtual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Returns Nearly $24.5 Million to Central and Northeastern Connecticut Taxpayers This Year

More than 8,700 filers received free online tax support through the virtual VITA campaign Hartford, Conn. (July 1, 2021) – The COVID-19 pandemic created new realities for the 2021 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) campaign, which annually mobilizes volunteers to help taxpayers receive the refunds and credits they have earned at no cost. This year,…

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News / Jun 23, 2021

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Kicks Off Summer Reading with the Million Minute Challenge

Hartford, Conn. (June 23, 2021) – United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut announced today the launch of the Million Minute Challenge, the largest summer reading campaign in the region. United Way is challenging children and families to read a combined total of one million minutes. The Million Minute Challenge complements other summer reading programs…

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