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News / May 17, 2021

President and CEO, Paula S. Gilberto, Announces Retirement from United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

Hartford, Conn. (May 17, 2021)  – Paula S. Gilberto, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, has announced her retirement effective December 31, 2021. Gilberto has spent nearly 44 years working in the nonprofit sector, beginning her career at the American Red Cross prior to joining United Way in…

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News / May 4, 2021

When Ends Don’t Meet: Supporting ALICE Households Post-Pandemic and Beyond

Connecticut United Ways and the Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity hosted a virtual event focused on ALICE households. Watch the recording HERE. ROCKY HILL, Conn. (May 4, 2021)— Even before the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, 38% of households were struggling to make ends meet. Connecticut United Ways call these households ALICE, an…

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Post / Apr 23, 2021

Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdicts

The guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin were an important step forward for accountability and justice. However, no verdict or number of actions have the power to bring George Floyd back nor do they eliminate the trauma and difficulties faced by his family members, friends and those who witnessed his murder.   Recognizing how challenging our current times are, especially…

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News / Mar 8, 2021

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Receives $250,000 Grant From Travelers

Hartford, Conn. (March 8, 2020) — Travelers has awarded $250,000 to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut to support its mission of bringing together the right people and resources to ensure that children succeed academically and families achieve financial security. “We are grateful to Travelers for this significant investment which comes at a critical…

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News / Mar 2, 2021

Nearly $400,000 in Funding Provided to Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in Hartford County

Hartford, Conn. (March 2, 2021) — Nearly $400,000 in federal support for food, emergency shelters, and homeless prevention services has been awarded to 27 non-profits and municipalities in Hartford County, according to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.  United Way administers the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) and also facilitates the Local Board…

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