Emergency Response

News + Events

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

News / Feb 26, 2021

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut and Partners Raise $301,000 to Help Prevent Homelessness

Hartford, Conn. (February 26, 2021) —United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut raised $301,000 at THE Commercial Real Estate and Building Industry Breakfast: Building Foundations, a virtual event to help prevent children and families from slipping into homelessness, and to secure stable housing for those currently living in shelters. Special thanks to Presenting Sponsor Landmark Partners and…

Read More