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News / Jul 28, 2022

New research: 48 Percent of People with Disabilities in Connecticut are Living in Financial Hardship

New report reveals that federal poverty data significantly undercounts how many people with disabilities are struggling to afford the basics. ROCKY HILL, CT (July 28, 2022) – The number of people with disabilities in Connecticut who struggle to afford the basics is far higher than federal poverty data indicates — 48 percent compared to 16…

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News / Jul 27, 2022

United Way Awards Nearly $2.2 million To Advance Equitable Outcomes for Children and Families 

Hartford, Conn. (July 26, 2022) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut awarded $2,193,000 to support 67 programs advancing equitable outcomes in the areas of education, financial security and basic needs while also serving ALICE* households in central and northeastern Connecticut.   “United Way is proud to provide funding to organizations that have demonstrated strong collaboration within our network…

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News / Jul 18, 2022

United Way Receives $260,000 in Critical Funding from Eversource Foundation and Employee Donations

Hartford, Connecticut (July 18, 2022) – United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut announced today that Eversource Energy, as a long-time supporter of United Way agencies across New England, is providing a $260,000 donation to support the United Way’s critical efforts to tackle the most pressing issues facing local families and individuals. The donation is…

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News / Jul 18, 2022

United Way, City of Hartford and The Village Help Local Families Access the Connecticut Child Tax Rebate as Deadline Approaches 

Connecticut families have until July 31 to complete the 2022 CT Child Tax Rebate; Nearly 200,000 Eligible Families Still Need to Apply   Hartford, Conn. (July 15, 2022) — Nearly 350,000 Connecticut households are eligible for the Connecticut Child Tax Rebate, though only about 150,000 have applied. As the July 31 application deadline approaches, United Way of…

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News / Jul 6, 2022

United Way Launches Summer of Action

Hartford, Conn. (July 6, 2021) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut launched Summer of Action this morning providing books and reading with children at Camp Courant, a United Way-supported summer program. The initiative includes a reading challenge combined with efforts to provide families with resources during the summer and engagement opportunities for those who are…

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