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News / May 6, 2022

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance in Central and Northeastern Connecticut Helps More Than 10,000 Residents File Taxes This Year

$27.5 million returned to taxpayers through the VITA campaign  Hartford, Conn. (May 9, 2022) – In a year brimming with statewide COVID-19-related financial and health challenges, Human Resources Agency of New Britain, Inc., The Village for Families & Children and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut are proud to announce the 2022 Volunteer Income…

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News / May 5, 2022

More than $1.5 million Provides to Support Work Around Food Insecurity, Emergency Shelter and Homelessness Prevention

Hartford, Conn. (April 27, 2022) — The Local Board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) in Hartford County has awarded more than $1.5 million through Phases 39 and American Rescue Plan Act – Regular (ARPA-R), according to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. These funds were designated to 27 non-profit organizations and…

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News / Jan 27, 2022

United Way Awards $1.13 Million to Advance Equity for Children and Families 

Hartford, Conn. (January 27, 2022) — United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has awarded $1.13 million to local community organizations that are addressing racial equity in the areas of education, financial security and health while also serving ALICE* households in central and northeastern Connecticut.  “Advancing equitable outcomes of children and families has always been core to our values of  United…

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News / Jan 20, 2022

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Offers Free Tax Preparation beginning January 20, 2022

Households with annual incomes of up to $58,000 qualify for no-cost tax return assistance Hartford, CT Jan. 20, 2022 – It’s tax time, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is back to offer free federal and state income tax preparation services for Connecticut residents with annual household incomes of up to $58,000. United Way of…

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News / Jan 4, 2022

United Way Awards $1.1 Million to Local Community Organizations in Support of Long Term COVID-19 Recovery for Children and Families

Hartford, Conn. (Jan. 4, 2021) United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has awarded $1.1 million to community organizations across the region that are addressing the continued health, economic and educational impact of COVID-19 on children, adults and families.   “The on-going pandemic, including the Delta and Omicron variants, is affecting the whole family,” said Paula S. Gilberto, President and CEO, United Way of Central and Northeastern…

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