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Our Impact

Our vision is a community where opportunities are available for every child to succeed in school and for every family to achieve financial security.

In 2019-2020, we’re investing $6.593 million in programs and partnerships to ensure youth succeed, families are financially secure and basic needs are met:

  • More than $3.2 million to provide children with early learning and development programs, improve grade-level reading skills and ensure middle grade students have the academic skills needed for high school success.
  • More than $1.2 million to connect individuals with skills and training for jobs in our region as well as the financial coaching services and supports to achieve their goals.
  • More than $1.7 million for food; shelter; assistance for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; programs for people with intellectual disabilities; disaster relief; and, information and referral services through 2-1-1.

Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund Testimonial Allison Maynard, Director of Social Services, Somers, CT discusses how the Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund assisted Connecticut residents. Read More
Stepping Stones to a Bright Future Birth to three-years-old is a critical time in a child's life. That's why we're partnering with Harc in supporting "Stepping Read More
United Way COVID-19 Response: The Village for Families & Children United Way's long-time community partner, The Village for Families & Children, is responding to COVID-19 needs in our community. Hear Read More
United Way COVID-19 Response: Meet Angel Uniting together, we will successfully fight COVID-19 and accelerate innovative ways to give, advocate and volunteer for the common good. Read More
2020 United Way Day of Action On and around June 21, thousands of people across the globe volunteer for United Way Day of Action. United Way’s Day Read More

Results by Region

children from ages birth-5 were enrolled in quality early childhood education programs.

People filed their 2018 tax returns at no cost through United Way-supported programs resulting in $31.1 million in tax refunds and credits being returned to our community.

Callers to United Way 2-1-1 in our region received information and referrals.

people were connected to emergency resources such as rent/utility assistance, medical equipment, clothing or transportation assistance to better make ends meet.