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Monday, April 18, 2022
United Way of Greater New Haven’s Summer Youth Fund 2022 application is now open! The goal of the Summer Youth Fund is to help meet the learning and relationship needs of all students – from the most disengaged, to those who are engaged but need additional support. Eligible youth organizations must…
volunteers with books
Monday, February 28, 2022
NEW HAVEN – United Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) and local volunteers gathered to kick off a week-long celebration of reading on Friday, February 25. Jennifer Heath, UWGNH President & CEO, United Way staff, and local community volunteers came together to sort and pack 680 books for local…
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
NEW HAVEN — United Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) and local partners came together on Tuesday, February 22, to feed 1,200 New Haven Public School (NHPS) families. UWGNH coordinated this collaborative partnership with NHPS, the Coordinated Food Access Network (CFAN) pantry partners, and CT Food…
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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
United Way of Greater New Haven is excited to officially launch Read Across America 2022! Every year, we invite volunteers and community members to help build local students’ love for literacy during this week-long celebration of reading. This year on February 28th - March 4th*, volunteers will…
Monday, January 31, 2022
EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER PROGRAM (EFSP) FUNDING APPLICATION CLOSED - FEBRUARY 25, 2022 United Way of Greater New Haven will administer two Phases of federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). New Haven County was granted the following awards to be allocated in its…
Greater New Haven Regional Alliance to End Homelessness
Monday, January 24, 2022
2022 Virtual Legislative Breakfast Wednesday, February 2 - 9:00am-10:00am Click Here to Register The Greater New Haven Regional Alliance to End Homelessness will host a virtual meeting to share legislative priorities this session for ending homelessness in our region. Housing insecurity affects…
Monday, December 20, 2021
Dear Friends, The end of the year is fast approaching, closing out what has been another challenging stretch for many in greater New Haven. While the pandemic has been a major disruption for all of us, the negative impacts have fallen disproportionately on those at the low end of the wage scale, on…
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Thanks to your generosity, Giving Tuesday was a success! We were able to raise $40,000 to support our neighbors in need through Neighbors United - cash assistance to help local families make ends meet "The pandemic upended my work. No work means no income. It was challenging to meet basic needs -…
Thursday, November 11, 2021
United Way of Greater New Haven has teamed up with the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven following their dissolution this fall to continue the mission of supporting literacy for all ages. By consolidating efforts, United Way will offer literacy resources and volunteer opportunities, as well…
kids collecting books
Thursday, November 11, 2021
United Way of Greater New Haven has teamed up with the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven following their dissolution this fall to continue the mission of supporting literacy for all ages. By consolidating efforts, United Way will offer literacy resources and volunteer opportunities, as well…