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Friday, March 26, 2021
New Haven, CT (March 26, 2021) – Tens of thousands of Greater New Haven residents will receive food and housing assistance and other crucial services thanks to the Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund distributing $881,275 to 52 nonprofit organizations. This fifth round of grants was approved…
Thursday, February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021 - You’re invited to spread the joy of reading virtually! For Read Across America 2021, we are exploring the theme of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, while celebrating Black and Brown authors. Record yourself reading one of three powerful e-books offered in partnership with the…
Thursday, February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021 - The Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund is accepting grant applications from organizations working with individuals and families who are most severely and disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in Greater New Haven and The Valley. There is a particular interest…
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
January 6, 2021 - Dr. Akbar has shared two pre-work resources for you to review. These tools will provide a helpful framework as you are listening during the presentation:     Implicit Bias Test – Click Here to Begin     Reading – As Nation Reckons With Race, Poll Finds Most White Americans Aren’t…
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Sunday, September 6, 2020
Before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived this year, 38% of Connecticut residents were already struggling to make ends meet. Those are the findings of the Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report, a study on financial hardship. Click here to see specific data for Greater New Haven. The new report…
Friday, August 14, 2020
August 14, 2020 - United Way of Greater New Haven is leading the coordinated response to meet the basic needs of our neighbors during this crisis while building a more just, inclusive community for the future. We have helped thousands of people who are struggling to find housing, feed their…
Thursday, July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020 - With summer in full swing, many families are still feeling the lasting effects of COVID-19 and will for some time to come. At United Way of Greater New Haven, we want to do all that we can to support community members as they recover and rebuild. One way we can give our neighbors a…
Thursday, July 2, 2020
NEW HAVEN (July 2, 2020) – United Way of Greater New Haven welcomes six new members to the organization’s Board of Directors – Heather Calabrese, Jillian Jackson, Patrick O’Brien-Sevilla, Jason Price, Vinay Sawant, and Dominic Woolfrey. “Our newest board members bring energy, expertise, and fresh…
Thursday, June 18, 2020
New Haven, CT (June 18, 2020) – United Way of Greater New Haven (United Way) and The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) are pleased to announce that more than $1.4 million has been awarded to 80 organizations from the Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund (The Fund).…
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
An estimated 1,000 community members are awaiting permanent housing or are temporarily in hotels across the State. June 16, 2020 - It’s hard to “stay safe, stay home” when you are homeless. When COVID-19 hit Greater New Haven, our Coordinated Access Network (CAN) team recognized that the pandemic…