Latest News

Friday, April 30, 2021
Para ver esta información en español, haga clic aquí The COVID pandemic highlighted long-standing inequities across the country and our region, straining existing models of emergency assistance and response. We saw first-hand how vulnerable members of the community were to food insecurity, with a…
Friday, April 30, 2021
New Haven, CT (April 30, 2021) – Tutoring, financial aid for creatives, food for families, and access to vaccinations along the Shoreline for the elderly and people with impaired mobility were among the critical services supported by the latest round of grants from the Greater New Haven COVID-19…
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed
Thursday, April 22, 2021
ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) families are working families who live above the poverty line, but earn less than the Household Survival Budget, a bare bones budget that reflects the actual costs of basic needs in each region across the state. In our region, 31% of households…
neighborhood street
Monday, March 29, 2021
We must speak out against racism towards Asian American and Pacific Islanders and protect the basic human rights and freedoms to which they are entitled. Less than a year ago, United Way of Greater New Haven issued a Letter to Our Neighbors denouncing the racially motivated killings of Black…
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…
Mom and two daughters
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…

Latest News & Updates

2023 ALICE REPORT: unitedwayinc.org/publications/2023-alice-…
Week of Caring 2023 Header
This year during Week of Caring, we invite you to participate in…
Temperatures aren’t the only thing on the rise this summer! With…