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  • 12/24: People on move

    12/24: People on move
    Jane Garrard, Tupperware Brands Corp. (retired), was appointed treasurer and John Pisan, Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group, was appointed secretary of the Heart of Florida United Way Orlando board of directors. Alexandre M. Mestdagh, Mestdagh & Wall...
  • BASF employees give more this year to United Way

    BASF employees give more this year to United Way
    BASF increased its employee contributions to the United Way campaign by 10 percent over last year. Sixteen United Way agencies will receive a portion of the $23,585 raised by BASF to support community programs in Suffolk, Franklin, Smithfield and the...
  • United Way of Monroe County receives Sanofi Pasteur contribution, and other company news

    United Way of Monroe County receives Sanofi Pasteur contribution, and other company news
    Sanofi Pasteur's United Way contribution sets company record Sanofi Pasteur recently announced the highest fundraising total in the history of the company's United Way annual campaign which will be given to the United Way of Monroe County. The...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet

    Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet
    It's not a secret that there are significant pockets of poverty in Connecticut: 10 percent of the state's households live below the federal poverty line. There is also, according to a study released Sunday by the 16 United Ways in Connecticut, a large...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • County summit needed on homelessness

    County summit needed on homelessness
    It is good news that the battle between the city of Fort Lauderdale and activists fighting for the right to feed the poor on the beach is headed to a Broward County courtroom. Let the courts give this supercharged issue a needed time-out. Let a...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...
  • Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs
    About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report. The income threshold varies by...
  • More members of Wolf transition team

    The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing. Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies Neal Bisno Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...