| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:03 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:20 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:17 AM
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.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:05 PM
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-...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:54 AM
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.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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
Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...