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Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — This past week, key Connecticut legislators, including state Sen. Martin Looney and state Reps. Sean Scanlon and Brandon McGee, highlighted concrete steps Connecticut can take to better support Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed families now, and going forward.   They also discussed how proposed legislation can help stabilize our state’s ALICE population. At Middlesex United Way, the ALICE population is a demographic we... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — The Middlesex United Way has found it important to do our part as an organization and expand our work by hosting two affinity groups, the Young Leader’s Society and The Women’s Initiative.   Today, I want to specifically highlight the important work of The Women’s Initiative, as women were affected disproportionately higher than men during the pandemic. This year’s theme for the Women’s Initiative is “elevate” — to support and... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — At the Middlesex United Way, we have always served to foster relationships with donors, and ensure that people in need receive the most capable assistance possible. We are dedicated to bringing the community together by finding solutions that strengthen lives by providing individuals and families access to quality education, and ensure they are economically stable, healthy, have access to safe and affordable housing, and a community... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — As the vaccine roll-out continues and things start to get back to normal, a lot of us are still greatly impacted, not only by the medical impact of the pandemic, but the financial one, too. Fortunately, the Middlesex United Way has invested in financial stability efforts for years that help families in numerous ways, including free tax preparation, job training and employment support.   Connecticut United Ways have joined together... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — At the Middlesex United Way, we are very fortunate to have the support of many incredible volunteers. From our board and committees to our Young Leaders Society and Women’s Initiative, our volunteers provide their talents, time and services, allowing Middlesex United Way continues to grow stronger every day.   April is National Volunteer Month, and although we haven’t been able to gather in person much as of recent, we have had some... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — At the Middlesex United Way, we are very fortunate to have the support of many incredible volunteers. From our board and committees to our Young Leaders Society and Women’s Initiative, our volunteers provide their talents, time and services, allowing Middlesex United Way continues to grow stronger every day.   April is National Volunteer Month, and although we haven’t been able to gather in person much as of recent, we have had some... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — Despite the countless challenges the pandemic has brought, thousands of companies, organizations, and donors continued to step up this past year during our annual campaign. The time of need has never been more significant, due to the COVID-19 crisis, and the subsequent financial challenges that came along with it. We are working to continue to support local families and individuals now more than ever.   Annually, Middlesex United... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — While we know we are not quite in the clear, the light at the end of the tunnel seems approaching as vaccinations continue statewide. COVID-19 struck quick and without warning, but we are proud of what we were able to accomplish during this crisis, helping residents and families stay healthy and on their feet in these unique times.   Over the past year, Middlesex United Way has funded 2-1-1 and over 30 other partners on the front... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — As a nonprofit, the Middlesex United Way is lucky to have the opportunity to work alongside some amazing volunteers. Fortunately for us, we are often contacted by college students hoping to volunteer in the form of an internship, where they can develop their own professional skill set while assisting us in our crucial work.   Today, we are excited to introduce our newest intern, Caitlin Miller, a junior at Sacred Heart University... Read More
Friday, May 7, 2021
MIDDLETOWN — Social change is something many are asking for, but not everyone knows where to start. The Middlesex United Way Young Leaders Society is inviting everyone to join them March 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for a virtual educational experience with speaker LeRon Barton.   Connecticut United Way Young professional groups will come together with community partners to host the virtual event, “Exploring Microaggressions: A Conversation with LeRon... Read More

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