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Look at the Difference You Made In 2020!

Thousands of lives touched in greater Danbury, greater New Milford and Stamford

I'm Making 2021 Better for My Neighbors

Together, we can create lasting change in our communities for every person and every household, in 2021 and beyond.

All of us at United Way of Western Connecticut wish you a healthy and happy 2021, and look forward to another year serving greater Danbury, greater New Milford, and Stamford.

You Made 2020 Better For Your Neighbors

Nearly $3.5 million invested and leveraged to change the lives of hard-working families across greater Danbury, greater New Milford and Stamford including:

  • 16,679 individuals served through grant funded programs
  • 50 agencies funded across our region

Childhood Success

  • 2,700 children received more affordable child care
  • 207 children from struggling households received $300 to participate in out-of-school activities
  • 35 child care providers received support during the pandemic

Food Security and Health

  • $60,000 in grants made to food pantries to address increased need during the pandemic
  • $80,000 in free, fresh produce provided to participants in our Healthy Savings Program
  • 95+ volunteers mobilized to distribute food during the pandemic

Financial Stability

  • 3,400 people across the state received $200 in cash assistance totaling $680,000 through local and statewide United Way COVID relief funds
  • $2.6 million in tax refunds to 1,743 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clients who had their taxes prepared for free
  • 430+ people receive free budget coaching through local agencies and ALICE Saves


  • 1,833+ volunteers mobilized in the past year
  • 8,137 volunteer hours provided to the community
  • $260,000 in value of volunteer time provided to the communities we serve
We’re excited to start a new year with you! Together, we’re helping our community move forward and build a stronger, more equitable future. Join us and start 2021 by making a difference for families across greater Danbury, greater New Milford and Stamford! 

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