United Way News

May 22, 2015
A family caregiving symposium will be held at Geer Village, 77 S. Canaan Road, Canaan, on Wednesday, May 27 at 1:30 p.m. Three presenters will speak to the basics of dementia, communication techniques and challenges, and legal and financial issues....
May 21, 2015
Hunger doesn't take a vacation! The Connecticut Food Bank will make a 10:00 a.m. food distributions on Tuesday, June 9 at First Congregational Church, 835 Riverside Avenue, Torrington; and in Winsted, it will take place at Noon on Thursday, June 18...
May 20, 2015
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  In Connecticut, 2-1-1 connects people to resources and help with mental health concerns. They have contact with specialists who are available around the clock to answer calls and provide crisis...
May 14, 2015
At its April meeting, the United Way of Northwest Connecticut Board of Directors unanimously agreed to admit Prime Time House and the Torrington Police Activities League (PAL) as participating member agencies.  The United Way now comprises 26...

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