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Hands-On Saturday Community Volunteer Event: May 3

United Way's second annual Hands-On Saturday family friendly volunteer event will take place Saturday, May 3.Join others from our community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 3 (rain date is May 10) to invigorate safe public spaces for community gardening and help spruce up service providers' facilities.Volunteers will be placed throughout Greater New Haven. Project sites include Roses for Autism in Guilford, New Haven Farms, Davenport Community Garden in New Haven and West Haven Community…See More
Apr 11, 2014
Cara Rosner's blog post was featured

United Way Seeks Boost! Service Corps Members

United Way is seeking applicants through AmeriCorps VISTA  to join the Boost! Service Corps Team. PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONUnited Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) is in partnership with the City of New Haven and the New Haven Public Schools to coordinate wraparound services to support young people’s overall development and enhance their ability to learn in the classroom.  Wraparound services can be both academic and non-academic services available to the student and family to meet all physical,…See More
Feb 3, 2014
Cara Rosner's blog post was featured

Neighbor-to-Neighbor 2014 Funding Opportunity

Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine will be awarding grants in 2014 to support emergency food and emergency housing services. Created at the height of the financial crisis to help people affected by the economic downturn prevent or recover from a crisis, N2N LifeLine has awarded more than $2.6 million in the last five years and provided emergency services to more than 20,000 individuals.Non-profit organizations, faith organizations and municipalities serving residents in the N2N LifeLine service area…See More
Jan 15, 2014
Cara Rosner's event was featured

Women United: See What's Cooking! at Owenego Beach & Tennis CLub

October 28, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm
Share an evening with women who are creating change in our community and learn more about what's next for United Way's Women's Initiative.Featured speakers: Celebrity chefs Claire Criscuolo and Bun LaiHors d'oeuvres will be served. Complimentary drinks during the first hour.To attend, reserve your free ticket here by Oct. 21.See More
Oct 28, 2013
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Women United: See What's Cooking! at Owenego Beach & Tennis CLub

October 28, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm
Share an evening with women who are creating change in our community and learn more about what's next for United Way's Women's Initiative.Featured speakers: Celebrity chefs Claire Criscuolo and Bun LaiHors d'oeuvres will be served. Complimentary drinks during the first hour.To attend, reserve your free ticket here by Oct. 21.See More
Oct 4, 2013
Cara Rosner's blog post was featured

Volunteers Needed for New Haven Kindergarten Canvass

In August, volunteers from across New Haven will gather to welcome the parents and families of incoming kindergartners to the New Haven Public Schools - and we want you to be a part of it!Volunteers will be knocking on doors Saturday, August 17th (9:30 am-1:00 pm); Wednesday, August 21st (4:30 pm-7:00 pm); and Thursday, August 22nd (4:30 pm-7:00 pm). Our rain date is Saturday, August 24th in case circumstances keep us from canvassing one of the previous days. The canvass is a joint effort among…See More
Jul 29, 2013
Cara Rosner posted a blog post

Host sites needed for Cooking Matters classes

United Way of Greater New Haven is looking for host sites for upcoming Cooking Matters classes, which will teach low-income families how to shop for and cook healthy and affordable meals. Know of any place that's a good fit?Sites must:- be nonprofits (including faith-based groups)- have a working kitchen (stove, fridge, sink, etc.)- have hot water- have space to conduct a 20-person class on cooking instruction- be able to recruit 15-20 individuals to participate in the cooking class- be able to…See More
Feb 25, 2013
Cara Rosner posted a blog post

Learn how to volunteer with United Way's Women's Initiative during a 30-minute webinar

Get inspired, get involved - all in 30 minutes! Do you want to learn more about the Women's Initiative, our Cooking Matters project and how you can get involved? All without leaving your desk? Join us for an informative webinar discussion Thursday, February 21 from noon to 12:30 p.m. Learn about our mission, get information on volunteer opportunities with our Cooking Matters program, and get answers to any questions you have about how to get involved.Through our project we are giving low-income…See More
Feb 20, 2013
Cara Rosner posted a blog post

VITA tax prep sites open this week

VITA sites, where volunteers offer low-income individuals and families free help preparing their income taxes, open throughout the region this week.Click here for a list of area sites and more information, and please help spread the word!See More
Jan 28, 2013
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Jan 8, 2013
Cara Rosner's blog post was featured

Volunteers needed for point-in-time homeless count Jan. 29

Volunteers are needed for the annual Point-In-Time count of the homeless, which will take place Tuesday, Jan. 29 (with a snow/rain date of Jan. 31). Please consider becoming involved, and circulate the information among your contacts. More details here: PIT Homeless Count FlyerSee More
Jan 7, 2013
Cara Rosner's blog post was featured

Job Opportunity: United Way seeks Major Gifts Officer

United Way of Greater New Haven is hiring! We are looking for a Major Gifts Officer - are you or someone you know a good candidate? Find out more about the position, requirements and other details on our website: United Way job listingSee More
Jan 3, 2013
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"Please join us at United Way of Greater New Haven for our Open House Thursday. Come check out our new office space! http://ning.it/LVKsWB"
Jun 18, 2012

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Name of the Organization
United Way of Greater New Haven
Contact Person
Cara Rosner
Job Title
External Affairs Officer
Contact phone
203-691-4288
E-mail
crosner@uwgnh.org
Website
http://www.uwgnh.org
Interest
Early Childhood, Youth, Career Assistance, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Economic Development
Description Interest
At United Way we focus on the 3 core areas of education, income and health. We work with local partners to strengthen communities and advance the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.

Cara Rosner's Blog

Hands-On Saturday Community Volunteer Event: May 3

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

United Way's second annual Hands-On Saturday family friendly volunteer event will take place Saturday, May 3.

Join others from our community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 3 (rain date is May 10) to invigorate safe public spaces for community gardening and help spruce up service providers' facilities.

Volunteers will be placed throughout Greater New Haven. Project sites include Roses for Autism in Guilford, New Haven Farms, Davenport Community Garden in New Haven…

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United Way Seeks Boost! Service Corps Members

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 2:55pm 0 Comments

United Way is seeking applicants through AmeriCorps VISTA  to join the Boost! Service Corps Team.

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

United Way of Greater New Haven (UWGNH) is in partnership with the City of New Haven and the New Haven Public Schools to coordinate wraparound services to support young people’s overall development and enhance their ability to learn in the classroom.  Wraparound services can be both academic and non-academic services available to the…

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Neighbor-to-Neighbor 2014 Funding Opportunity

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 3:41pm 0 Comments

Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine will be awarding grants in 2014 to support emergency food and emergency housing services. 



Created at the height of the financial crisis to help people affected by the economic downturn prevent or recover from a crisis, N2N LifeLine has awarded more than $2.6 million in the last five years and provided emergency services to more than 20,000 individuals.



Non-profit organizations, faith…

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Volunteer for United Way's Days of Caring, Oct. 5-18

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 1:59pm 0 Comments

United Way invites you to join with others in response to community needs, and demonstrate what people working together can accomplish in our region.  

We all have special talents, things we can do to help. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.

Whether it’s reading to children, painting a community center, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are things we can all do to strengthen our community, foster civic…

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An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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New Ideas from a New Generation: LISC’s Emerging Leaders Council

There’s a new kind of board at LISC, composed of a diverse crew of younger professionals who are leaders in their fields. Their mission? To bring fresh perspectives, networks and attention to LISC’s work and help us achieve even greater impact in the communities we care about.

The Anatomy of an Inclusive—and Successful—Community Partnership: Q&A with Thomas Wyatt

Thomas Wyatt, a researcher, urban planner and 2019 Rubinger Fellow from Flint, Michigan, discusses what it takes to forge cross-sector partnerships that can achieve authentic community change. A prime example: Flint’s University Avenue Corridor Coalition brought residents and institutions together to reduce a neighborhood’s entrenched blight and crime when nothing else could.

What Happens When Workforce Development Meets Industrial District Revitalization

A new white paper from LISC’s Research and Evaluation team shows how revitalizing industrial districts can have an extraordinary impact in creating good jobs, activating neighborhoods and sparking local economies. Case in point: New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard, an inspiring model for disinvested districts across the country.

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