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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…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on April 9, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments
United Way is seeking applicants through AmeriCorps VISTA to join the Boost! Service Corps Team.
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…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on January 31, 2014 at 2:55pm — No 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…
Added by Cara Rosner on January 8, 2014 at 3:41pm — No 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…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on September 24, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Cara Rosner on July 23, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven seeks enthusiastic college graduates and…
Added by Cara Rosner on July 3, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments
Did you miss United Way's Women's Initiative's recent showing of "A Place at the Table?" After the great response it received, there will be a second opportunity to see the film, which examines the issue of hunger in America.
Join us at 6 pm on Tuesday, June 11 at James Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main St. in Branford for a free screening of the film, followed by a discussion with local food policy leaders on hunger in Greater New Haven.
To reserve your…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on June 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
The Greater New Haven Regional Alliance to End Homelessness (GNHRAEH) is reviewing the process by which individuals gain access to emergency shelters, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing. Re-organizing the current system will improve outcomes for our clients and improve communication among providers.
Please consider participating in a focus group of providers representing various areas of our service system, such as homelessness, mental health,…
Added by Cara Rosner on April 17, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments
Prudential is donating surplus office furniture to local, qualified nonprofits as part of the company's ongoing efforts to strengthen local communities.
All items are used and will be donated "as is." Items will be made available on a first come first served basis and must be reserved by Monday, April 22 and picked up by April 30. Pick-up costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the receiving organization.
The available items are:
Added by Cara Rosner on April 17, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments
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?
- 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…
Added by Cara Rosner on February 25, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Cara Rosner on February 20, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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!
Added by Cara Rosner on January 28, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments
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 Flyer
Added by Cara Rosner on January 4, 2013 at 9:57am — No Comments
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 listing
Added by Cara Rosner on January 3, 2013 at 9:19am — No Comments