Community Gala Tickets on Sale NOW!

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Tickets on sale now!
$75 each

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They make great Christmas gifts!


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Christmas Time is Here!

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Valley United Way is getting in the holiday spirit with the help of Santa’s Helpers here in the Valley!  The Corporate Volunteer Council has been busy little elves shopping and wrapping and delivering gifts for Valley families to make their spirits bright!  A very special thank you goes out to all of the companies and volunteers who helped make the Annual Holiday Program possible! Continue reading

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Youth Leaders Accepting Grant Applications

The Valley United Way Youth Leadership Program is in the process of conducting its annual allocations process and has identified areas of need for which it will consider proposals. The group allocates $2,000 to benefit Valley agencies that support and meet the needs of youth in the Valley as identified by the members of the Youth Leadership Program.

The Youth Leaders selected the following areas:  cyber bullying, community service programs, post high school planning programs, mental illness and nutrition and health awareness. Continue reading

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Start Planning for a Healthier 2015 with the Corproate Cup

Click here for more information, schedule and registration.

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Campaign Updates

The 2014-2015 Campaign is Going Strong!

Energizer2014-01Check out stories from all of our participating corporate partners on our Campaign page.

We are on a mission to raise $1,050,000 to support our Valley community. What our community needs is you! Click here to find out how you can help make a difference to your friends, neighbors and coworkers.

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Connecticut United Ways Release Groundbreaking Study


United Ways in Connecticut are releasing a groundbreaking study showing the impact of economic hardship in Connecticut in a way not often recognized in the past. The report uses ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) as a term to describe the many people in our state who work hard every day, but still struggle to make ends meet. Continue reading

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Congratulations Ruth Parkins – S.E.D.C. Award Winner

Ruth Parkins is pictured with Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti and S.E.D.C. President Jimmy Ryan

Valley United Way board member and former chair, Ruth Parkins was presented with the Raymond P. Lavietes Award this morning at the Shelton Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting for all of her outstanding work in the community. In addition to her membership on the United Way Board, Ruth also chairs the Shelton Planning and Zoning Commission. Ruth is Manager of Public Affairs at the Iroquois Pipeline Operating Company in Shelton and has been a very active civic leader for years. Congratulations on another well deserved honor!

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