Author Archives: Jack Walsh

New Director of Resource Development

Shelton native and resident Jillian Carroll has been named as the new Director of Resource Development at Valley United Way. She comes to Valley United Way with a background in development having served as a Development Associate at the Jewish … Continue reading

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Campaign Updates

It’s the busiest time of the year at Valley United Way with employee campaigns being held all over the Valley, and we’ve had some fun and creative campaigns already. The good folks at Iroquois made their campaign a week long … Continue reading

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Valley United Way Selects New President

Valley United Way is pleased to announce that Sharon Gibson Ellis has been hired as the new President and C.O.O. succeeding Jack Walsh who announced his plans to retire earlier this year. Sharon comes to Valley United Way with a … Continue reading

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Valley Community Index Released

Hard on the heels of the ALICE Report issued by the United Ways in Connecticut, the Valley has a full report of its own – Understanding the Valley Region, A Community of Well Being. The new report which was produced … Continue reading

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A.L.I.C.E. Report Updated – Has Anything Changed?

United Ways across the state recently released an update to the groundbreaking A.L.I.C.E. Report first issued in November 2014. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed – a household with income above the Federal Poverty Level but below a … Continue reading

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New Videos Tell United Way Story

Thanks to the generous support of Griffin Hospital, Valley United Way has five new videos showcasing the work of Valley United Way and its relationship with area companies and nonprofits. The five videos feature Michael Law of Edgewell and Jeff … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Is 60 Years Old

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley will be celebrating their 60th anniversary with a Gala on November 10 at The Waterview in Monroe (Click here to learn more). We congratulate them and thought you might find … Continue reading

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Thanks for attending the 2016-2017 Campaign Kickoff

Thank You Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2016-2017 Community Campaign Kickoff. Click here to see our Facebook photo album. This event was made possible by the generosity of our Marquis Sponsor:

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Chamber Announces Gold Seal Awards – VUW is Well Represented

The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients for the 2016 Gold Seal Awards, and Valley United Way’s current and past board chairs are on the list. Past chair Janice Sheehy will be receiving the prestigious Platinum Award … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Gardening Program Finishes

The Grow Your Own gardening program came to an end for 2016 with the last educational program hosted by Massaro Community Farm. Caty Poole gave a very informative and interactive presentation related the the wide variety of ways to preserve … Continue reading

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