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2017-2018 Youth Leadership Class Accepting Applications

Valley United Way’s Youth Leadership Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 class! Click here to learn about the program Click here to view application

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United Way Accepting Nominations for Flynn Humanitarian Award

Deadline for nominations Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Valley United Way is accepting nominations for the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award – the Valley’s oldest and most prestigious award for Community Service. The award has been presented annually since 1971 and … Continue reading

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Valley United Way’s Youth Leadership Program to Distribute Grants; Request for Proposal Wanted

Valley United Way’s Youth Leadership Program to Distribute Grants; Request for Proposal Wanted The Valley United Way Youth Leadership Program is in the process of conducting its annual allocations process. This marks the 27th year that the Youth Leaders will … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Community Gala

  3rd Annual Community Gala   Saturday, January 21, 2017 (Snow Date – February 4, 2017) 6:30-11:00 pm Trumbull Marriott 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT For $75 per ticket, guests will enjoy: -Cocktail hour with cash bar (cash or credit accepted) … Continue reading

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Valley United Way Encourages Generosity for Giving Tuesday

Valley United Way Participates in #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity by providing people everywhere with an opportunity to give more, give smarter and give great. This day transforms how people think, talk and participate in the giving season and to take … Continue reading

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Valley United Way Participates in Giving Tuesday, November 29th

Valley United Way has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on … Continue reading

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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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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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