We are one of more than 1,200 autonomous United Ways in our nation and nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. Since 1924, $900 million has been raised through our United Way to help people in our community. We are the largest United Way in Connecticut and the second largest in New England. While we are headquartered in Hartford, we help people in the 40 towns of central and northeastern Connecticut by investing in various programs and initiatives. Read more Frequently Asked Questions here
Our vision is a community where opportunities are available for every child to succeed in school and for every family to achieve financial security.
To engage and bring together people and resources committed to the well-being of children and families in our community.
We focus on helping children succeed and families become financially secure with access to basic needs, such as food and shelter.
With our partners, we help ALICE households succeed. ALICE—an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, is a newly coined demographic representing one in three working families in our region who struggle to make ends meet every day. Learn more here.