David Rabin: Why You Should Give to Greenwich United Way

Submitted by David Rabin, CEO at the Greenwich United Way

One question I have been asked so often since becoming CEO at the Greenwich United Way almost four years ago is: Why should I give to the Greenwich United Way? One sentence sums it up: For 86 years, the Greenwich United Way has been the only organization in town that improves the quality of life for ALL of Greenwich! How do we do that? A dual strategy: through our detailed grants process and our own programs.

Our grants process, or Community Investment Process (CIP), accepts grant applications from organizations that serve Greenwich residents. With the help of upwards of 25 community volunteers, we do a deep dive into every application. Continue Reading →

Sip & Shop at Abilis Gift Shop & Greenhouse Launches Season of Giving

On Wednesday night the Abilis Gardens and Gifts buzzed with activity during a sip & shop event. Guests browsed an assortment of holiday gifts including handcrafted candles and bath products, jewelry, serve ware, fashion accessories, children’s gifts and more. The greenhouse was bursting with assorted holiday plants, topiaries, succulents, pointsettias and fresh cut flowers. Subscribe to the daily Greenwich Free Press newsletter. Abilis is a nonprofit organization that advances abilities for people with special needs since 1951. Continue Reading →