Greenwich United Way

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Change a Life, Save a Life: Why You Should Complete Greenwich United Way’s Survey

Greenwich United Way provides funds to Kids in Crisis, Liberation Programs, TAG, Father’s Forum, Abilis birth to 3 program, and Supermarketing for Seniors, to name a few. CEO David Rabin said GUW will be part of the process to help identify a solution to the gap left by the pending closure of St Roch Early Learning Center childcare facility. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich United Way Announces 2020 Community Grants

The Greenwich United Way will award its first round of grants to local health, education and self-sufficiency programs across 21 partner agencies at the Community Investment Grant Recipient Reception on February 12 at Greenwich Hospital. Continue Reading →

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off at Town Hall on Monday

• On Monday, February 3, 2020, at 12:00pm First Selectman Fred Camillo will read a proclamation declaring February 2020 Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Greenwich.
• On Thursday, February 27, at 6:30 pm, YWCA Greenwich and the Greenwich United Way will host an event called “Speak Up, Speak Out: Celebrating Our Stories with Kane Smego.” Continue Reading →

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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 →

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Greenwich United Way Reading Champions Hosts Literacy Summit and Volunteer Workshop

The Greenwich United Way hosted the Reading Champions Summit & Volunteer Workshop on Tuesday at Greenwich Town Hall for the more than 120 Reading Champions volunteers, potential volunteers and the public. “Over the years our literacy support program has grown in importance and size and is now active in all 11 Greenwich Elementary Public Schools and four after-school programs,” said David Rabin, President and CEO of the Greenwich United Way. Rabin said program expansion is planned to reach the unmet needs of even more students. The growing number of trained volunteers provides support through one-on-one weekly sessions that students benefit from throughout the school year. Reading Champions helps develops the skill necessary for emerging readers to succeed and inspires greater confidence.”

Literacy expert Joan Kelley, Ed. Continue Reading →

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