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Pet Pantry Warehouse “Snack Packs” Help Local Eateries

Pet Pantry Warehouse, a community-based business supplying quality pet food and supplies, is now selling “snack packs” at all locations throughout Fairfield and Westchester County. The packs retail for $20 and include treats for pets that range in value from $25 to $30. Included with the pack is a community coupon voucher to a local food business for a free item with a minimum retail value of $5. To date the snack packs have raised over $1,136 for local food establishments. Executive Vice President, Adam Jacobson, purchased vouchers from seven local eateries to support the local business community and provide his customers with something special. Continue Reading →

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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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