News & Updates

Person to Person (P2P) is an integral and active part of the community in lower Fairfield County. Stay up-to-date with the latest P2P news and happenings by signing up for our Newsletter and following us on social media.

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P2P Impact: Fiscal Year 2022

Person to Person continued to fulfill its mission to provide essential resources for our community and work toward our vision for educated, financially stable, and hunger-free homes in fiscal year…

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All Aboard for Boat Camp Day 2022

12 boats, 50 volunteers, 18 counselors and 38 campers made Boat Camp Day 2022 a resounding success. Check out the fun pictures below. Thanks to organizer Gerry Raasch, Darien Sail…

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Christmas in July & August!

Help Person to Person (P2P) get a head start collecting toys for over 2,000 local children to enjoy during the 2022 holiday season! This year, we plan to reopen P2P’s…

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive 2022

Person to Person (P2P) is participating in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger (Postal) Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, 2022. After a hiatus due to the…

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P2P Newsletter: Hand in Hand

The latest edition of our print newsletter “Hand in Hand” is out. Perhaps you’ve already received it in your mailbox. This Winter 2022 issue shares some of the amazing and…

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P2P Impact in 2021

When you work together, you can accomplish great things. While 2021 was an extremely challenging year for so many, the dedication of volunteers and support from the community allowed Person…

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Community Matters: Person to Person

Interview: Darien TV 79 with P2P CEO Nancy Coughlin Thanks to Darien TV 79 Program Director Jim Cameron for inviting P2P CEO Nancy Coughlin on a recent edition of “Community…

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P2P Souper Bowl 2022

Get in the game this Souper Bowl! Here is a chance to win this Super Bowl, regardless of how, and if, your team plays. You can win in the P2P…

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Thank You from P2P

Thank you for your support of Person to Person and the 28,000 Fairfield County residents we serve each year. While 2021 was an extremely challenging year it was also filled…

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Person to Person Unveils Fresh, New Look

Person to Person’s new look and website reflect an open and optimistic future Darien, CT (November 11, 2021)–Person to Person (P2P) officially announced its new logo, color, and website. The…

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Annual Winter Coat Drive

Person to Person is currently collecting WINTER GEAR (new or gently-used winter outerwear–coats, jackets, hats, scarves, mittens, gloves) as we get ready for our annual Coat Giveaway. Effective immediately: Please make…

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SoNo Scavenger Hunt Benefits P2P

What: A self-guided SoNo scavenger hunt benefitting Person to Person created by New Canaan-based event planners Rock Paper Scissors. The hunt, which can be undertaken anytime from now until December, entails…

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Boat Camp Day 2021

Campers, sun, water, volunteers, and boats! What a wonderful combination! Given that we had to miss Boat Day last year due to COVID, the weather and big smiles more than…

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P2P Inaugural Golf Outing a Success

Thank you to the incredible team of event co-chairs Tracey Riccardi and Todd Lindvall, event committee members, sponsors, players, gift bag donors, auction donors, staff, and volunteers for helping to…

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P2P on Wheels: Schedule and Locations

UPDATED: as of September 20, 2022 P2P on Wheels, Person to Person’s mobile food pantry, is now scheduled for both Stamford (Monday – Friday) and Norwalk (two locations, select Saturdays…

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Building Backpacks with NCL

The National Charity League (NCL) of Westport, a group of mothers and daughters who come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences, recently collected backpacks…

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P2P CEO Presented with Liberty Bell Award

Nancy Coughlin, CEO of Person-to-Person (P2P), received this year’s Liberty Bell Award from the Fairfield County Bar Association in recognition of her work and dedication to support underserved families in…

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Thank You, Volunteers!

P2P volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. As a small token of our appreciation we hosted a drive-thru ‘thank you’ lunch for our volunteers at all three…

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P2P Partnership with Long Ridge Summer Camp

The Alswanger family, founders and directors of Long Ridge Camp, one of Fairfield County’s premier day camps, have worked with Person-to-Person (P2P) since our inception, enabling camper scholarships for over…

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Providing in a Pandemic

Person-to-Person’s (P2P) COVID Response: The First 365 Days When most offices were shifting to work from home, the staff and volunteers at Person-to-Person (P2P) doubled down. You can think of…

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CEO Letter: 2020 Thank You

Person-to-Person (P2P) would like to thank the community for supporting the record levels of assistance it has provided since the start of the pandemic. In 2020, P2P’s emergency assistance programs…

Videos

Video: 28,000 Stories of P2P

Person-to-Person (P2P) served 28,000 clients in lower Fairfield County in 2020. They all have a unique story. This video shares just a few of the client stories that our staff…

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2020: How We Helped

When the pandemic hit many of our neighbors in lower Fairfield County found themselves without the means to provide the essentials for their families; including adequate food, money for rent,…

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Stamford Students Honor Black History Month

P2P is happy to share videos created by Stamford-based Rogers International School PTO’s Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), developed in honor of Black History Month in February. The ARC and student volunteers…

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The Need for Food is Increasing

Person-to-Person (P2P) distributed more food to its clients the week January 11, 2021 than any other week since the pandemic began, providing food for nearly 3,000 individuals, including 1,235 children.…

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Souper Bowl 2021: P2P Food Drive

It’s Time for P2P’s Annual Souper Bowl Food Drive The need for healthy, nutritious food has never been greater in our community. Person-to-Person’s three food pantries (Darien, Norwalk and Stamford)…

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Video: Coming Together in 2020

When the pandemic hit, many of our neighbors found themselves without the means to provide the essentials for their families, including adequate food, money for rent, suitable clothing, and the…

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P2P Holiday Dashboard for Giving

OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS US, NOW MORE THAN EVER. Person-to-Person is here, doing the work, supporting more than 28,000 residents in lower Fairfield County with food, clothing, one-on-one caseworker support, emergency…

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