Celebrating Jean Sherman, P2P Founding Executive Director

In July, the Person-to-Person family sadly lost our founding Executive Director, Jean Davis Sherman. Jean passed away at the age of 91 at her home in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she lived with her husband Bill. Jean is remembered for having “established P2P to address the inherent racism in each of us as well as to …

OPUS Balloons for Families

A red balloon on your mailbox in May can mean one thing: a local child whose family otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford it will have their best summer ever with the chance to attend summer camp.   For 24 years, OPUS for Person-to-Person has raised vital funds to give children enriching summer experiences while their …

P2P New Newsletter- Hand in Hand

We are pleased to share with you our new newsletter, called “Hand in Hand.” The Spring 2020 Issue includes information on P2P’s COVID-19 response. Inside are the latest stats on P2P services, as well as stories about programs, clients, volunteers, donors and staff. Since the pandemic hit, P2P has been working furiously to make sure …

BEST SUMMER EVER!

Most of us have said those very words after a summer filled with camp, picnics, time with family, and trips to museums, pools and the beach. But for low-income families right here in Lower Fairfield County, summer can be a time of worry and stress. Already struggling to make ends meet, families are unable to …

Happy Birthday, Phil the Truck!

We are proud to celebrate the one year anniversary of P2P on Wheels-  with a great party and an editorial in the Stamford Advocate. Affectionately called “Phil the Truck,” P2P now serves an additional 160 families each week in Stamford with nutritious food for homemade meals and assists clients with casework counseling services and emergency …

Darien Clothing Center- Closed for donations from Feb 4-18

We are planning a comprehensive inventory in our Darien Clothing Center from February 4-18 during that time —due to the generosity of so many in the community — we are unable to accept any new donations of clothing, household items, etc. so we can catch up! We will begin accepting donations again on Tuesday, February …

50 Years Transforming Lives Gala Slideshow

For 50 years, volunteers, donors, staff and the Board have worked to provide a safety net for those important members in our community who need our help and often have nowhere else to turn. Last November, Person-to-Person held it’s 50 Years of Transforming Lives Gala., where we celebrated the great success of P2P moving people and families towards stability.  Support …

Help for Federal Employees at Person-to-Person

As the partial government shutdown reaches the one month mark, Person-to-Person is here to help the people who need it most in our community. Today, we welcomed Rep. Jim Himes.  He stopped at our Darien Food Pantry on his way to Washington to hear from us how our community is impacted by the federal shutdown and how P2P can …

Today, we celebrate history….

After the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, the Rector of Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien, CT, the Rev. Dr. Robert Nelson Back, who had attended seminary with Dr. King, met with parish member Jean Sherman to discuss how caring people could express their concern about, and respond …

Help for Federal Employees in Our Area

With the ongoing partial shutdown of the Federal Government, some federal employees are working without pay or have been furloughed until further notice.  We would like to share information on resources available to federal employees of the state and local resources available to help during the ongoing partial government shutdown.  The City of Norwalk posted …

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