Person-to-Person: Established 1968

Following the assassination of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, the rector of Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien, Connecticut – The Rev. Dr. Robert Nelson Back, who had attended seminary with Dr. King – met with parish member Jean Sherman to discuss how caring people in Darien could express their …

P2P SOUPer BOWL 2018!

We Have a Goal … 5,000 Cans of Hearty Soup … Help Us Score! Now through the end of February, we are asking you to help stock the P2P Food Pantries in Darien and Norwalk with hearty soups for P2P clients. Purchase 5 or more cans of a hearty soup (Beef Barley, Chicken Noodle, Corn …

Everett Bulkley Trust

The Everett Bulkley Trust has awarded a $20,000 grant to Person-to-Person for general operating support. According to P2P Executive Director Ceci Maher, who noted that the unrestricted gift will be used to fund the area of greatest need at the agency, “this is the second year that JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Trustee of the Everett …

Person-to-Person Awards Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships

Stamford residents and siblings Jennell Barrett and Jamal Barrett have been awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship by Person-to-Person. As part of the P2P Scholarship Program – established in 1968 to provide financial assistance to college students from low-income households, many of whom are the first in their family to pursue higher education – …

2017 Volunteer Cocktail Party

Fun! Festive! P2P volunteers, donors and staff came together to celebrate the holiday season, filling the room with conversation and laughter as they mingled among the toys, books and games displayed for the 23rd Annual Holiday Toy Store. Thank you to Westy Self-Storage in Norwalk for underwriting the delicious hors d’oeuvres from Michael Joseph’s Catering. …

“Christmas Cocktails for Person-to-Person” Raises $8,500

Darien residents Rory Callahan, Pieter Hartong, John Novak and Tim Stisser hosted the third annual “Christmas Cocktails for Person-to-Person” last month. Two hundred people attended the December event at Louie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar in Darien, which is co-owned by Hartong. Through a combination of ticket and t-shirt sales plus a silent auction – with …

Newman’s Own Foundation

Person-to-Person has received a $10,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation for the Emergency Assistance Program which provides food, clothing, financial assistance and casework counseling to the working poor and people experiencing a situational crisis. For nearly 30 years, Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have supported the work of Person-to-Person, whose mission – providing emergency …

23rd Annual Holiday Toy Store!

In December, 600 community and corporate volunteers ‘staffed’ the 23rd Annual Holiday Toy Store – setting up the displays, assembling toys, checking in clients, helping clients shop, entertaining children while their parents shopped, wrapping gifts and assisting with clean-up at the close of the two-and-a-half-day event. We are so thankful for all who made it …

TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant for the Person-to-Person Emergency Assistance Program. TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, carries a legacy of supporting not-for-profit institutions and their important work throughout the region. In the award letter, Connecticut Market President Michael J LaBella wrote, “We believe that organizations such as yours play a …

2017/2018 Holiday Schedule

Tue, Dec 19 … P2P Closes @ 11:30a Sat, Dec 23 … P2P Closed Mon, Dec 25 … P2P Closed (Merry Christmas!) Tue, Dec 26 … P2P Closed Sat, Dec 30 … P2P Closed Mon, Jan 1 … P2P Closed (Happy New Year!)

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