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 …

“I thank you for helping me improve my life.”

What would you do if one day you had to leave your home and everything you own to protect your children? Like many women, Sophie never dreamed that her successful husband would turn violent. But after starting a family, he became increasingly dangerous. When he threatened one of their daughters, she knew she had to …

Your support is so important to us!

We all know moms who would do anything for their children. A sharp rent increase two months ago now means Cathy eats only one tiny meal every two days – to make sure her kids have enough food. Cathy already works two minimum wage jobs in Stamford to support her children – Marie, age 6 and …

P2P On Wheels Helping Our Neighbors!

In the Holiday 2018-2019 issue of Wilton Magazine (read full article here), Megan Smith-Harris shares our P2P On Wheels story.  The article focuses on how Person-to-Person is helping families on our community get access to nutritious food when they need it.  She writes, “Recently, I was shocked to learn that one in six children in Fairfield …

Join Us this #GivingTuesday!

A day that’s all about giving! #GivingTuesday is a world-wide movement all about giving back.  Every year, we ask you to give generously to support our vital mission, making sure that families have what they need to get back on a path of stability. This year we encourage you to join us with a gift of …

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County has awarded two 2018 Neighbors Helping Neighbors grants to Person-to-Person. The $10,000 grant is for the Emergency Assistance Program. The $9,000 grant is for the P2P Food Pantry. In the award letter, United Way acknowledged the coordination, collaboration and data collection of P2P and other grant recipients in an …

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