People’s United Community Foundation

Person-to-Person has been awarded a $7,000 grant from the People’s United Community Foundation. In keeping with the Foundation’s philanthropic efforts “to invest in programs and services that enhance the quality of life for residents, with special emphasis given to low-income areas” in the communities it serves, this grant will be used to support the P2P …

“Stamp Out Hunger” on Saturday, May 13

Eleven percent of Fairfield County residents struggle with food insecurity. Nearly 34,000 are children. Each month, the P2P Food Pantries in Darien and Norwalk provide more than 1,000 families with enough food to prepare three meals a day for seven days. The National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive is the largest drive for P2P …

P2P Picks New Scholars

The majority of the P2P Scholars are the first in their family to attend college. All of them come from low-income households. And upon graduation, each of them will have the opportunity to explore limitless possibilities in graduate studies and careers that would have been otherwise unavailable to them. “The Person-to-Person Scholarship made me realize …

P2P Campership Program

Most of us imagine a summer filled with good times – beaches and picnics, parks and playgrounds, trips to amusement parks and museums. For the children, school’s out and their days are filled with sports, swimming, crafts, field trips and other warm-weather activities, enjoyed with friends and family. But there is another reality. For many …

Near & Far Aid Association

A long-time supporter of Person-to-Person, the Near & Far Aid Association awarded a $25,000 grant for the P2P Emergency Assistance Program. The Emergency Assistance Program is at the core of the P2P service offering, providing food, clothing, financial assistance, crisis counseling and referrals to clients. With locations in Norwalk and Darien, P2P helps nearly 25,000 …

Camp Registration 2017

Summer Is Coming! . . . And we are registering more than 500 elementary schoolchildren for summer camp. The P2P Campership Program provides children with stimulating activities and enriching learning opportunities to prepare them for the school year plus it offers peace of mind to parents who are assured that their children are cared for …

The Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education

The Board of Directors of The Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education has awarded a $10,000 grant for the Person-to-Person Campership Program. With this grant, P2P will be able to send more than 16 Stamford school children to local day camps this summer. For children in the P2P Campership Program, summer is much more than …

Celebrating P2P Volunteers

Last year, more than 4,300 volunteers contributed nearly 78,000 hours of their time to P2P. Volunteers assist clients, pick up donated food and clothing, serve on the Board and various volunteer committees, sort food and clothing for the Food Pantry and Clothing Center . . . and without these dedicated individuals – whose efforts are …

Kudos to P2P Volunteer Lisa Koorbusch

Selected by the YWCA Darien/Norwalk as a 2017 Women of Distinction Award honoree, bestowed in recognition of the outstanding achievements of a select group of women, Lisa Koorbusch is most deserving of this honor. An OPUS for Person-to-Person alumna and long-time member of the P2P Holiday Toy Store Committee (and current co-chair), Lisa has done …

Praxair Global Giving Program

Through the Praxair Global Giving Program, employees who volunteer time, talent or provide financial support to eligible non-profit organizations are encouraged to submit a grant request for consideration. As a result of the efforts of one such Praxair employee, P2P has received two grants totaling $10,000. One of the grants will be applied to the …

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