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 …

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $12,500 grant to Person-to-Person in support of the Emergency Assistance Program. As part of the company’s corporate philanthropy initiative, the Charitable Foundation provides support to organizations that are providing critical services and programs to improve the quality of life in communities it serves. “The Emergency Assistance Program …

First County Bank Foundation

First County Bank Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to Person-to-Person. The Foundation, which awards grants to non-profits that support community and economic development for children and families, has been a long-time supporter of P2P. This year, the grant will be used for the Emergency Assistance Program, which provides food, clothing and financial assistance to …

Pitney Bowes Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Pitney Bowes Foundation awarded $22,500 to Person-to-Person in support of the P2P Campership Program this year. A core program at P2P, Camperships are awarded to Stamford elementary school children receiving free or reduced-priced meals during the school year. This grant will fund a full summer of day camp for …

The Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education

The Board of Directors of The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education awarded a $10,000 grant for the Person-to-Person Campership Program, funding a full summer of day camp for more than 16 Stamford school children. The foundation is a long-time supporter of the Campership Program. According to P2P Executive Director Ceci Maher, the impact of …

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