Person-to-Person Names Directors Emeriti

Seven community members have been named Directors Emeriti by the Person-to-Person Board – Wilder Gleason (Darien), Judy Kilmartin (Darien), Judy Nemec (Greenwich), Patricia Phillips (Stamford), Jan Smith (Darien), William Taggart (New Canaan) and Rebecca Wilson (Stamford). Wilder Gleason has been involved with Person-to-Person as a volunteer since his daughter helped start the Youth Group almost …

New Canaan Community Foundation

The Board of Directors of the New Canaan Community Foundation recently approved a $10,000 grant for the Person-to-Person Campership Program. For nearly 50 years P2P has been sending elementary schoolchildren from low-income households to summer camps in Fairfield County, thereby making a difference in the lives of families who struggle to stretch meager budgets to …

P2P Scholars: Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 has 43 P2P Scholars, including seven Mentoring 4 Success (M4S) Scholars. We recently hosted 13 of the graduates (pictured) to celebrate their accomplishments and wish them well in their future endeavors. At P2P, we are committed to providing young people with the financial assistance to continue their undergraduate education and we …

Newman’s Own Foundation

Person-to-Person received a $5,000 grant from Westport-based Newman’s Own Foundation to support the Emergency Assistance Program. Helping to meet the immediate needs of the working poor in Fairfield County – such as food insecurity, the threat of eviction or the imminent shutoff of utilities – this P2P program provides food, clothing and financial assistance and …

First County Bank Foundation

Person-to-Person has received a $7,500 Grant Award from First County Bank Foundation. The Foundation – which awards grants to non-profits that provide services and programs for children and families – has been a long-time supporter of P2P. This year, the grant will be used for the P2P Scholarship Program, which was established in 1968 and …

Northeast Region Corporate Industry Liaison Group

Officers and members of the Northeast Region Corporate Industry Liaison Group (NERC ILG) recently approved a $20,000 grant request for the P2P Scholarship Program. NERC ILG is a non-profit 501(c)(3), consisting of private industry EEO and Diversity professionals, that partners, collaborates and maintains a working relationship with government agencies to help ensure equal employment opportunity …

Four New Members Join Person-to-Person Board

Person-to-Person has named four new Board members – Bill Bradley of Weston, Kim Dickinson of Stamford, Clare Kretzman of Stamford and Tina Madon of Darien. Bradley and Dickinson Step-Up Their Volunteer Involvement at P2P Bill Bradley is the General Counsel of GE Energy Financing Services, the energy investing arm of the General Electric Company, based …

Baby on Board Car Seats: Provide a Safe Ride Home for Newborns

You Can Help Pamper and Protect a Newborn . . . P2P Is Raising Money to Purchase New Car Seats. Each year, P2P provides 150 new car seats to mothers from low-income households to ensure safe, secure transport for their newborns from the hospital and throughout the first year. Each Car Seat Costs About $60. …

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 …

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 …

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