Near & Far Aid

Earlier this year, Person-to-Person received a $25,000 grant from Near & Far Aid for the P2P Emergency Assistance Program. A long-time supporter of the agency, the all-volunteer fundraising and fund granting organization is dedicated to eliminating poverty in Fairfield County by finding and funding programs that provide life’s most basic necessities and seek to achieve …

April 18, 2018: Celebrating 50 Years of P2P

  More than 100 people gathered to celebrate the 50th Birthday of Person-to-Person and salute the volunteers who make it possible for us to help the people who come to the agency for assistance. Heartfelt thanks to Stepping Stones Museum for Children for donating the space for our use and providing the coffee & tea …

Person-to-Person Turns 50 On April 18!

Golden Anniversary Gala Scheduled for November 17, 2018 To commemorate 50 years of transforming lives, Person-to-Person (P2P) will celebrate its golden anniversary with the “Transforming Lives” gala on Saturday, November 17, from 6pm – 11pm at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. Tickets will go on sale in early September. The gala, which will feature …

The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Person-to-Person (P2P) received a $400,000 grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support the new P2P Mobile Food Pantry in Stamford. The Cohen Foundation has been a longstanding and generous supporter of P2P, providing funding for the agency’s 2013 expansion into Norwalk, underwriting the purchase of a new box truck in 2016 and …

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation (EHTF) has awarded a $2,250 grant to Person-to-Person. The grant award, which resulted from a recommendation by two of the Foundation’s board members, will be applied to general operating expenses. “This is the first time the Foundation has made a grant to Person-to-Person,” says P2P …

Thursday, March 1: Fairfield County’s Giving Day!

24 Hours of Online Giving to Benefit P2P Clients In honor of our 50th Anniversary, Person-to-Person is raising funds to fight food insecurity in our community. Give $50 to Celebrate 50! For 50 years, P2P has provided families in crisis with food, clothing and emergency financial assistance, as well as educational opportunities through the P2P …

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 – …

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