Your Neighbor May Be ALICE

Nearly 9% of the residents in Fairfield County are living in poverty. But there are also a growing number of individuals and families who are employed – often in more than one job – but unable to afford the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care and transportation. The United Way has been …

Paddle for P2P: Hitting for Heat

In between snowstorms … undaunted … 48 players gathered at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien for a friendly Platform Tennis Competition to benefit the P2P Emergency Assistance Program. And a good time was had by all. It was a great turnout on a perfect afternoon. The players ranged from beginners to experienced and matches …

Newman’s Own Foundation

Person-to-Person has received a $10,000 grant from Westport-based Newman’s Own Foundation to support the Norwalk Emergency Assistance Program. This P2P program, which provides food, clothing and financial assistance, helps meet the immediate need of the working poor – such as food insecurity or the threat of eviction – and offers casework services to guide clients …

Transforming Lives Luncheon

At a festive fundraiser held at Dolce Norwalk, more than 230 people gathered for the benefit of Person-to-Person. Stamford native Rebecca Wilson, who is a long-time P2P board member and past board president, captivated the guests with her personal life story, which included growing up in poverty and her educational achievements and professional accomplishments as …

Person-to-Person Board Members

At the last meeting of the Person-to-Person Board of Directors before the summer hiatus, we honored departing Board members Michael Estock (Treasurer), Chad Graves, Camille Spaulding and Martina Tucker (Scholarship Committee Chair), thanking them for their service. At the same time, P2P welcomed five new members and elected a new Board president. Avery Whidden, a …

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