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Kate Scarlata and Food Rescue Visit Person-to-Person Warehouse

News 12 CT followed Kate Scarlata, a registered dietician, on a mission to End Hunger Pain. The Boston native is making stops at food pantries and other non-profits along the East Coast, including Food Rescue U.S. and Person-to-Person. “We are bringing specialized foods, gluten free foods for individuals with celiacs disease and low FODMAP foods …

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Providing in a Pandemic

Person-to-Person’s (P2P) COVID Response: The First 365 Days When most offices were shifting to work from home, the staff and volunteers at Person-to-Person (P2P) doubled down. You can think of it in the same way firefighters instinctively run into a burning building instead of away from it; in March 2020, the P2P team ran headfirst …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Giving 2021

Thank you to the Irish-American Cultural Society of Stamford (IACSOS) for including P2P in St. Patrick’s Day Parade of Giving 2021. We especially want to thank organizer Mary Jane McDonough. The generous donation of diapers, wipes and formula you collected will make a big difference for the families we work with. Here’s a peak when …

P2P Welcomes New Board Member, Jamie Rose

Person-to-Person (P2P) is excited to announce the addition of Darien-resident Jamie Rose to its Board of Directors. “Having previously served on the OPUS for P2P Board I am thrilled to continue my support of our mission by joining the Person-to-Person Board. I am deeply connected and inspired by our mission to provide help and hope …

CEO Letter: 2020 Thank You

Person-to-Person (P2P) would like to thank the community for supporting the record levels of assistance it has provided since the start of the pandemic. In 2020, P2P’s emergency assistance programs provided groceries to prepare 1.9M home-cooked meals, over $850,000 in financial support and holiday programs to support families and individuals struggling to make ends meet. …

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Video: 28,000 Stories of P2P

Person-to-Person (P2P) served 28,000 clients in lower Fairfield County in 2020. They all have a unique story. This video shares just a few of the client stories that our staff and volunteers hear every day at our three food pantries, clothing center, and with our casework team. P2P has helped 28,000 people have healthier, more …

2020: How We Helped

When the pandemic hit many of our neighbors in lower Fairfield County found themselves without the means to provide the essentials for their families; including adequate food, money for rent, suitable clothing, basics for new families, and opportunities for school and camp. Thanks to our volunteers, donors, partners, and staff we were able to serve …

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Stamford Students Honor Black History Month

P2P is happy to share videos created by Stamford-based Rogers International School PTO’s Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), developed in honor of Black History Month in February. The ARC and student volunteers created short videos on important Black figures from U.S. history. Their hope through this project is to highlight the often overlooked contributions of Black people …

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The Need for Food is Increasing

Person-to-Person (P2P) distributed more food to its clients the week January 11, 2021 than any other week since the pandemic began, providing food for nearly 3,000 individuals, including 1,235 children. There was a total of 927 food appointments at P2P’s Darien, Norwalk, and Stamford food pantries, as well as our Door2Door home delivery program. This …

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Video: Students Honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Stamford, CT-based Rogers International School’s Anti-Racism Committee has put together this moving video to honor his legacy, in partnership with Person-to-Person. Students read Dr. King quotes that are most meaningful to them. Special thanks to RIS principal Cathy Cummings, ARC Committee, and the students for their support and …

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