“Christmas Cocktails for Person-to-Person” Raises $8,500

Darien residents Rory Callahan, Pieter Hartong, John Novak and Tim Stisser hosted the third annual “Christmas Cocktails for Person-to-Person” last month. Two hundred people attended the December event at Louie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar in Darien, which is co-owned by Hartong. Through a combination of ticket and t-shirt sales plus a silent auction – with …

Newman’s Own Foundation

Person-to-Person has received a $10,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation for the Emergency Assistance Program which provides food, clothing, financial assistance and casework counseling to the working poor and people experiencing a situational crisis. For nearly 30 years, Paul Newman and Newman’s Own Foundation have supported the work of Person-to-Person, whose mission – providing emergency …

2017/2018 Holiday Schedule

Tue, Dec 19 … P2P Closes @ 11:30a Sat, Dec 23 … P2P Closed Mon, Dec 25 … P2P Closed (Merry Christmas!) Tue, Dec 26 … P2P Closed Sat, Dec 30 … P2P Closed Mon, Jan 1 … P2P Closed (Happy New Year!)

P2P Is Thankful for the Thanksgiving All-Stars

Thanks to the enormous generosity of so many in the community, 700 families enjoyed a bountiful meal on Thanksgiving Day that included turkey, stuffing, gravy, fresh produce, canned goods and desserts. Individuals, businesses, churches, organizations and schools donated turkeys, stuffing mix, supermarket gift cards, reusable grocery bags and more. Because of this generosity – from …

P2P Holiday Toy Store

For the 23rd year, Person-to-Person will be hosting the Holiday Toy Store in December. With the support of a dedicated volunteer organizing committee, scores of volunteers and countless generous donors, more than 1,900 children will have a holiday that is merry and bright. We are now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys, board games and …

Person-to-Person Hosts Second Annual Transforming Lives Luncheon

At a festive fundraiser held at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, more than 300 people gathered for the benefit of Person-to-Person – a community-supported agency that provides emergency assistance for basic needs and support for individuals and families as they move towards stability. The event featured keynote speaker Jeannette Walls, author of the bestselling …

P2P Annual Coat Drive Is Underway

You Can Help Families in Need by Donating Winter Outerwear. Residents of Norwalk and surrounding communities are being asked to drop off clean, new or gently-used winter coats and jackets now through November 3 at Person-to-Person in Norwalk (76 South Main Street) anytime Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm. …

XL Catlin

XL Catlin has awarded an $8,000 grant to Person-to-Person which will be used for the agency’s Scholarship Program. Person-to-Person is committed to supporting the educational aspirations of college students from low-income families. According to P2P Executive Director Ceci Maher, many of the students receiving scholarships are the first in their families to attend college. “The …

Tickets On Sale! Transforming Lives Luncheon on Thursday, October 26 … Sold Out!

Sold Out! Keynote Speaker: Jeannette Walls Author of the bestselling memoir “The Glass Castle” Still on The New York Times Paperback Best Sellers List Now a Feature Film A childhood memoir of resilience and redemption, “The Glass Castle” is a compelling look into a uniquely dysfunctional family. The Walls’ wildly unconventional parents loved their children …

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