Clothing Donations Update! Fall/Winter Season Clothes Now for Families!

It’s that time of year!  The season is changing and there is a chill in the air!  Our families need seasonal clothing to prepare for the coming colder temperatures. Please make sure to sort your donations into labeled bags- by gender and size. Our clothing center is accepting donations between 11 am and 1 on …

Celebrating Jean Sherman, P2P Founding Executive Director

In July, the Person-to-Person family sadly lost our founding Executive Director, Jean Davis Sherman. Jean passed away at the age of 91 at her home in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she lived with her husband Bill. Jean is remembered for having “established P2P to address the inherent racism in each of us as well as to …

COVID-19 Response: Your Continued Help Is Needed

We are so appreciative of the outpouring of compassion and concern, and all of the creative ways that the community has rallied together to help one another during this unprecedented crisis. So many of you have take action over the past few months to help ensure that the essential needs of all in our community …

P2P Welcomes New Board Members

Person-to-Person is pleased to welcome the following new members to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.   Yakut Akman Yakut Akman describes herself as a Young Turk, and not because she was born in Turkey and blessed with youthful energy. More fittingly, she identifies as a progressive woman and a staunch challenger of the status quo. …

Clothing Donations Restart on July 6th

Clothing Donations have resumed at our Darien location (1864 Post Road), but please note the following changes: The hours of clothing donation drop off is from 11 am to 1 pm Monday to Friday. We will be accepting summer clothing and shoes, clean and in good condition. We are especially in need of children’s clothing. …

P2P Joins Call to Action: Stamford Unites Against Racism

A letter written by and signed on behalf of the collective of Stamford organizations listed below.   As a collective of human service and faith-based organizations in Stamford, we represent and serve the vast majority of our community. Many of Stamford’s elected officials and local leaders have made a genuine effort to understand the challenges …

P2P Providing Support To Employees of New Canaan Businesses

With support from New Canaan Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund, Person-to-Person is offering assistance to workers of New Canaan businesses who have been impacted during the COVID-19 crisis. If you are an employee of a New Canaan business and are in need of financial assistance and: live in Norwalk, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Weston, Westport or …

The Work Towards Racial Justice Continues

There are moments in time when history expects you to deliver on the promises you make – equity, justice, opportunity, understanding. That moment is now. Over the past week, we have all been collective witness to a wave of raw emotion prompted by the killing of George Floyd. Publicly and privately, we feel sadness, anger, exhaustion …

Person-to-Person Receives Grant From Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Funds Will Provide Critical Support in Response to COVID-19 Crisis Darien, CT May 27, 2020: Person-to-Person (P2P) is pleased to announce that they have received a generous $22,500 grant from the Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund created by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF). The funds will support P2P’s response to the critical needs created by …

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