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Giving Thanks: Coming Together with P2P

Coming together has taken on new meaning over the last seven months of the pandemic. No longer is it just about gathering physically, but rather how we are coming together to support our friends, family, and especially those in our community who are struggling. A recent note we received from a client, Emilio, beautifully illustrates …

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P2P Holiday Dashboard for Giving

OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS US, NOW MORE THAN EVER. Person-to-Person is here, doing the work, supporting more than 28,000 residents in lower Fairfield County with food, clothing, one-on-one caseworker support, emergency financial assistance (including rent assistance), and scholarships/camperships. This holiday season will see an increased demand from the individuals and families P2P serves, due to the …

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The Results Are In: Election Day Food Drive

The Norwalk Election Day Food Drive has been a labor of love for a group of dedicated volunteers since 2008, when it was first started by Norwalk resident Diane Cece and former Norwalker Joanne Romano. This year, on the Food Drive’s 13th anniversary, Diane handed over the reigns to Person-to-Person. Diane shared her decision in …

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News: Norwalk Coat Drive

Norwalk Coat Drive for Families in Need Person-to-Person and Beiersdorf partner again to host annual coat drive, Keep Norwalk Warm Person-to-Person Contact: Greg Dobbs, P2P Norwalk Site Manager 203-621-0722 | gregdobbs@p2pHelps.org Beiersdorf Contact: Leslie Kickham, Public Relations and Social Media Manager 203-563-5821 | leslie.kickham@beiersdorf.com Darien CT, November 3, 2020 – Person-to-Person (P2P), a non-profit dedicated …

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Winter Coat Drive 2020

It’s time to help our neighbors feel a little warmer as the weather gets a little colder. See below for details on how to 1) make an appointment to get a coat or 2) help P2P with a coat donation. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GET A COAT Coat distribution will take place at the South …

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. …

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