The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Person-to-Person (P2P) received a $400,000 grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support the new P2P Mobile Food Pantry in Stamford. The Cohen Foundation has been a longstanding and generous supporter of P2P, providing funding for the agency’s 2013 expansion into Norwalk, underwriting the purchase of a new box truck in 2016 and …

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation (EHTF) has awarded a $2,250 grant to Person-to-Person. The grant award, which resulted from a recommendation by two of the Foundation’s board members, will be applied to general operating expenses. “This is the first time the Foundation has made a grant to Person-to-Person,” says P2P …

Thursday, March 1: Fairfield County’s Giving Day!

24 Hours of Online Giving to Benefit P2P Clients In honor of our 50th Anniversary, Person-to-Person is raising funds to fight food insecurity in our community. Give $50 to Celebrate 50! For 50 years, P2P has provided families in crisis with food, clothing and emergency financial assistance, as well as educational opportunities through the P2P …

Person-to-Person: Established 1968

Following the assassination of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, the rector of Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien, Connecticut – The Rev. Dr. Robert Nelson Back, who had attended seminary with Dr. King – met with parish member Jean Sherman to discuss how caring people in Darien could express their …

P2P SOUPer BOWL 2018!

We Have a Goal … 5,000 Cans of Hearty Soup … Help Us Score! Now through the end of February, we are asking you to help stock the P2P Food Pantries in Darien and Norwalk with hearty soups for P2P clients. Purchase 5 or more cans of a hearty soup (Beef Barley, Chicken Noodle, Corn …

Everett Bulkley Trust

The Everett Bulkley Trust has awarded a $20,000 grant to Person-to-Person for general operating support. According to P2P Executive Director Ceci Maher, who noted that the unrestricted gift will be used to fund the area of greatest need at the agency, “this is the second year that JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Trustee of the Everett …

Person-to-Person Awards Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships

Stamford residents and siblings Jennell Barrett and Jamal Barrett have been awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship by Person-to-Person. As part of the P2P Scholarship Program – established in 1968 to provide financial assistance to college students from low-income households, many of whom are the first in their family to pursue higher education – …

2017 Volunteer Cocktail Party

Fun! Festive! P2P volunteers, donors and staff came together to celebrate the holiday season, filling the room with conversation and laughter as they mingled among the toys, books and games displayed for the 23rd Annual Holiday Toy Store. Thank you to Westy Self-Storage in Norwalk for underwriting the delicious hors d’oeuvres from Michael Joseph’s Catering. …

“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 …

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