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P2P on Wheels: Schedule and Locations Update

P2P on Wheels will be back in the Stamford community starting Monday, July 12, 2021. P2P on Wheels was temporarily out of service during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The mobile food pantry and casework office will be back in service starting on Monday, July 12, 2021. Below is the revised schedule and location …

Building Backpacks with NCL

The National Charity League (NCL) of Westport, a group of mothers and daughters who come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences, recently collected backpacks to share with P2P clients. Each participating daughter, grades 7th thru 12th, was assigned a particular school supply and asked to bring a new backpack …

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P2P CEO Presented with Liberty Bell Award

Nancy Coughlin, CEO of Person-to-Person (P2P), received this year’s Liberty Bell Award from the Fairfield County Bar Association in recognition of her work and dedication to support underserved families in our community. The Liberty Bell Award is an achievement that was initiated by the American Bar Association to acknowledge outstanding community service. “The same reasons …

Thank you, Volunteers!

P2P volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. As a small token of our appreciation we hosted a drive-thru ‘thank you’ lunch for our volunteers at all three of our sites: Darien, Norwalk and Stamford. We had a great time saying hi to many of the wonderful volunteers who give so much to …

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The Cause of Justice Is In Our Hands

Person-to-Person CEO Nancy Coughlin Responds to the Verdicts in the Trial Over George Floyd’s Death What do the verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial mean to you? For me, and all of us at Person-to-Person (P2P), the verdicts are a long overdue step in the right direction. Too many times, we have seen injustices toward …

P2P Partnership with Long Ridge Summer Camp

The Alswanger family, founders and directors of Long Ridge Camp, one of Fairfield County’s premier day camps, have worked with Person-to-Person (P2P) since our inception, enabling camper scholarships for over 50 years. P2P works with families in our community to provide essential services, including food, clothing, and financial assistance. When you send your child to …

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Fairfield County Nonprofit Creates Garden to Provide Healthier Food Options

Published in The Stamford Advocate and The Darien Times By Susan Shultz, April 21, 2020 DARIEN — For those who are food insecure on a tight budget, the first thing to skip is often the fresh produce aisle, according to Person-to-Person Executive Director Nancy Coughlin. “Fresh food, especially organic food — it is hard to …

An Open Love Letter to Our Volunteers

As much as the world has changed over the past year, one thing that has remained constant is the hard work and gracious nature of the volunteers who give their time to Person-to-Person (P2P). Or more accurately, give their time to P2P’s 28,000 clients. While so much of the past year fostered feelings of confusion, …

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Person-to-Person to Host Inaugural Charity Golf Outing

Greenwich’s Stanwich Club is Site for Golf Fundraiser on Thursday, June 3, 2021   Press Release: Darien, CT (April 19, 2021) – Person-to-Person (P2P) will hold its inaugural golf outing on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the prestigious Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Funds raised through this event will support P2P’s mission to provide individuals …

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Make the Future Bloom: Summer Camperships

What are your hopes for summer this year? The pandemic has changed so much of our daily lives, especially for our children. They lost childhood experiences that make growing up memorable and fun.  This year more than ever low-income families right here in lower Fairfield County need our assistance. As many families are struggling to …

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