Mahogany Tillman Receives MLK Scholarship from P2P

The annual P2P MLK Scholarship was presented on January 20th at a ceremony honoring Dr. King, hosted by Stamford NAACP. As part of P2P’s Scholarship Program, the MLK award recognizes the achievements of a college senior who demonstrates a commitment to service along with academic accomplishments.⠀ ⠀ This year’s scholarship recipient is Norwalk resident Mahogany …

Mentoring 4 Success: Finding and Celebrating Strengths

Earlier this month, our Mentoring 4 Success participants gathered for a Lunch & Learn session facilitated by Executive and Career Coach, Kim Bealle. As part of a StrengthsFinder Workshop, students and mentors identified their unique strengths and talents and learned how to apply them, celebrate them, and how they can be used to enhance the …

NBC Sports Group Adopts “Phil the Truck”

In December, NBC Sports Group took on the unique role of adopting “Phil the Truck” – our Stamford Mobile Food Pantry During the first week of December, our mobile food pantry was powered by support and volunteers from NBC Sports Group, headquartered in Stamford. NBC employees spent the week on the truck, working in various …

A Letter from Sandra

Please take a moment to make your year end gift today! Hello, My name is Sandra and I am a single mother of two amazing kids – a toddler and an eight year old. At times, life can be really challenging as a single mother. Even with a full-time job, it feels like a fight …

Sharing the Bounty of the Season at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of our blessings and share the bounty of the harvest. This Thanksgiving, hundreds of local residents did just that by contributing food, turkeys, gift cards, reusable shopping bags and volunteer hours to Person-to-Person to provide close to 1,000 families with healthy and bountiful Thanksgiving dinners. Grateful families and …

On GivingTuesday, Pledge Your Time to P2P

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities! Put simply, it’s a day that encourages people to do good – year round! We ask that you join with us on what we’re calling GivingTimeTuesday by making or renewing your pledge to volunteer with P2P in 2020! …

Milestone: One Million Meals

Last month, our food assistance program reached a significant milestone: as of October 25, our three food pantries in Darien, Norwalk, and Stamford had provided enough groceries in 2019 for 1,000,000 home-cooked meals. With 1 in 10 people in the Stamford/Norwalk area experiencing food insecurity – meaning not knowing where their next meal is coming from – our pantries …

P2P Spotlight: Holiday Toy Store Committee

P2P’s dedicated Toy Store Committee works tirelessly year-round to coordinate our annual Holiday Toy Store, which provides the opportunity for P2P families to choose toys, books, and games for their children during the holiday season. In 2018, nearly 2,000 children received gifts as part of this event. “Toy Store is the best part of the …

Person-to-Person 2018 Annual Report is Released

Person-to-Person is pleased to share our 2018 Annual Report which provides an overview of a milestone year – our 50th anniversary. After 50 years, our mission remains at the forefront of all we do. In 2018, we served more than 24,000 individuals, and provided enough nutritious food from our pantries for close to one million …

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