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Abilis, PTAC Receive COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Grants

The Greenwich United Way’s Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund issued a $25,800 grant to the PTA Council (PTAC) – the umbrella organization formed by the 15 PTAs of the Greenwich Public Schools – and a second grant to Abilis in the amount of $15,000. PTAC is using the grant to provide breakfast and lunch for Greenwich students who receive free and reduced lunch during the school year. Abilis’ second grant will cover PPE and staffing support for Greenwich participants. The fund has now provided $416,064 of aid across 18 organizations helping Greenwich residents in need. read more...

Community Relief Fund Issues Grants for BGCG, River House

The Greenwich United Way’s Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund issued its third round of grants totaling $51,500 for Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (BGCG) and River House. BGCG will use the grant for virtual club online activities for students, food support and computers. The River House grant will go toward the adult day center’s distance care program for seniors. read more...

COVID-19 Community Relief Second Round of Grants Issued

The Greenwich United Way’s Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund issued its second round of grants totaling $13,500 for Kids In Crisis and Meals on Wheels. The GUW Board of Directors and Grants Committee volunteers, including Greenwich selectperson Jill Oberlander, continues to review proposals from local agencies, conducting a deep dive into each organization’s financials, and assessing the specific recovery-related needs. read more...

Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Grants Issued

The Greenwich United Way’s Greenwich COVID-19 Community Relief Fund issued its first round of grants totaling $113,511. The initial grants were given to Abilis, Filling in the Blanks, Food Rescue US, Jewish Family Services and YWCA of Greenwich. The GUW Board of Directors and Grants Committee volunteers, including Greenwich selectperson Jill Oberlander, reviewed proposals from local agencies, conducted a deep dive into each organization’s financials, and assessed the recovery needs. read more...