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Caroline LaFleur

Community Advisor

Caroline LaFleur has long been involved with issues involving children and education in the greater Danbury area. She now works for the United Way of Western Connecticut and runs its popular Imagination Library program. 

Caroline LaFleur's Contributions

  1. United Way Honors Danbury Seniors For Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteering

    United Way Honors Danbury Seniors For Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteering

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Volunteers in Seniors Add Valuable Experience — better known as S.A.V.E. — have completed 5,580 hours in the past year in Danbury, and that community service is valued at $154,970, United Way of Western Connecticut announced. This service to the community is valued at $154,970. S.A.V.E. has been active in Danbury since 2008. This year, 36 residents participated in the ...

  2. Newtown Youth Earn President’s Volunteer Service Award

    Newtown Youth Earn President’s Volunteer Service Award

    DANBURY, Conn. – Twenty-three local youth were honored for their service with Youth Volunteer Corps of Western Connecticut, a program of United Way of Western Connecticut. The youth earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award for serving 50 or more hours at local nonprofits and community agencies in the greater Danbury area. The award recognizes and celebrates role models making a ...

  3. CEO Of United Way Serving Newtown Named To National ALICE Council

    CEO Of United Way Serving Newtown Named To National ALICE Council

    DANBURY, Conn. — Kim Morgan, chief executive officer of the United Way of Western Connecticut, has been named to the national ALICE Advisory Council. The council is a body of corporate and national organizations convened to elevate ALICE’s voice to a national level. United Way identifies ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) as people who, in many cases, work multiple jobs ...

  4. Abilis Receives Play To Learn Grant In Stamford

    Abilis Receives Play To Learn Grant In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- The United Way of Western Connecticut recently announced a grant award of $20,000 to Abilis, a nonprofit agency that runs family-centered programs for infants and toddlers in Stamford and Greenwich as part of its Birth to Three program. The grant will be used to bring “Play to Learn” playgroups to families who live in the KT Murphy Elementary School neighborhood in ...

  5. United Way Receives Grant To Help Danbury Kids Get Ready For Kindergarten

    United Way Receives Grant To Help Danbury Kids Get Ready For Kindergarten

    DANBURY, Conn. -- United Way of Western Connecticut has received a significant grant to help prepare incoming kindergartners at Park Avenue School in Danbury for a successful first year of school. The Grossman Family Foundation has awarded UWWC funds to support Kindergarten Summer Skills for at least 25 students who will be entering the school in the fall. The program will be held at ...

  6. Bethel Woman's Handmade Scarf Helps Healing For Paris Terror Victims

    Bethel Woman's Handmade Scarf Helps Healing For Paris Terror Victims

    BETHEL, Conn. — Bethel resident Karen Mello crocheted a scarf in colors of the French flag shortly after the terrorist attacks at a Paris nightclub, hoping it might comfort a survivor from the frightening November night.She later learned, however, that her scarf eventually touched and comforted thousands of French residents at a return concert by The Eagles of Death Metal in ...

  7. Bethel Mother-Daughter Wrap Tree In Rainbow As Tribute To Orlando Tragedy

    Bethel Mother-Daughter Wrap Tree In Rainbow As Tribute To Orlando Tragedy

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The 49 innocent lives lost in the Orlando nightclub shooting on June 12 have been mourned in many places all over the world -- from large outdoor arenas in big cities and now to a little tree on a small block in the tiny town of Bethel.Bethel resident Jen Sage-Robison and her high schooler daughter Ruby spent six hours decorating the leafless tree, which stands along ...

  8. United Way Welcomes New Members To Stamford Community Council

    United Way Welcomes New Members To Stamford Community Council

    STAMFORD, Conn. – The Stamford Community Council of United Way of Western Connecticut has added three new members to its council. Delphine Fairley, a community relations manager in the corporate affairs department of Nestlé Waters North America; Heath Durlester, manager of community engagement at Pitney Bowes; and Ryan Tougias, an attorney with Day Pitney in Stamford have joined the ...

  9. United Way Offers Board Training For Fairfield County Groups

    United Way Offers Board Training For Fairfield County Groups

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — United Way of Western Connecticut will host its BoardServe Western CT board candidate training on Friday in Stamford.The training is designed to boost the capacity of local nonprofit agencies by providing training for potential board members and for nonprofits in need of additional board members. The training will take place Friday from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at ...

  10. United Way Volunteers Tackle Projects In Bethel, Newtown On Day Of Action

    United Way Volunteers Tackle Projects In Bethel, Newtown On Day Of Action

    DANBURY, Conn. — United Way of Western Connecticut will mobilize nearly 470 volunteers from 23 local businesses and corporations as they demonstrate their commitment to volunteerism and community support by taking part in UWWC’s Annual Day of Action. Nearly 40 projects will be completed to benefit more than 20 nonprofit agencies on Thursday, June 2, in Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New ...

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