United Way of Coastal Fairfield County has awarded two 2018 Neighbors Helping Neighbors grants to Person-to-Person. The $10,000 grant is for the Emergency Assistance Program. The $9,000 grant is for the P2P Food Pantry.
In the award letter, United Way acknowledged the coordination, collaboration and data collection of P2P and other grant recipients in an effort to improve services for clients. Cathy DeCesare, senior vice president of strategic initiatives, wrote, “We thank you for your role in creating a system of services that prevents homelessness and increases access to healthy food for families that struggle to survive in Coastal Fairfield County.”