United Way of West Central Connecticut’s Annual Joy of Sharing Program has been providing food and toys to needy children, teens, and families in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, and Plymouth/Terryville for over seventeen years.
In November 2017, United Way collected hundreds of food items for distribution to area food pantries.
United Way is now calling for donors to support its annual Joy of Sharing Program’s Toy Drive. United Way is asking for your help to make positive changes in the lives of local individuals and families by donating toys and gifts for children ages 3 to 14.
If you and/or your company are willing to participate, donations will be accepted on the following dates/times:
•Wednesday, December 6th – 9 AM to 4 PM and
•Thursday, December 7th – 9 AM to 4 PM.
Please contact Kimberly Carmelich, Resource Development Coordinator, at United Way (860) 582-9559 X407 or email@example.com to sign up or with any questions.
Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61
BROOKLYN — Christopher Lamb stood before a judge Friday morning facing 51 charges. The 25-year-old is accused of trying to threaten and coerce more than 20 women and girls into sending him nude photos of themselves. State’s Attorney Lou Louba said the arrest came after a years-long investigation. “It was ongoing for a number of years,” said Louba. “Because of their hard work and their dedication in following this through to the end, we were able to locate all 20 […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired ex-FBI director Andrew McCabe just two days after his retirement, ending the career of an official who rose to the second position in the investigative agency. More recently, President Donald Trump had frequently criticized him accusing him of deceiving the internal investigators of the Department of Justice. McCabe was expected to retire this Sunday, on his 50th birthday, when he would be eligible to receive early retirement benefits. But the dismissal this Friday could […]
FARMINGTON — It may be a far cry from March Madness, but based on the crowds at UConn Medical Center Friday, you’d never be able to tell they were actually gathered for “Match Madness.” The pressure filled event known as “Match Day” happens at medical schools across the country., when fourth-year students learn if they’ve been admitted to their doctoral residency programs. As the clock struck noon Friday, about 84 UConn med students opened their envelopes and made their matches. […]
MERIDEN — A city school bus became disabled in the middle of a busy street during the Friday afternoon commute. While dropping off students at home for the weekend, the driver unsuccessfully attempted to turn on to Graveline Avenue from West Main Street in Meriden. The bus bottomed out while maneuvering up a steep grade, pinning its back end to the ground. Police arrived on scene at about 3 p.m. to investigate and manage traffic. They closed the intersection for […]