2017 LIVE UNITED Celebration

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2017 LIVE UNITED Celebration

Register today to be with us as we honor the incredible institutions and individuals who dedicate their time, talent and financial resources to helping all of Connecticut's families thrive.

Tuesday, May 23rd from 3-5 pm
at the Schelfhaudt Gallery at the University of Bridgeport in the Arnold Bernhard Center

With your help we are:

Tackling the ravaging effects of poverty on children and families
Confronting the education inequity in Coastal Fairfield County
Breaking down the barriers that keep children from achieving their potential
Inspiring youth to embrace their future!

2017 Event Honoroees

Collective Impact Leadership Award
Mary Pat Healy, Senior Program Director, Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition: The Center for Research and Advocacy at Lifebridge Community Services

The Elizabeth Roberts Changing the Odds for Children Award
Rhonda Kiest, President & CEO, Stepping Stones Museum for Children

The Madison Sayles Neighbors Helping Neighbors Award
Adam Bovilsky, Director, Human Relations & Fair Rent Department, City of Norwalk & Co-Chair, Opening Doors Fairfield County
Reverned Cass Shaw, President & CEO, The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport & Tri-Chair Bridgeport Prospers

The August F. Serra Community Engagement Award For a Lifetime of Excellence in Community Engagement Work
Adrienne Farrar Houel, President & CEO Greater Bridgeport Communtiy Enterprises, Inc. (GBCE)

The Norman Leeds GivingBack to the Community Awards

Chairman's Circle Partnership

  • Aquarion
  • Enterprise Rent -A-Car
  • GE
  • People's United Bank
  • Pepperidge Farm
  • Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company

Outstanding Performance in the 2016-2017 Campaign
Our Partners Who Collectively Helped Raise $3.8 Million for United Way