Paula Gilberto | President & CEO, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

By Sean Teehan September 10, 2018

What are the most pressing issues in Greater Hartford that could be helped by United Way?

Too many households are struggling to make ends meet — unable to afford the basics such as food, housing, child care, health care and transportation. United Way coined the acronym ALICE to describe these households: asset limited, income constrained, employed. ALICE household income ($78,000 for a household of four) is above the Federal Poverty Level, but below financial security. Our United Way and its partners are working to ensure ALICE has affordable, quality child care, access to health care and opportunities to secure good-paying jobs.

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