United Way of Southington is planning its annual Kick-Off breakfast on Wed., Sept. 14 at the Manor Inn starting at 7:30 a.m. Business and community leaders are being invited to attend and enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
“This event officially kicks off our annual drive for financial support for the 2016-17 year that is used to assist more than a dozen agencies that help Southington people,” said United Way Executive Director Jack Eisenmann.
The agency is seeking financial support from corporate and private businesses as well as individuals. United Way sponsors several community events throughout the year and has a board of 20 volunteer directors. Eisenmann stated that the agency’s annual budget depends on contributions from the public. “Our assistance to the agencies that support Southington citizens relies on these donations,” he added.
Funds support (A.L.I.C.E.), Assert, Limited, Income, Constrained, Employed Southington individuals and families. Approximately 25 percent of the local population is financially challenged to meet basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, transportation and child care.
For more information about United Way and the Kick-Off breakfast go to the website at unitedwayofsouthington.org. For additional information please call 860-628-4565. United Way is located at Factory Square, Center Street.