Create Healthy Bodies and Minds for Children in Need
New Haven children and families are struggling with food insecurity. Good health, including proper nutrition throughout childhood, is foundational to a child’s ability to read and learn. Studies show that healthy children are better prepared to learn in school and succeed in life.
Help support the access and availability
of nutritious meals for children
during out of school time.
Did You Know?
- Connecticut has the highest increase in food insecurity along with the widest education achievement gap and the second largest income disparity in the nation.
- More than 75% of New Haven public school students qualify for free and reduced price meals.
- The New Haven Schools Food Truck, in partnership with United Way, delivers two free meals a day to children during the summer months throughout New Haven to ensure that children have the nutrition they need for growing bodies and healthy brains.
370 James Street, Suite 403 New Haven
Stock Advantages Over Cash Your securities donation can deliver significant tax advantages over a cash donation, allowing you to fund the community issues you care about at a lower after-tax cost to you. The chart to the right depicts the difference between the after-tax cost of a gift of cash and a gift of stock. Assume that the stock was originally purchased at $250 (basis), the income tax rate is 27%, and the capital gains tax is 20%.
*For tax receipt purposes, actual stock valuation is based on the mean of the highest and lowest price on the day the stock is received by United Way. Gifts of stock will be liquidated when received, and brokerage fees will be deducted from the gross proceeds. The net proceeds will be disbursed to your charities. Learn more here.