First County Bank Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to Person-to-Person.
The Foundation, which awards grants to non-profits that support community and economic development for children and families, has been a long-time supporter of P2P. This year, the grant will be used for the Emergency Assistance Program, which provides food, clothing and financial assistance to meet immediate need and casework services to help clients achieve stability.
About Person-to-Person: Person-to-Person, Inc. was established in 1968 to provide low-income individuals and families living in Lower Fairfield County with basic emergency services. A community-supported agency, Person-to-Person is committed to helping clients achieve self-sufficiency through practical help, advocacy, education and problem-solving initiatives. Programs include Emergency Assistance, Campership and Scholarship. With offices in Darien and Norwalk, the Person-to-Person service area includes Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Weston, Westport and Wilton. More information may be found on the web.