How are we responding?

United Way steps up whenever our community need us. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of us and we are committed to ensure individuals and families have access to essential resources and services. Your support is essential for us to have a positive impact in our communities, especially during this crisis.

Let’s work together, let’s stay United!

Meriden-Wallingford Community Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund

A support fund in partnership with the Meriden-Wallingford Community Foundation that will provide financial support to local agencies and non-profits in the region. This fund will allow these agencies and non-profits to mobilize and respond quickly to the growing needs of the community to ensure people have access to basic resources such as housing, food, energy assistance and health services.


Agencies who seek to receive financial funding from the Meriden-Wallingford Community Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund, please complete the funding application form below.

CT United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund

A partnership with our fellow United Ways throughout the state to jointly assist our community during these challenging times. This fund will provide financial resources to individuals and families who need it to pay for food, utilities and other basics necessities, including those who are out of work or have reduced hours.


Want to help more?

Local agencies and non-profit are at the forefront serving our most vulnerable community members. You can help with donations of various types during the pandemic and help us support these agencies. See our list of agencies bellow for more infromation about the items they currently need.

Let’s help together, let’s stay United!


Key Information

Governor Ned Lamont has provided daily briefing to update the general public of Covid-19 updates for the state of Connecticut. You can stay up to date with the Governor Administration, news and updates visiting the Office of Governor Lamont page.  

The Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) page provides essential Covid-19 information including safety and prevention guidelines, as well as other information about health resources available in the country.


Meet the need

The Meriden-Wallingford United Way is working closely with local agencies and non-profits to ensure our community has access to essential needs. If you would like to help and donate items here is a list of some of the most needed goods. Please contact Diana Reilly at or call (203) 235-4403 to make donations and for more information.

Food items for their pantry

Plastic bags for food distribution

Non-perishable food items

Non-perishable food items

Grocery stores gift cards

Non-perishable food items