Person-to-Person 2017

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Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls Coming to Person-to-Person Lunch Event in Darien

Jeannette Walls author The Glass Castle contributed 09-09-17
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Jeannette Walls, author of the bestselling book “The Glass Castle,” a memoir of resilience and redemption, will be the keynote speaker at Person-to-Person’s “Transforming Lives Luncheon,” a fundraising event for the organization on Oct. 26. (more…) Continue Reading →

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At Last Weekend’s Food Drive, Rain Held Down Donations, But You Can Still Give Food: Letter

Stamp Out Hunger Logo NALC 05-11-17
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Still have a bag from last weekend’s food drive? You can take it to the Post Office this week or to Person-to-Person at or 1864 Post Road. They could really use it after the rain depressed regular donations by 20 percent. Here’s a letter from P2P’s director:

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Leave a Bag of Groceries at Your Mailbox Saturday, for Letter Carriers’ P2P Food Drive

P2P National Association of Letter Carriers food drive 05-11-17
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Darien residents are encouraged to leave a bag of groceries at their mailbox on Saturday morning, May 13. With 9 percent of Fairfield County households living below the poverty level — and another 23 percent struggling to afford the basic needs of food, clothing and shelter — hunger and food insecurity is an issue for many of our neighbors. Since 1992, Person-to-Person has been the designated recipient of grocery donations collected in Darien during the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Opus Luncheon Honoring Alumnae, March 1, Raises Money for Balloons for Campers Day

Halstead Opus Person-to-Person 02-06-17
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The Opus Luncheon Honoring Alumnae, which is sponsored by Halstead Property, LLC and Barrett Bookstore, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 1 at The Country Club of Darien. Local author Sara Goff will serve as keynote speaker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Too Many Holiday Donations for Person-to-Person to Handle for Now

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How’s this for a problem a charity is fortunate to have? Person-to-Person received so many clothing donations, household items, toys and other items this past holiday season that it’s holding off on accepting any more for now, the 48-year-old organization announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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