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Middlesex United Way

Middlesex United Way


About Us

Middlesex United Way is a locally based organization dedicated to strengthening lives, helping people, and improving community conditions in the fifteen towns in Middlesex County. Middlesex united way serves the towns of Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook.

With our partners, we work to create real, lasting change. We support community programs and initiatives that help those in need and also prevent problems from happening in the first place.


By cultivating leadership and partnerships, bringing resources together, and investing in our community, Middlesex United Way acts as a catalyst to achieve measurable, positive impact in education, health, housing and financial stability.

• All those who reside in Middlesex County live in a healthy, vibrant, inclusive, and thriving community.

• All sectors of our county are invested in and working in partnership to improve the quality of life for all.

• All those who reside in Middlesex County are aware of and able to access supports related to education, health, housing and financial stability.

Rep/Contact Info

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Madison Baranoski
Director of Community Impact
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William Hall
Marketing & Communications
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Desmond Mahario
Director of Finance and Administration
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Whitney Mooney
Director of Development
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Karen Renner
Administrative Assistant
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Shawonda Swain
President & CEO