United Way of Meriden & Wallingford coordinates
the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) locally and directed $52,663 to local
agencies. This funding plays an important role in meeting the most
basic and emergency needs for food and shelter for individuals and families.
Last year hundreds of people were helped, and a number of them were able to
improve their lives as a result of the timely support they received. Emergency Food and Shelter Program recipient agencies are: