The trustees of the Elizabeth Raymond Ambler Trust recently awarded a $7,500 grant to Person-to-Person for the agency’s Emergency Assistance Program.

Through the Emergency Assistance Program, P2P offers a safety net to low-income and food-insecure residents of Fairfield County, including Wilton, in the form of financial assistance, food, clothing, casework counseling and access to a variety of inter-connected services, including assistance with budgeting, advocacy for benefits and referrals to partner agencies.

According to Troy Ellen Dixon, head of marketing and communications for P2P, “This is the first time that Person-to-Person has submitted a grant proposal to Ambler Trust and we are most grateful for this generous award.”

Person-to-Person, Inc. was established in 1968 to provide low-income individuals and families living in 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.