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5/28/2015 - Answer the call! Wellbeing phone survey takes just 15 minutes


Answer the Call!

WATERBURY, CT – May 22, 2015 – You may soon receive a phone call for the 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey. Please answer the phone and take the short, 15-minute survey which will help improve our community. Responses are anonymous and completely confidential.

 The information from the survey will help create America's largest community well-being survey – with nearly 20,000 interviews happening in all towns and cities in Connecticut and some in New York through the fall. You can expect questions about:

  • your quality of life
  • your happiness
  • the health of your community and neighborhood

 Calls will come from Siena College in New York and will typically appear with a 518 area code. Look for it -- and answer the call!

 The following community and health organizations have collaborated with DataHaven and over 100 major community and charitable organizations across the state of Connecticut to make this survey possible:


Bridge to Success Community Partnership

Chesprocott Health District

City of Waterbury Health Department

Connecticut Community Foundation

Greater Waterbury Health Improvement Partnership

Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments

Pomperaug Health District

Saint Mary's Hospital

Saunders Fund for the Sick & Infirm of Naugatuck at the Connecticut Community Foundation

StayWell Health Center

United Way of Greater Waterbury

Waterbury Hospital

 About the Connecticut Community Foundation

Founded in 1923 as the Waterbury Foundation, the Connecticut Community Foundation was the first community foundation in the state.  Our mission is to foster creative partnerships that build rewarding lives and thriving communities.

Serving 21 towns in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, the Foundation administers more than 450 charitable funds established by local donors with combined assets of $90 million. Funds reflect a variety of philanthropic interests and support a range of giving opportunities in the arts, environment, health care, education, human services and women’s and children’s initiatives.

With this support, the Foundation provides grants and services to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students. Volunteers and staff offer their expertise by serving on committees and supporting special initiatives that effect positive change, growth and improve the quality of life in our region. For more information, please visit