United Way Night at the Connecticut Sun June 8

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is teaming up with the Connecticut Sun to host a United Way Night on Thursday, June 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Sun will take on the Las Vegas Aces, the reigning WNBA champions. United Way will receive $5 for every ticket sold to benefit the organization’s vital network of health and human service programs and initiatives.

The June 8 game is A Night of Distinction when excellence in sports will be celebrated with special appearances from Olympic Medalists and New England Champions. Additionally, the first 2,500 fans will receive a Connecticut Sun foam finger.
The game against Las Vegas will be a rematch of last year's WNBA finals. The Aces' roster features Kelsey Plum, Candace Parker, and last year's MVP of the finals, Chelsea Gray.

Click here to purchase tickets. Two levels of seating are available.

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is a locally-based non-profit organization supporting a network of health and human services, programs, and initiatives in New London County that work together to help people in need and improve community conditions. Supported programs make an impact in four areas: Basic Needs; Community Wellness; Promoting Independence; and Thriving Children.

United Way operates the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center which provides food to a network of free emergency food programs in New London County and a Mobile Pantry, at no cost to those in need. United Way supports 2-1-1 Connecticut for free information and referral 24/7 and Project Warm-up for one-time, emergency heating assistance. Visit United Way online at www.uwsect.org.