Category: Philanthropy

Record Earnings For Homes for the Brave Signature Fundraiser  Over $108,000 Raised To Support Homeless Veterans

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Over 630 people from across the country participated in the 6th Annual Step OUT for the Brave challenge last month, raising a record-shattering $108,910 to help homeless and at-risk Veterans. The signature fundraiser for Bridgeport’s Homes for the Brave (HFTB) organization was expanded this year to a virtual format, allowing even more…

STAR Rubino Family Center Announces Expanded Birth through Early Childhood Intervention Beginning September 1

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is launching an expanded, multi-lingual program for children experiencing, or at risk of, developmental delays. The enhanced program, generously supported in part by The Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation, and other generous grants expands services from birth through age five, with additional service options for children…

Connecticut Food Bank to Distribute Food for 7,500 Meals August 20 in Milford at Cornerstone Christian Center

Wallingford, CT – Connecticut Food Bank and Cornerstone Christian Center will hold a drive-through food distribution at Cornerstone Christian Center, 349 Wheelers Farms Road in Milford on Thursday, August 20, from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. This event will provide enough food for approximately 7,500 meals. The distribution will be a contactless, drive-through event, to follow social…

Connecticut Food Bank to Distribute Food for 30,000 Meals August 19 in New London

Distributions are in partnership with New London Mayor’s Office Wallingford, CT – Two Connecticut Food Bank mobile food distributions will be held in New London on Wednesday, August 19. These events will provide enough food for approximately 30,000 meals. The distributions, in partnership with New London Mayor Michael Passero, will take place at Fort Trumbull…

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Honors Filling in the Blanks Volunteers for Heroic Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic

Norwalk, CT – Stepping Stones Museum for Children honored Filling in the Blanks volunteers in June for their heroic commitment to helping hungry children as part of its grassroots “We ‘Heart’ Our CommUNITY” commemorative tile campaign to thank local organizations and individuals helping local communities get through the COVID-19 crisis. “We are thrilled to shine…