Category: Philanthropy

Webster Banker Named to American Bankers Association Foundation Board

WATERBURY, CT – Webster Bank is pleased to announce Kathy Luria, senior vice president, Community Affairs, director of philanthropy, has been named to the American Bankers Association Foundation Board of Directors. The ABA Community Engagement Foundation, known as the ABA Foundation, is a 501(c)3 corporation. Through its leadership, partnerships and national programs, the foundation supports…

The Salvation Army Will Deliver Meals To Seniors In Need Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

HARTFORD, CT – The Salvation Army will deliver 700 meals to seniors in need in Hartford, East Hartford, West Hartford, Bloomfield, Newington, Windsor and Wethersfield on Thanksgiving Day. Volunteers will arrive starting at 9:00 am at The Salvation Army located at 217-225 Washington Street in Hartford. Meal deliveries will begin at 10:00 am. “We recognize…

Marie Hakmiller of Willimantic to Receive AARP’s Highest Volunteer Honor in Connecticut

Andrus Award for Community Service Honors Outstanding Volunteers Age 50-Plus AARP Connecticut is pleased to announce Marie Hakmiller of Willimantic has been selected to receive the 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious state volunteer award, for her outstanding volunteerism and commitment to the community. Ms. Hakmiller will be presented with the…

Americares Awards $250,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

Stamford, CT – Americares has awarded $250,000 to nonprofit organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Twenty-five free and charitable clinics were each awarded $10,000 grants. The funds will be used to purchase critically needed personal protective equipment, increase COVID-19 testing and screening capabilities, implement telehealth services, hire additional medical staff and…

Americares Earns Highest Charity Navigator Rating

Stamford, CT – For the fifth consecutive year, Americares has earned a 4-star rating—the highest possible—from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Only 16 percent of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations. “We are honored…

The Salvation Army in Connecticut and Walmart Create More Opportunities for People to Help “Rescue Christmas” This Holiday Season

CONNECTICUT, CT – To help meet the unprecedented level of need this holiday season, Walmart and The Salvation Army in Connecticut are working together to make it even easier for people to help others this Christmas. Building upon a 40-year relationship of supporting people in need during the holiday season, Walmart and The Salvation Army…

FCA@Home: Family & Children’s Agency’s First-Ever Virtual Gathering, October 16, 2020

Norwalk, CT – Family & Children’s Agency’s (FCA) first-ever virtual event, FCA@Home will take place on Friday, October 16, 2020. The virtual event, which is open to the public, will bring together donors and supporters across Fairfield County and beyond from the comfort of their own homes to learn about FCA’s Covid-19 Response and how…