Category: Philanthropy

Stamford’s Americares Marks One Year of COVID-19 Response

Stamford, CT – As COVID-19 infected millions around the world and forced families into isolation, Americares launched into action, responding in more than 30 countries with critically needed protective gear and training for frontline health workers. Since launching its response last February, the health-focused relief and development organization has dedicated every resource to ensure health workers stay…

A Record-Breaking Fairfield County’s Giving Day Raises $2.25 Million for Nearly 400 Local Nonprofits

14,828 Individuals Generously Contribute to Region’s Biggest Day of Philanthropy, Powered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Norwalk, CT – Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) today announced record-breaking results for its 8th annual Fairfield County’s Giving Day, which was held yesterday, Thursday, February 25, 2021. A total $2,250,154 was raised from 14,828 donors who made 21,187…

American Red Cross welcomes new board members

FARMINGTON, CT – The American Red Cross in Connecticut is proud to announce the recent addition of six new members to its organization’s Board of Directors. Board members are chosen based on their commitment to the Red Cross mission in combination with their individual expertise, experience, and willingness to serve the needs of the board.…

FCA Corporate Partnerships Help 300 Families

Each year, Family & Children’s Agency (FCA) hosts holiday events for clients sponsored by generous corporations and donors in the community. From parties for children to a holiday bazaar where clients can “shop” for basic care needs at no cost, these events bring our community together and create special holiday memories. In 2020, due to…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Young Writers to Write Fiction on Renowned Scientists Visiting the Mansion

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its eighth annual Young Writers’ Competition on February 1, 2021. The competition titled, A Scientist Visits the Mansion, will end on June 4, 2021 with an awards ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. The competition is open to all middle school students sixth through eighth grade…

Americares Names Stephanie Kauffman Deputy Development Director for Strategic Partnerships

Stamford, CT – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, has welcomed Stephanie Kauffman as its new deputy development director, strategic partnerships. In this role, Kauffman is responsible for scaling the growth of corporate, foundation, individual and public fundraising initiatives, as well as cultivating strategic partnerships. Kauffman will lead the organization’s partnerships growth strategy, new…