Category: Philanthropy

Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces  Two New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Willie McBride, Jr. and Ramon Peralta. These appointments bring the total number of current HCCF Board members to eighteen. HCCF assists Housatonic Community College and its students by expanding access to quality, affordable higher…

Abilis Hosts “Home Is Where the Heart Is”

Abilis, the nonprofit that serves and supports more than 800 individuals with special needs and their families from birth throughout their lives, is hosting “Home Is Where the Heart Is” — an online community cause appeal — that culminates on April 30 with an online celebration hosted by choreographer, dancer and fitness professional Billy Blanks…

CT Nonprofit Hosts Discussion on Attending College with a Substance Use Disorder

SIMSBURY, CT – For most students, attending college is an exciting time, a time for gaining independence, making new friends, and transitioning into adulthood. For others, it can be overwhelming, especially for someone recovering from a substance use disorder. There are many new challenges to face, like fitting in with the other students, maintaining class…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to elect new Chairman of the Board Douglas E. Hempstead to succeed Patsy R. Brescia

Norwalk, CT – Douglas E. Hempstead, Vice Chairman of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees, succeeding longtime LMMM Chairman Patsy R. Brescia, who served for over a decade and led the museum during a period of remarkable growth. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Brescia led the fundraising efforts…

First County Bank Foundation Now Accepting Annual CommunityFirst Grant Applications

Online Applications due by 3/31/22 STAMFORD, CT – First County Bank Foundation announces that applications for the Annual CommunityFirst grant program are now being accepted. Eligible nonprofit organizations must submit their application online by the deadline of March 31, 2022. To be eligible for consideration, organizations must serve the communities of Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Fairfield,…