Category: Philanthropy

The Ridgefield Playhouse celebrates 20 years

Although they had to close their doors to inside shows on March 13th, move/cancel more than 120 shows so far (equaling a loss of more than $3 million in ticket income), and cancel their Summer Gala, the other big fundraiser that they depend on, The Ridgefield Playhouse, a nonprofit theater in Ridgefield CT, is not…

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…

DART Holds 3rd Annual DART to the Finish Charity Walk – Virtually from Sept. 26 – Oct. 3

The third annual DART to the Finish charity walk to benefit Dana’s Angels Research Trust (DART) is scheduled for September 26 through October 3, 2020, and will be held virtually this year! DART is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based nonprofit that funds research for the rare childhood disease, Niemann-Pick type C (NPC), which is often referred to…

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…

Equal Justice Initiative receives a donation from St. Francis Episcopal Church in Stamford

In keeping with the times, today Rev. Mark Lingle, pastor of St. Francis Episcopal Church, presented a check for $38,000 by teleconference to Lendria Glass, development manager for the Equal Justice Initiative in Birmingham, AL. The Equal Justice Initiative www.eji.org was the 2020 beneficiary of St. Francis’ 8th Annual Miles For A Mission Race/Walk held…