Category: Philanthropy

Stamford Downtown partnered with Person-to-Person, ShopRite and New Wave Seafood To Donate Thanksgiving Meals to Stamford Families

STAMFORD, CT – On Sunday, November 22, Stamford Downtown partnered with Person-to-Person (P2P), ShopRite, New Wave Seafood and the Connecticut Office of Tourism to donate Thanksgiving meals to 500 Stamford families in need of help this holiday season. In light of the current pandemic, Stamford Downtown was not able to host the annual Stamford Downtown…

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…

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…

Artist Kate Emery Auctions Painting to Benefit INTEMPO and its Mission to Make Music Education Accessible and Inclusive

FARMINGTON, CT – Connecticut artist Kate Emery is auctioning an original oil painting to benefit INTEMPO, a Stamford-based organization devoted to making music education for children accessible, relevant and inclusive. The landscape painting, Sunset on the Beach – Costa Rica, depicts a vivid scene of Costa Rican mountains, sea and shore. Bids will be accepted…