Category: Philanthropy

Stamford Native Joins Future 5 as Development Manager

Nicole Kolenberg has joined Future 5 as Development Manager, it was announced by Future 5 Executive Director Amanda Dubois-Mwake. In her new role, Nicole will be responsible for growing the organization’s fundraising efforts and expanding the organization’s ties to the community. “We are delighted to have Nicole on board,” notes Dubois-Mwake, “she has the right…

It’s GrahamBerries Time! Abilis to Sell Delicious Organic Blueberries Throughout Greenwich

Starting Monday, July 11, and available while supplies last, the popular GrahamBerries are back at Abilis! These delicious farm-fresh organic blueberries are sold at several locations around Greenwich, including Abilis Gardens & Gifts, The Café at Greenwich Library, the Island Beach Concession stand, the Cos Cob Firehouse, the Old Greenwich Farmers Market and with other…

Merryall Center for the Arts Receives “Pride in the Hills” Grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation

The grant recognizes the Merryall Center for its support of LGBTQ+ people in the greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills area New Milford, Conn. (May 24, 2022) – The Merryall Center, est. 1951, recently received a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation Pride in the Hills Fund. The Fund awards grants to entities whose work supports,…

Fairfield County Bank continues partnership with CRA Partners Senior Crimestoppers

Ridgefield, CT – Fairfield County Bank joined with CRA Partners to help vulnerable seniors by funding the Senior Crimestoppers program to protect those who live and work in Augustus Manor in Stamford and the Bridgeport Elderly Apartments. CRA Partners, powered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, is a national organization that offers banks federally…

Stamford EMS Celebrates 30 Years of Service  and Honors National EMS Week With A Special Awards Ceremony

STAMFORD, CT – On Wednesday, May 18, over 120 community members gathered together to help Stamford EMS celebrate its 30th anniversary of serving the City of Stamford. The event, held at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, included a special award ceremony and recognition of National EMS Week. The topflight nonprofit organization has a lot…

CT Humanities to Award Generous Quick Grant to Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum for New Exhibition on Sustainable Fashion

Norwalk, CT – Connecticut Humanities has awarded a $4,999 Quick Grant to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in support of a new exhibition titled, Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America, which will open to the public on May 19, 2022. Dr. Jason Mancini, executive director at CT Humanities said, “Congratulations to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion…

Dedicated couple donate $20 million towards new Norwalk Hospital Patient Pavilion

Pillars of the community, Carol and George Bauer continue their legacy of giving and enhancing health and wellness services at Norwalk Hospital NORWALK, CT – Carol and George Bauer have generously donated $20 million towards construction of Norwalk Hospital’s new Patient Pavilion. The Bauer Family Pavilion is Norwalk Hospital’s largest expansion project in its history,…