Category: Philanthropy

LiveGirl Partners with United State of Women and  Mill River Park Collaborative to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

Stamford, CT – Nonprofits LiveGirl, the United State of Women (USOW), and the Mill River Park Collaborative are joining forces to celebrate the International Day of the Girl on Saturday, October 9th. The event, under the theme, “My Voice, Our Equal Future,” will provide plenty of inspirational opportunities to experience firsthand what adolescent girls see…

Minks to Sinks Returns October 2-4

Wilton, CT – It’s back! The epic tag sale thousands of donors, consignors, collectors, and bargain-hunters wait for each year is returning October 2-4. Thousands of items from children’s toys to clothing, furniture to housewares, will be on sale in Wilton during the twice-yearly Minks to Sinks sale. Proceeds benefit Family & Children’s Agency (FCA),…

Alumna gifts great-great-grandfather’s Civil War letters to WCSU

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University recently received a donation of about 130 letters written as correspondence during the American Civil War. WCSU alumna Carol Lieto ’99, donated the letters, which were penned by her great-great-grandfather Joseph Dobbs Bishop. Bishop was a Danbury soldier during the American Civil War, serving as the chief musician…

Pacific House 20th Annual Celebration on October 21

STAMFORD, CT – Pacific House, a leader in ending homelessness in Fairfield County, is proud to announce their largest fundraiser of the year, the Pacific House 20th Annual Celebration. On Thursday, October 21st the region’s most socially-minded residents and community leaders will gather together in-person and online to celebrate the work that Pacific House does…

Connecticut Jewish Federations Form Regional Security Partnership with Secure Community Network

Greenwich, New Haven, Stamford, and Western CT Federations Launch Regional Security Program; Former FBI Special Agent Tapped to Lead the Effort New Haven, CT – To better protect members of the Jewish communities who attend area synagogues, day schools, and other facilities in the area, the leadership of the Jewish Federations in Southern and Western…