Category: Philanthropy

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…

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Honors Filling in the Blanks Volunteers for Heroic Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic

Norwalk, CT – Stepping Stones Museum for Children honored Filling in the Blanks volunteers in June for their heroic commitment to helping hungry children as part of its grassroots “We ‘Heart’ Our CommUNITY” commemorative tile campaign to thank local organizations and individuals helping local communities get through the COVID-19 crisis. “We are thrilled to shine…

Building One Community Officially Says Goodbye to Catalina Horak and Welcomes Anka Badurina, Ph.D. as Executive Director

Stamford, CT – Building One Community staff, board members, local officials, and partners gathered at the center in Stamford to celebrate Catalina Horak, outgoing Executive Director, and welcome Anka Badurina, Ph.D., incoming Executive Director. Over the past decade, Horak has been the driver behind Building One Community and the passionate voice behind an expanding and…

First County Bank Foundation Awards Three High School Seniors with Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award Scholarships

STAMFORD, CT – First County Bank recently announced this year’s recipients of the Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award scholarships. This annual award honors Fairfield County high school students who consistently demonstrate good citizenship at school, at home and in the community. The program awards scholarships to three deserving students, and is designed to recognize and…

Western Connecticut Military Officers Association Announces the 2020 “Young American Awards”

FAIRFIELD, CT – The Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA), Quest Diagnostics and Patriot Bank, N.A., are honored to announce the 45th annual Young American Awards. This prestigious program will recognize high school seniors, nominated from over 20 Fairfield County high schools, who demonstrate outstanding leadership, academic success and community service at a “virtual” awards…

Burger Dash Helps Stamford Seniors Stay Connected

STAMFORD, CT – In honor of National Hamburger Day today, the Stamford Senior Center offered a complimentary drive-through grab-and-go burger lunch for its members, and members of the Church of Archangels Senior Group. The lunch, dubbed a ‘Burger Dash,’ was provided to approximately 150 seniors, and was held at the Church of Archangels in Stamford.…