Category: Philanthropy

Stamford Senior Center Hosts Grand Reopening

STAMFORD, CT – The Stamford Senior Center held a grand reopening last month, welcoming seniors back in person to the vital resource they have come to rely upon. On July 6th the center, located on the second floor of Stamford’s Government Center, opened its doors after more than a yearlong closure due to the COVID-19…

New Executive Director Joins Future 5

Stamford, CT – It is with great enthusiasm that Future 5’s Board Chair Christopher Wright announced that Amanda Dubois-Mwake has been named Future 5’s new Executive Director. Following an extensive five-month search by Future 5’s Executive Search Committee, Amanda will begin her leadership succession on July 1, taking over from Rachel Dewey, who will be…

Inclusion, Independence, Individualization create Ideal Residential Options for Many People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

ARI, CLASP Homes, and STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way are three Fairfield County non-profit agencies who, for over a half century, share a common mission in their desire to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) the same opportunities as their typical peers. How many of us have dreamed of having our own home…

Dudley N. Williams, JR, President and CEO of the Mill River Park Collaborative in Stamford, passed away on Friday

Late Friday afternoon, we learned that Dudley Williams, Jr, the President and CEO of the Mill River Park Collaborative in Stamford, passed away after a long illness. Stamford lost a great man who always worked tirelessly for the better of the community and will be missed. Following is the official statement from the Collaborative:. Dudley…

Impact Fairfield County awards $248,000 in grants to local nonprofits

GREENWICH, CT – Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC), the area’s premiere women’s collective giving circle, awarded two $100,000 Core Mission Grants to Hall Neighborhood House (Bridgeport) and INTEMPO (Stamford). Impact FFC also awarded three $16,000 unrestricted general operating grants to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County (Bridgeport), Person-to-Person (Darien), and Women’s Mentoring Network (Stamford). The winners…

Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund Benefit  10% off clothing at Alice + Olivia, Greenwich Avenue + 10% to GPDSF

Right now, it is the time of year when students receive their college admissions notices and scholarship funding packages. Scholarship money can make all the difference to a young person’s education. The Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund (GPSF) grants scholarship money to qualifying students of current Greenwich Police Officers. They are asking the community to…

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Elected to Westport Country Playhouse’s Board of Trustees

Johnna G. Torsone Named Honorary Trustee; Anna Czekaj-Farber Elected Chair Alisyn Camerota, journalist, author, anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” and Westport, CT resident, is elected to the board of trustees at Westport Country Playhouse. In her three decades in journalism, Camerota has covered stories nationally and internationally, earning an Emmy Award for her…