Category: Philanthropy

Norwalk Community College among CSCU institutions to donate PPE to frontline healthcare workers

Norwalk, CT – Norwalk Community College’s Hospital Simulation Unit, a high-tech teaching facility for nursing, respiratory and allied health workers, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline health care workers caring for victims of the COVID-19 virus in Connecticut.  NCC has donated 15,0000 medical gloves, 919 masks, and 130 gowns, and has lent three…

UI, SCG and CNG Donate $210,000 to Organizations Providing Community and Economic Relief in Connecticut

United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), today announced $210,000 in donations to community organizations that are working to ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Connecticut residents and businesses. This initial outlay in Connecticut is part of a broader $2 million commitment by AVANGRID to…

Human Services Council Celebrates April as Child Abuse Prevention Month Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Kari Pesavento (contributed photo/Human Services Council)Never before has Child Abuse Prevention Month had a more significant meaning than it does this year. In a time a great uncertainty, the Human Services Council is taking a moment to stop and observe the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and applaud the efforts of our…

Lamont urges volunteers from the general public to participate in Connecticut’s COVID-19 response efforts

HARTFORD, CT) – Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and a large number of state officials and nonprofit providers are urging Connecticut residents to consider taking on a volunteer role in their communities to help respond to the COVID-19 crisis. While the state already began a campaign seeking out volunteers who have health care experience, today the…

UI, SCG and CNG Donate 6,900 Protective Masks To Yale-New Haven Health

ORANGE, CT – United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas today announced they are donating approximately 6,900 protective masks to Yale New Haven Health, amid a shortage of protective gear for medical personnel fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The 3,700 surgical masks and 3,200 N95 respirators are being shipped today to a state receiving center.…

Governor Lamont announces second philanthropic donation to help school districts with remote learning during crisis

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a second philanthropic donor has stepped forward to help Connecticut’s school districts – particularly those that are under-resourced – employ remote learning methods as classes remain canceled statewide for an extended period due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Indra and Raj Nooyi have informed the governor…