Category: Philanthropy

Connecticut Food Bank receives $500,000 from Dalio Philanthropies for pandemic response

WALLINGFORD, CT – Ray and Barbara Dalio and Dalio Philanthropies have given $500,000 to Connecticut Food Bank as part of a $4 million donation to support medical care and food assistance to people in Connecticut affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support Connecticut Food Bank and its network by providing significant funding during…

Connecticut’s National Philanthropy Day Now Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards

Norwalk, CT – March 12, 2020 – The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Fairfield County and Connecticut Chapters are accepting nominations for their annual National Philanthropy Day ® Awards Program, to be held on November 13, 2020, at the Trumbull Marriott and Conference Center. The deadline for award nominations is May 1, 2020. National Philanthropy Day…

Fairfield County DJ Rocks the Extra Chromosome With Free Virtual Dance Party for World Down Syndrome Day

Here’s some good news in an otherwise crazy world we’ve been living in. Everyone is invited to join a free Virtual Dance Party, live on Facebook, tonight, Saturday, March 21, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. EST in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day. Joe Agostino, a 24-year-old graduate of Norwalk High School Sacred Heart University…

FCCF Announces New COVID-19 Resiliency Fund-More Than $500,000 Already Raised

Norwalk, CT – The Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund has been established by Fairfield County’s CommunityFoundation with the support of generous seed funding from a cross-section of individuals, private foundations, corporations and other concerned entities. The Community Foundation is pleased to share that more than $500,000 has already been pledged by these Founding Fund Partners who have each contributed at least…

SilverSource Receives $50,000 Grant  To Help Financially Struggling Seniors Stay In Homes

Stamford, CT – SilverSource is grateful for a grant to support its Housing Stability for seniors program, providing emergency financial assistance, counseling and advocacy to financially struggling older adults so they may maintain their housing, and reduce the risk of homelessness. (contributed photo) SilverSource received a $50,000 grant from the John H. & Ethel G.…

The Mayor’s Gallery presents Jay Petrow “This Must Be The Place” Emotionally charged abstract expressionist paintings

March 3 – April 28, 2020 Reception: Thursday, March 12 from 5:30 – 7:30pm 10th floor Government Center 888 Washington Blvd Stamford, CT Week days from 9am -4pm handicap accessible parking on site A long time resident of Westport and a native New Yorker, Jay Petrow began his art path with classical beginnings, producing portraits…