Category: Philanthropy

Americares Earns Highest Charity Navigator Rating

Stamford, CT – For the fifth consecutive year, Americares has earned a 4-star rating—the highest possible—from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Only 16 percent of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations. “We are honored…

Artist Kate Emery Auctions Painting to Benefit INTEMPO and its Mission to Make Music Education Accessible and Inclusive

FARMINGTON, CT – Connecticut artist Kate Emery is auctioning an original oil painting to benefit INTEMPO, a Stamford-based organization devoted to making music education for children accessible, relevant and inclusive. The landscape painting, Sunset on the Beach – Costa Rica, depicts a vivid scene of Costa Rican mountains, sea and shore. Bids will be accepted…

FCA@Home: Family & Children’s Agency’s First-Ever Virtual Gathering, October 16, 2020

Norwalk, CT – Family & Children’s Agency’s (FCA) first-ever virtual event, FCA@Home will take place on Friday, October 16, 2020. The virtual event, which is open to the public, will bring together donors and supporters across Fairfield County and beyond from the comfort of their own homes to learn about FCA’s Covid-19 Response and how…

Record Earnings For Homes for the Brave Signature Fundraiser  Over $108,000 Raised To Support Homeless Veterans

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Over 630 people from across the country participated in the 6th Annual Step OUT for the Brave challenge last month, raising a record-shattering $108,910 to help homeless and at-risk Veterans. The signature fundraiser for Bridgeport’s Homes for the Brave (HFTB) organization was expanded this year to a virtual format, allowing even more…

STAR Rubino Family Center Announces Expanded Birth through Early Childhood Intervention Beginning September 1

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is launching an expanded, multi-lingual program for children experiencing, or at risk of, developmental delays. The enhanced program, generously supported in part by The Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation, and other generous grants expands services from birth through age five, with additional service options for children…

DART Holds 3rd Annual DART to the Finish Charity Walk – Virtually from Sept. 26 – Oct. 3

The third annual DART to the Finish charity walk to benefit Dana’s Angels Research Trust (DART) is scheduled for September 26 through October 3, 2020, and will be held virtually this year! DART is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based nonprofit that funds research for the rare childhood disease, Niemann-Pick type C (NPC), which is often referred to…

Connecticut Food Bank to Distribute Food for 7,500 Meals August 20 in Milford at Cornerstone Christian Center

Wallingford, CT – Connecticut Food Bank and Cornerstone Christian Center will hold a drive-through food distribution at Cornerstone Christian Center, 349 Wheelers Farms Road in Milford on Thursday, August 20, from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. This event will provide enough food for approximately 7,500 meals. The distribution will be a contactless, drive-through event, to follow social…