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It is not every day you have someone offer to climb 19,340 feet above sea level to celebrate your 60th Anniversary and celebrate people of all abilities. Lew Nescott, an avid climber who has climbed to the summit of 3 of the 7 highest peaks in the world, has offered to do just that. Lew will be starting his ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro on February 18, 2018 and will place the SARAH banner at…Continue
Added by Yetta Augur on June 29, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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When classes let out in June, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. End Hunger Connecticut! leads a statewide campaign to prevent this suffering by helping schools keep cafeterias open and offering free meals throughout the summer.
“We work with the school districts to make sure they can offer the meal programs in a…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2017 at 11:51am — No Comments
The Summer meals program is looking for volunteers to help with activities at the New Haven Public School Food Services free summer meal mobile sites. At these sites from Jun 29 until Aug 18 either free meals, lunch or supper, is provided to any child aged eighteen or younger. Over 40% of New Haven's children live in poverty and while school is out these free meals are a way for children to get healthy food.We need volunteers to run fun activities to attract the children to the site(s) so…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 26, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments
As the school year ends let us not forget that it also means the end of school breakfast and lunch for many children in our community. Summer Meals are free, nutritious, meals and snacks that are provided to kids and teens,18 years of age and younger, throughout the summer when school is out. Find and Share Information about Summer Meal Programs Here: http://www.endhungerct.org/summer-meals/
Let's not let any child go…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 26, 2017 at 12:54pm — No Comments
Common Ground - high school, urban farm and environmental education center - has several full time and part time job openings. Please visit http://commongroundct.org/get-involved/join-our-staff/ for complete listings.
Added by Betsy Sneath on June 20, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The Regional Water Authority (RWA) takes great pride in delivering high-quality, reliable and affordable water. And we understand the importance of helping customers maintain water service in their homes during times of financial hardship. That's why we're partnering with the Dollar Energy Fund to provide yearly one-time grants to families struggling to pay their water bills.
If your household income…Continue
Added by Regional Water Authority on June 20, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments
New Haven, CT (June 14, 2017) – The Community Fund for Women & Girls, Greater New Haven’s permanent charitable endowment dedicated solely to advancing women and girls, held its annual event June 14 entitled FEMINISM: The Common…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 15, 2017 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven is looking for two AmeriCorps members to serve the 2017-2018 year at our organization. Join us as we revitalize neighborhoods in New Haven, help homebuyers purchase their first homes, and host multiple volunteer events throughout the city.
For more info, visit: www.nhsofnewhaven.org/vista!…Continue
Added by Maria Martinez on June 14, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments
United Way of Greater New Haven brings people and organizations together to create solutions to Greater New Haven’s most pressing challenges in the areas of Education, Health, and Financial Stability. We tackle issues that cannot be solved by any one group working alone.
We are seeking a full-time professional to lead our effort to prevent and end homelessness. The Greater New Haven Coordinated Access Network Manager supports the mission of…Continue
Added by Kathleen Norwood Crisafi on June 14, 2017 at 7:17am — No Comments
Building Movement Project’s just-released leadership report, “Race to Lead: Confronting the Racial Leadership Gap,” which you can download here, highlights what many of us know: The nonprofit sector is experiencing a racial leadership gap. As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, the percentage of people of color in executive director/CEO roles has remained under 20 percent for the last 15…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on June 8, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance is issuing a last call to nonprofits to complete a survey on the impact of no state budget.
While the General Assembly failed to vote on the final FY18-19 biennial budget before the constitutionally mandated midnight, legislative leaders called a special session with the goal of reaching an…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 8, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments
People seek help from the Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven for many reasons. Some want to improve their literacy to find a better job. Others want the enriching experience of reading stories to their children or grandchildren. For non-native speakers, learning how to read instructions and signs is essential for navigating daily tasks. It could be a matter of…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 7, 2017 at 4:51pm — No Comments
Teenagers who couch surf and live on the streets are at a high risk of growing up to be homeless adults. Working to break this cycle, Youth Continuum is constructing Winchester Manor, housing with supportive services for vulnerable young men and women ages 18 -24.
“This is the first permanent supportive housing for youth in Connecticut and will…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 1, 2017 at 11:39am — No Comments