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In late 2010, the doors were about to close on the Greenbrier Greenhouse Program. For more than three decades, the innovative social enterprise had provided jobs at the historic Edgerton Park Gardens and Greenhouse to adults with autism and other developmental and physical disabilities. Tending plants and helping customers was therapeutic to participants, having the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 27, 2017 at 8:32am — No Comments
Testimony to the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
In Opposition to
House Bill 7322, An Act Concerning State and Local Revenue
Submitted by David V. Hunter, President & CEO, The Mary Wade Home
April 25, 2017
On behalf of The Mary Wade Home in New Haven, I respectfully submit the following testimony in strong opposition to House Bill 7322,…Continue
Added by David V. Hunter on April 24, 2017 at 10:43am — No Comments
It would be an understatement to say that the past few months have been uncomfortable. The national…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2017 at 3:34am — No Comments
The women arrive every morning at 9 a.m., dressed in skirt suits and pant suits and looking ready for business. For four weeks they come together to collaborate on the most important work of their lives – themselves.
They are participants in Women Investing in Second Chances (W.I.N.S.) at the job-training program STRIVE-New Haven. There, coaches and…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 20, 2017 at 6:42am — No Comments
Mark your Calendars! FREE 2017 Zumba® Kids/Kids Jr. classes are back for the 3rd year ;)
Join our team of licensed Zumba® Kids Instructors ready to party with your precious little ones to age-appropriate music and moves. Parents/guardians are encouraged to participate.…Continue
Added by Ivette Altieri on April 19, 2017 at 6:05am — No Comments
Our 3rd year offering FREE Fitness classes. Come join the FUN !
Added by Ivette Altieri on April 19, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
David V. Hunter Remarks on the occasion of receiving the Heritage Award in honor of Mary Wade’s 150 years of service
April 13, 2017
Greetings! We’re thrilled to be receiving this Corporate Heritage Award, and wish to thank Tony, Larry Bingaman and the Board Members for recognizing Mary Wade is this fashion. I am here with Mary Wade’s Leadership which includes Trustees and Senior Staff.
Leo Connors offered an…Continue
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“This place is going to help a lot of people, not just in terms of job training and employment, but also to be a beacon for the city,” says ConnCat Executive Director Erik Clemons. “For our students, it’s not just about getting people jobs. It’s about how they feel about themselves and believing there are possibilities beyond the conditions that…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 13, 2017 at 4:57am — No Comments
How do you identify potential donors? What information do donors want to know about your organization? How can you move current donors to make larger gifts? What are the best practices around stewarding your donors year round to keep them engaged?
The recorded podcast was presented by Jackie Downing, Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. …Continue
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On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February 2016. Now that the court is once again at its full strength of nine justices, how will Gorsuch’s addition affect the Supreme Court, and especially nonprofits and nonprofit causes, in ...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2017 at 8:44am — No Comments
Charitable Spirit is Now Available in Retailers across Connecticut
BRANFORD, Conn. – Salute American Vodka, a high-quality craft vodka company, has announced a new partnership with Brescome Barton, Inc., the largest wholesale distributor of spirits, wine, and beer…Continue
Added by Allison Epstein on April 11, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
|Higher Heights builds a community of college-bound students. Photo provided by Higher Heights.
Thirteen years ago, Higher Heights stepped in to help underrepresented college-bound students in Greater New Haven. Now, the organization is bringing its model to other districts and college…Continue
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