Category Archives: Nonprofits

The Annual Leprechaun Run In Madison For Charity

The 24th Annual Leprechaun 5-Miler A fun St. Patrick’s Day race tradition March 13, 2016 at the Madison Surf Club This scenic 5 Mile race is laid out along Madison’s picturesque shoreline on Middle Beach Road for one of the flattest and fastest 5-Milers anywhere. Not up for 5 miles? Try our 2 mile fitness Read more…

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The Empty Spaces Project In Putnam, Connecticut Brings Art To Life

Paul Toussaint had an idea…fill an empty space on Main Street in Putnam, Connecticut, with art and people will come see it and that will create vibrancy. Toussaint, who grew up in Danielson, calls his idea The Empty Spaces Project and it is a non-profit. His place is in an area known as the “quiet Read more…

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A New Ronald McDonald House Is Coming To New Haven, CT

For 30-years the Ronald McDonald House in New Haven has served families who have sick children. The mission is to keep those families together while a child is being treated in the hospital, in many of these cases these are life and death situations. Families stay for free, for some up to one year. The Read more…

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Rochelle Ripley Of Glastonbury Is A Hero Among Us

  Rochelle Ripley, A native American women from Glastonbury has been named a CNN Top Ten Hero of 2015. Why….because of her extraordinary work with the Lakota indian tribe on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Ripley is assisting her people with her Hawkwing organization. She has seen to it over the years Read more…

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Guilford Arts Center “Soup For Good”

Guilford Art Center‘s “Soup for Good” event is on Sunday, Nov 15, 4:30 – 7:00 pm. It’s a benefit for Guilford Art Center and the Community Dining Room. Guests are invited to GAC to enjoy a bowl of hearty soup, bread, dessert and a glass of wine or sparkling water. What makes this event truly Read more…

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Have You Been To The Amazing Prospector Theater In Ridgefield? Go!

There is nothing like this wonderful theater on the planet, but we have it here in Connecticut, in Ridgefield. In one year, The Prospector Theater has had more than 100,000 people have purchased tickets to see the movies there. That is more than 100,000 people introduced to Prospects’ fantastic Usher speeches, and their homemade, delicious Read more…

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Laura Manfre Is Working To Help Children See In Connecticut

At the age of 2, Sofia’s parents knew something was wrong….she was falling and tripping, a diagnosis told them their daughter had Leber’s Congential Amaurosis or L-C-A. It is very rare, and those who have this disease will lose their sight completely. Sofia’s Mom, Laura Manfre (Man-free) of Ledyard came on NYBERG to educate us about LCA Read more…

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Dancing To Raise The Roof

A television news personality, a local school superintendent, a professional singer, a former state legislator, an author, a theatre director, and business and community leaders are putting on their dancing shoes and making their way to the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Guilford on November 13th to raise money for charity. The event will take Read more…

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Veteran Angler Charters For Veterans

Kathy Granfield is giving back to the men and women who serve our country in her own way…with fishing trips. She heard about the high suicide rate among those in the military and knew she needed to do something so she started Veteran Angler Charters in 2009. She takes them out for free on her boat Read more…

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Walk-A-Dog-Athon In North Haven, CT

The Animal Haven is a no-kill shelter whose mission is to provide a temporary, safe, caring and humane refuge for homeless, adoptable cats and dogs, and to subsequently place those animals in quality, adoptive permanent homes. It is a private, nonprofit, 501(c) (3) charitable organization serving the greater New Haven area since 1948. Debbie Donofrio Read more…

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