Category Archives: Nonprofits

In Memory Of Stamford’s Lisa Colagrossi

In an instant she was gone. Just over one year ago 49-year old Lisa Colagrossi of Stamford, who was a beloved long time morning reporter for WABC in New York, died of a brain aneurysm on the job. She left behind a husband and two young sons. Leading up to this, she had had several weeks Read more…

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Serve Here CT~ Building A Better Connecticut

Serve Here CT was founded in 2013 by Alva Greenberg and now her idea about creating socially responsible millennials is in full swing. It is set up to help out non-profits,social services, and education and help students with college debt. It’s the brainchild of Old Saybrook’s Alva Greenberg who wants to be a problem solver. The young people Read more…

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ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/WALK

STAGGERING STATISTICS: Prostate cancer takes the life of an American man every 20 minutes. Connecticut  is joining more than 40 others communities across the nation in hosting the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk. ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer and Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute will partner on April 10 at Blue Back Read more…

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Bobby Palmieri’s “Have A Heart” Is In Memory Of His Dad

A junior at Quinnipiac University has set out to change the world.  Bobby Palmieri actually started on this when he was just ten when his Dad died out of the blue of a heart attack and left him and his little brother and his Mom. Three days later and grieving, Bobby Palmieri started an organization called Read more…

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Take The Blindfold Breakfast Challenge With Your Family

For World Rare Disease Month: Take the ‘Blindfold Breakfast’ Challenge   What is your most difficult morning challenge? Choosing your outfit for the day? Getting the kids ready for school? Trying not to hurt your arm as you sling the alarm clock across the room? Beginning February 29th, designated World Rare Disease Day because it’s Read more…

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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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