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Kids Of America’s Heroes, Helping The Children Of The Deployed

As we remember the men and women who served, and who are serving this nation in the military, we also remember their children, as they serve in many ways too when their parents are deployed. A three-year old organization founded in Connecticut called “Kids of America’s Heroes,” or (KOAH), seeks to provide essential support and services Read more…

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A Children’s Bear Or A Book Can Help End Homelessness in Connecticut

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is doing a tremendous job at working to get families out of shelters and into a home. But there is a lot more to do and you can be a part of the solution. There are many programs set up by C-C-E-H including buying one of two books or one of Read more…

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Be Homeful For The Holidays Project for Homeless Connecticut Children

  Homelessness in Connecticut, it exists for far too many families, but there is a way to help a child whose family may be staying in a shelter. The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is in full swing with its “Be Homeful for the Holidays” project. Each year 2-thousand children lose their home. CCEH has once again team Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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“Frieda B.” Books Help Children Dream

There is a series of children’s books on the market, written by  Somers, Connecticut author, Renata Bowers that are filled with hope and all good things to teach the lessons of life. They champion the spirit that a child is free to be who they are…and the name of the character in the books is “Frieda 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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Trumbull Arts Festival

The Trumbull Arts Festival on the Town Hall Green includes: Beautiful Art , Music , Crafts , Children’s Creative Center , Entertainment & Festive Foods all day long !

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Buttonwood Farm Helps Make A Wish

The 12th Annual Sunflowers for Wishes at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold will be in full bloom from July 18th through July 26th. More than 450,000 sunflowers are expected to bloom on fifteen acres of farm land yielding sunflower bouquets that will be sold to benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Also returning to the farm this year will Read more…

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Woody Wilkins Is Changing The Lives Of Children

Woody Wilkins of Clinton, Connecticut by way of Wales, is making a difference in the lives of hospitalized children all over the country. He left his corporate job and set out to help kids and that has filled his heart. His non-profit organization called “Dances With Wood” is challenging kids to build cars and boxes Read more…

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Summer Science Days At Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Summer Science Days at Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (CMSECT) – sponsored by Pfizer Beginning June 29! This summer, join us every Monday–Friday from 11 am-2 pm. We have an educator on the floor to work with children as they discover, experiment, and explore with science. Don’t miss science demonstrations taking place every half hour Read more…

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