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Faith Tremblay’s Annual Toy Drive In Shelton, Connecticut

There are more people than you know among us whose mission on the planet is just to help others. Such is the case with the Tremblay family of Shelton. Despite their hardships, they say it could be so much worse. Over two years, they have collected more than one-thousand toys, they hope to do at Read more…

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Is Your Heart Healthy? Find Out

Are you taking care of your health, your heart? How’s your diet, are you diabetic, are you a smoker? These are risk factors for heart disease. A lot of us ignore warning signs which can lead to a heart attack. Are you someone who should be scheduling a stress test? Symptoms of heart disease are different in men Read more…

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Building A Better Connecticut ~ Yale-New Haven Hospital Toy Closet Program

Network Connecticut is all about helping foster business, innovators, entrepreneurs, non-profits and everyday folks in our great southern New England state. SUBWAY jumped right on board with our mantra and wanted us to feature the Toy Closet Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Every year SUBWAY gathers dozens and dozens of toys to help sick children. Read more…

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Get Your Potato Sack On For Cancer Research!

Hop to It! Deep River Snacks Brings Potato Sack Racing to the 5th annual Closer to Free Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital on September 12th — Local snack brand to sponsor potato sack racing festivities, bringing its charity-driven mission to life — Deep River Snacks, a leader in premium, natural and flavorful snacks, and the Read more…

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Collecting Toys For Children at Yale-Cornell Football Game ~ Sept 26

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 is Walter Camp Day at Yale Bowl and fans are asked to bring an unwrapped toy for a free general admission ticket to the Yale-Cornell game, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Every year the Walter Camp Football Foundation is kind enough to lend a helping hand to my Toy Closet Read more…

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Would You Like A Pink Flamingo? I Would!

This is from the owner of Van Wilgen’s Garden Center in North Branford, Connecticut. I happen to think this is a beautiful idea. Join Bill Van Wilgen in his fight against cancer and give him 10 bucks for a pink flamingo. He is helping so many people. Remember that Connecticut has an abundance of breast Read more…

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Ann Nyberg’s Toy Closet at Yale-New Haven Hospital

Childhood is fragile and a hospital stay can be scary and lonely. The Toy Closet Program is dedicated to helping. I started this program in 1993 for all children who would enter the hospital with the enormous help of the hospital auxiliary and Marjan Wackers. Since then, the program has proven to be an enduring success. It Read more…

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