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Pacific House Gala Raises Funds for Emergency Shelter, Affordable Housing

Pacific House Gala Dancing 2019
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With more than 350 guests in attendance, Pacific House hosted a successful and festive 18th Annual Pacific House Gala on Friday, Oct. 25 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. The event raised funds to support the essential services provided by the organization, including an emergency shelter for men and young adults and a steadily expanding portfolio of deeply affordable supportive housing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tickets Still Available for Thursday’s Wine and Food Tasting with Auction to Benefit Darien Nonprofits

Poster 2019 wine and food tasting benefit
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You still have time today, Wednesday, to get discount tickets for the Darien Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting & Auction on Thursday, Oct. 17. Gourmet foods, over 50 fine wines to taste and a silent auction are all part of the fun, benefitting the Depot Darien Youth Center, Darien Arts Center and the chamber’s scholarships program. (more…) Continue Reading →

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5% of Your Bill at Whole Foods on Thursday Goes to Star Inc to Help Adults with Disabilities

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Star, Inc. Lighting the Way announced that it will receive 5% of net sales from six Whole Foods Market locations in Fairfield County on Thursday, Oct. 17 as part of the company’s annual Community Giving Days. Funds raised will help support a series of instructional classes and activities to promote healthy eating and lifestyle, food preparation, cooking and nutritional classes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Fairfield County served by Star. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Joan Lunden to Talk About Being a Caregiver at Silversource Luncheon Wednesday in Darien

Joan Lunden
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A trusted voice in our homes for more than 30 years, award-winning journalist and author Joan Lunden will serve as guest speaker at the SilverSource Inspiring Lives Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Woodway Country Club in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Has Medical Team on the Ground in the Bahamas in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

Americares Hurricane Dorian Nassau Bahamas
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Americares has deployed an emergency medical team to the Bahamas to meet the immediate health needs of families left homeless by Hurricane Dorian. Starting Wednesday, the team has been providing essential primary care services and lifesaving medicines, in a Nassau, Bahamas evacuation shelter housing more than 400 children and adults. The evacuees include families from the most devastated areas, including the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands. (more…) Continue Reading →

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