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Grace Farms to Host Panel on How Public/Private Partnerships Combat Modern Slavery

Winter Grace Farms
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Grace Farms Foundation today announced its upcoming public panel, “A Framework for Freedom,” which will discuss the critical role that public-private partnerships play in eradicating modern day slavery. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Its Center for Nonprofit Excellence

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Ten years ago, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) introduced its vision to strengthen, support, train, expand, and fortify the region’s nonprofit community. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Lions Club Thanked for Supporting Darien Human Services Holiday Gift Giving Program

Ali Ramsteck and Steve Fritsch
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Mr. Steve Fritsch
Darien Lions Club

Dear Steve,

On behalf of the Darien Department of Human Services, I would like to thank you and your fellow Lions Club members for your generous support of our annual Holiday Gift Giving Program. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Almost One Ton of Turkeys and Other Food Donated Tuesday to Food Bank in Stamford

Our Lady of Grace Preschool and Kindergarten donation
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The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County received a staggering donation yesterday… nearly one ton of turkeys plus additional dry goods were provided through a team contribution effort.  Stamford EMS, Stop and Shop at Ridgeway Shopping Center and Our Lady of Grace Preschool & Kindergarten worked together to make the donation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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Info Session for Adults With Special Needs and Disabilities Nov 7 in Greenwich

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An information session about a program to prepare young adults with special needs and disabilities to enter the workforce will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Abilis offices at 50 Glenville St. in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Those With Family Members With Special Needs: Experts to Discuss Estate Planning

Kimbrerly Greenberg speaking
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A free presentation and discussion next week on estate planning for those who have family members with intellectual and emotional disabilities. At the event, co-sponsored by Star, Inc., Lighting the Way and JumpSTARs  a lawyer as well as UBS investment and planning specialists will speak. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. (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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