Community Health Network of Connecticut Foundation would like to recognize the following organizations who received $500 through our community donations program. We salute you for your hard work and continued efforts in making such an important impact within our communities!
- Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition, Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition rallies around the critical issues that affect children and families. They strive to create a community in which all children are safe, supported, and healthy.
- Covenant Soup Kitchen, Willimantic, CT – The Covenant Soup Kitchen is a non-profit organization located in St. Paul’s Church, which lies in the heart of downtown Willimantic, an industrial city in the state’s relatively poor Northeastern region. They address the local problems of urban poverty and food insecurities.
- Dorothy Day Hospitality House, Danbury, CT – Dorothy Day Hospitality House serves 80-120 hot meals each afternoon and provides shelter to 16 people each night. On most nights during the winter months, volunteers open the kitchen early so guests can spend a few hours in a warm place before the shelter opens.
- Fit Haven, Inc., New Haven, CT – Fit Haven, Inc. is a non-profit organization devoted to offering health and fitness needs to women and girls in the Greater New Haven area.
- Hands On Hartford, Hartford, CT – The MANNA Program (Meals, Assistance, Neighbors, Nurturing, Advocacy) provides basic needs every month to thousands of individuals in Hartford.
- Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc. (Pathways Senderos Center), New Britain, CT – Pathways Senderos Center is a community-based program that targets poverty-stricken youth and their families in New Britain. They provide comprehensive, holistic services designed for the prevention of teen pregnancy.
- Susan B. Anthony Project ,Inc. Torrington, CT – The Susan B. Anthony Project promotes safety, healing and growth for all survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. They advocate for the autonomy of women in ending interpersonal violence.
- Open Door Shelter, Norwalk, CT – The Open Door Shelter’s mission is to effectively address the causes and complexities of the homeless and working poor by providing shelter, food, clothing, case management services, treatment services, transitional planning goals, subsidized housing, education, and employment which provides a path toward independence and success.