Inspiration Monday Stories

Inspiration Monday Stories

The following stories were created by The Community Foundation to highlight local nonprofits and the impact they have throughout  Greater New Haven. The stories are posted and shared online each Monday afternoon. 

For more information on the nonprofit sector and nonprofits serving our region, visit

Building Homes Building Community

Feb 19, 2017
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven does more than renovate and build affordable homes for low-income families. It also builds community. Read More »

Providing for those in need

Feb 13, 2017
Since 1965, TEAM has assisted low income families in the Valley and surrounding towns. Read More »

Food, Shelter and Compassion

Feb 06, 2017
Beth El, the only provider of emergency shelter and food services in Milford, helps families, single men and single women in crisis start rebuilding their lives. Read More »

Being Their Best Selves

Jan 27, 2017
St. Martin de Porres Academy opened its doors twelve years ago with the promise of giving life-changing opportunities to disadvantaged kids. That promise is being fulfilled as the first graduates are now in college making dean’s lists and winning awards at places such as Villanova, Fairfield, St. Lawrence and Princeton. Read More »

New Haven Legal Assistance Fights for Justice

Jan 13, 2017
For more than a half-century, New Haven Legal Assistance has fought legal battles for local residents with barriers to justice. Read More »

Scranton Memorial Library plans for the future

Jan 09, 2017
Madison's E.C. Scranton Memorial Library – a cultural anchor and community meeting place for more than a century – is planning to double its size. Read More »

Literacy tutors build connections

Dec 19, 2016
Thousands of foreign-born residents are better able to navigate their daily tasks and integrate into the community because they improved their English skills at the Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut. Read More »

Fighting for the Rights of Those who Served

Dec 12, 2016
The Connecticut Veteran’s Legal Center helps military veterans resolve legal issues that stand in the way of them finding stability in their civilian lives. Read More »

Walking in an Urban Oasis

Dec 05, 2016
The New Haven Land Trust has installed new signs at the Quinnipac Meadows Preserve, providing visitors with an overview of the history, ecology, wildlife, and terrain. Read More »

Remaining active in old age

Nov 28, 2016
The Agency on Aging’s mission is to empower adults to remain as independent and engaged as possible within their communities through advocacy, information and services. Read More »


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