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

Stopping Hunger with Summer Meals

Jun 26, 2017
End Hunger Connecticut! leads a statewide campaign to help schools keep cafeterias open and offering free meals throughout the summer. Read More »

The New Haven Diaper Bank Helps Families in Need

Jun 19, 2017
For more than a decade, the New Haven Diaper Bank has helped lead a national movement to fill a hole in the safety net and expand society’s definition of basic human needs. Read More »

The Salvation Army Offers Hope

Jun 12, 2017
The Salvation Army has battled hunger and need in New Haven since it first opened its doors in 1885. From its current home on 450 George Street and other outposts in Greater New Haven, the charitable organization offers a food pantry, free diapers and other services to help financially struggling individuals and families. Read More »

Literacy Volunteers Change Lives

Jun 05, 2017
The Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven helps adult learners gain reading and writing skills for managing daily tasks and more. Read More »

The Corner of Hope and Love

May 26, 2017
Youth Continuum tackles teenage and young-adult homelessness with the construction of Winchester Manor. Read More »

Local Nonprofits Inspire a Giving Spirit

May 08, 2017
Months of preparation and hard work paid off for Greater New Haven nonprofits last week during The Great Give ® 2017. Read More »

Plant Therapy

Apr 24, 2017
Adults with developmental and physical disabilities find community and purpose at GROWERS, an education and work program at the Edgerton Park greenhouses. Read More »

Women Investing in Second Chances

Apr 17, 2017
At Strive-New Haven's W.I.N.S program, women learn to overcome past struggles that have made it hard for them to find employment or advance in careers. Read More »

Teaching skills and transforming lives

Apr 10, 2017
ConnCat is helping students with employment barriers gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed. Read More »

Creativity Blooms at the Amity Teen Center

Mar 27, 2017
The Amity Teen Center is celebrating its 30 th year. Band nights, afterschool programs, and community service projects draw teenagers from surrounding towns. Read More »


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