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. 

Connecticut Bail Fund Fights for Justice »


Working to end the criminalization of poverty.

Ending Hunger with Summer Meals »


Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! this summer to make sure kids don't go hungry.

Message to LGBTQ+ and the Latinx Community: Keep Communicating »


Shared experiences explored at recent discussion.

Leading the Charge for Paid Family Leave »


A guranteed 12-week paid family leave is coming to Connectiuct, thanks in part to the advocacy leadership of The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund. (CWEALF)

Learning Life Lessons Through Tennis »


Young student athletes with New HYTEs show leadership during the 2019 Great Give®

History Lives at Fort Nathan Hale »


Fort Nathan Hale is a unique city park that keeps history alive through the work of a longtime corps of local volunteers.

Derby Daycare Puts the Focus on Play »


Derby Daycare Center was founded in 1972 in order to give working parents an affordable option for high quality childcare and early education.

Green Jobs Teach Life Skills »


Young people working in Solar Youth’s Green Jobs program are not only earning money to work outside and beautify neighborhoods around New Haven. They are also developing valuable skills that will help them professionally and in life.

Access to Lifesaving Healthcare »


A recent immigrant receives lifesaving treatment through Project Access.

Dr. Malek's Journey »


Dr. Dut Malek is a veterinarian who is building a loyal following among pet owners who praise his calm and welcoming manner. He’s also a refugee from one of the most violent places on earth.

How can we help?

Matt Higbee

Research and Communications Officer 203-777-7093 Email Matt


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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