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

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 »

A Place for Youth at the New Haven Y

Mar 20, 2017
No matter their age, children and teenagers have a place at the New Haven YMCA Youth Center. Read More »

The Boys and Girls Club: A Second Home

Mar 13, 2017
Personal attention from caring mentors and staff is at the core of The Boys and Girls Club of New Haven's mission to inspire young people to realize their full potential. Read More »

Leaders of Today

Feb 28, 2017
At the heart of Citywide Youth Coalition’s mission is creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills and be engaged in their schools, neighborhoods and communities. Read More »

Providing a helping hand

Feb 27, 2017
Area Congregations Together provides the only shelter services for the homeless in the Lower Naugatuck Valley. Read More »

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 »


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