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.
Community Soup Kitchen Feeds the Hungry »
A cheerful, clean, safe, and reliable place to eat is not a privilege but a human right; Community Soup Kitchen been guided by that belief for more than four decades.
Local Nonprofit Spreads Yoga in the Community »
Yoga4Change makes makes yoga available to individuals that traditionally lack access due to income constraints and other barriers.
Community Rallies for Creative Arts Workshop »
Within a few weeks of learning it had to replace its furnace, Creative Arts Workshop rallied supporters with a successful fundraising campaign.
Experience Corps Creates Opportunities for Young Students and Older Volunteers »
A program at the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut is places older volunteers as reading tutors in New Haven schools.
Program Builds Bonds Between Incarcerated Parents and their Children »
CLICC (Connecting through Literacy: Incarcerated Parents, their Children and Caregivers) works to strenghten the parent-child bond through reading.
Access to Healthy Food and Food Start-ups Expands with Nonprofit Merger »
As a combined organization, New Haven Farms and New Haven Land Truts will make green space more accessible to all city residents, thereby creating a healthy environment that will promote community social connections, physical activity, and positive health outcomes.
Ability Beyond Empowers Independence »
Longtime nonprofit helps adults of all abilities live and work in the community.
High Quality Childcare for Teenage Parents »
Student Parenting and Family Services provides high-quality care and support for high school parents and their families.
Pequeñas Ligas: A Youth and Family Center Without Walls »
For more than two decades, Pequeñas Ligas Hispanas de New Haven has made the city’s extensive athletic and cultural resources accessible to Latino children and youth from low-income families.
Arte Celebrates Youth and Hispanic Heritage »
Every year during Hispanic Heritage Month, ARTE Inc. enlivens New Haven with a full slate of events that showcase the community’s vibrant Latinx culture.
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