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. 

The Connecticut Hospice Serves with Humanity During COVID-19 »


The Branford-based nonprofit adapts to the pandemic.

Doctors Prescribe Reading to Young Chidren »


Pediatric medical providers at Yale New Haven Pediatric Primary Care Center bring more than their stethoscopes into an exam room. They also come baring colorful, age appropriate children’s books.

Youth Expression Through The Word »


During a recent grant from The Community Foundation, The Word worked with 16 different public school classes and about 100 English Language Learners.

Girls Learn to Code at LEAP »


At LEAP, young people have the opportunity see themselves in high-paying computing occupations writing code and building software.

Caring for Neglected Pets at The Animal Haven »


The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

Audubon CT Creates Urban Oases »


In two years, Audubon Connecticut created 29 enhanced habitats with native plantings at urban parks and schools throughout New Haven,

Fellowship Place Connects Clients to Work »


Fellowship Place helps adults manage their mental illnesses and live fulfilling lives.

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 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.

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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