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.

Youth Counseling Online Becomes a Lifeline »


Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) counselors help young people stay engaged during the pandemic.

The Doctor is "Dialed" In »


Greater New Haven community health agencies are staying connected with vulnerable clients and patients online and on the phone.

Food Relief Adapts to Pandemic »


Local food agencies have have rapidly transformed their operations to ensure that the hungry continue to be fed during the COVID-19 crisis.

Clifford Beer Offers Relief During Social Isolation »


Clifford Beers Clinic is helping people feel connected during these times of social isolation with a new “warm line.”

The Connecticut Hospice Serves with Humanity During COVID-19 »


Helping Loved Ones Say Good Bye During Quarantine

Nonprofit Maker Space Sews Masks For Health Workers »


Members pitch in remotely by making masks for frontline healthcare workers.

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.

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