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 below are posted and shared online Monday afternoons. Many of the nonprofits highlighted here have profiles on The Foundation's website, a resource created by The Foundation for donors to learn more about and support local nonprofits.

Local Women's Support Group Goes The Extra Mile »


Volunteers use COVID-19 grant to distribute wellness packs.

Branford Arts and Cultural Alliance Brings Public Art to Town Green »


Arts organization beautifies public space.

New CEO Announced for The Children's Center of Hamden »


Selma N. Ward takes the helm of the 186-year-old agency.

Doctors Prescribe Reading to Young Children »


Reach Out and Read continues to make books and reading part of well-child visits during the pandemic.

New Haven Pride Center Leads Week of Action »


A safe space in Greater New Haven for support groups, LGBTQ+ programming, advocacy work and activism goes virtual.

Leaders of Today »


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.

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.”

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