In November 2014, the community lost a dearly-loved husband, father and brother. At 81, Joel Cogen died after having lived a full life as a humanitarian, entrepreneur and lover of the arts.
Fund Helps Children Dealing with Trauma and Loss
In honor of his years of service, patients, friends, colleagues, and family launched the Wessel Fund that supports the Wessel prize.
Now that it's back to school, Healthy Eyes Alliance is helping parents know their students are seeing and succeeding.
Mothers for Justice tirelessly advocated for a change to public policy. The result is helping move women out of poverty, with support from the Community Fund for Women & Girls.
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England helps students relate "what they learn" to "what they earn".
The Whitney Players Theater Company teaches youth in Greater New Haven about theatre, while providing quality productions to the community at an affordable price.
Massaro Community Farm is bringing people closer to each other and the land that sustains them.
The Connecticut Association for Human Services is helping low-wage workers in Greater New Haven become more self-sufficient.
A newly settled New Haven resident feels she can help make a difference in our community...