Stories of Compassion and Perseverance

Nonprofits around Greater New Haven transformed their operations in response to the pandemic in order to continue serving the community.

Local Women's Support Group Goes The Extra Mile »


Volunteers use COVID-19 grant to distribute wellness packs.

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.

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.

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