Corporate Giving

Sunday, June 28, 2020
2020 Travelers Championship Generates More Than $1.6 Million for Charity

HARTFORD, CT -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced that the 2020 Travelers Championship generated more than $1.6 million for more than 100 charitable organizations. Since Travelers became title sponsor in 2007, the event has generated more than $20 million for more than 750 charities across the region.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Stanley Black & Decker, Hartford Foundation Donate $100K to Support UConn Health Workers

HARTFORD, CT -- Stanley Black & Decker and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving say they teamed to donate $100,000 to UConn Health workers combating the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. Each donated $50,000 to help the Farmington healthcare facility purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) and pay for 10 weeks of childcare support and temporary housing for employees while they treat patients with COVID-19, officials announced Monday.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
UI and SCG Help Downtown Businesses Recover from COVID-19 Impacts

ORANGE, CT -- As part of a broader commitment to support COVID-19 relief and recovery AVANGRID subsidiaries, United Illuminating and Southern Connecticut Gas, are providing funding to support the struggling downtown business districts in Bridgeport and New Haven. They are providing $20,000 to Bridgeport's Downtown Special Services District to help small, independent, ground-floor businesses plan and execute their reopening. Another $20,000 grant will help the Economic Development Corporation of New Haven/REX Development provide micro-grants so that downtown restaurants and shops can provide safe outdoor dining and retail spaces.