MIDDLETOWN, CT — Liberty Bank has donated a total of $28,000 to local agencies providing emergency or transitional housing for homeless families and individuals, and serving the communities of: Bristol, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwich, Waterbury and Willimantic.
Housing & Shelter
HARTFORD, CT -- Thanks to a three-year, $275,000 grant to the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, more families and young people will receive the help they need to keep them in their homes or provide access to stable housing.
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit organization, announced it is expanding its partnership with Cigna through a $100,000 grant from the Cigna Foundation and the naming of a Cigna executive to its Board of Directors to help drive health and wellness programming. Operating in 12 major cities coast to coast, Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Care Closet, a new resource for youth experiencing homelessness and youth in unstable housing, opened at Torrignton High School earlier this month. a committed group of THS students that helped to create the Care Closet, also formed a Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) group, which is supported by the Northwestern Connecticut Community Foundation (NWCCF) this year.
STAMFORD, CT - At a ceremony held on May 23rd at Norwalk Community College, Pacific House received a grant from the New Canaan Community Foundation in the amount of $12,000. These funds will support the Pacific House shelter emergency meals program, which provides two nutritious meals served daily to the 60-100 homeless men and young adults that come to the shelter each day.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Executives from the Avangrid Foundation joined Bridgeport Rescue Mission staff on Friday to officially unveil a newly upgraded kitchen, including a new walk-in refrigerator installed with support from a Foundation grant. The $35,000 grant from the Foundation, which is the charitable foundation of the parent of United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, allowed BRM to install an energy-efficient walk-in refrigerator as part of a larger project to upgrade its commercial kitchen.