NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Waveny Park Conservancy in New Canaan, Connecticut, held a reception Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the restored parterre garden to celebrate its donors, including the Harlan and Lois Anderson Family Foundation, and longtime New Canaan resident Carole Clarkson, and her family’s foundation, the Jeniam Foundation.
HARTFORD, CT -- About 200 volunteers from Travelers, Riverfront Recapture and the Hartford community spent Friday building a new playground on an empty side at Charter Oak Landing.The design of the park, which took just six hours for the team to raise, was based on drawings by kids in neighboring communities. Playground nonprofit KaBOOM! helped organize the project, which was part of a broaded effort led by the organization and Travelers to ensure communities have quality places for kids and families to play.
HARTFORD, CT -- For Hartford’s urban
NEW CANAAN, CT -- With a nonprofit fund housed at the New Canaan Community Foundation, the Friends of Mead Park Playground is working toward a $200,000 fundraising goal to more than match the $190,000 that the town already has set aside for the current year’s capital budget to replace the existing main play structure at Mead.
HARTFORD, CT -- The iQuilt Partnership recently announced it had raised the minimum needed to open the Winterfest rink in Bushnell Park for free ice skating, free skate rentals and free learn to skate classes from November 24, 2017, to January 6, 2018.
EAST HARTFORD, CT -- 1,800 school students from 39 schools across Connecticut took part in HMF FitKids in School Medal Day recently — the culmination of weeks of training supported by the Hartford Marathon Foundation. Transportation, snacks and hats were provided free to the schools through the HMF FitKids in School sponsors, including the Aetna Foundation, United Bank Foundation Connecticut, Newman’s Own Foundation and Mountain Dairy, as well as individual donations from the running community.