Every year, through Bank of America's Student Leaders program they help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- People's United Bank , N.A. a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), will celebrate its 175th anniversary on December 24th. To commence the celebration, the bank today announced a $175,000 grant from People's United Community Foundation to Junior Achievement USA, who will use the funding for upcoming regional financial literacy and career-readiness programs for youth across six states that align with the People's United footprint, including: CT, NY, MA, VT, NH, ME. This is the single largest one-time grant gifted by the Foundation to a non-profit organization since launching in 2007.
In its first year, Mayor Luke Bronin’s youth service corps has put more than 200 young people to work on hundreds of projects across Hartford. The program, anchored last year by $2.2 million in private donations, has received enough funds to push ahead for another 12 months. Funds came from insurance giants like The Travelers, Aetna and The Hartford, and from the Newman’s Own Foundation, the Dalio Foundation and other charitable groups.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Youth Service Corps kicked off its second year of helping youth participate in paid community service projects Thursday. This year, Mayor Luke Bronin raised $2.5 million for the YSC. Funders include: Barbara Dalio and the Dalio Foundation, the Travelers Foundation, the Newman's Own Foundation, United Technologies Corporation, The Hartford, the Aetna Foundation, and Key Bank.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Knights of Columbus has raised more than $2.8 million for its outreach efforts in the wake of recent natural disasters that have plagued the southern U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. Catholic Charities has announced that it was awarded a $20,000 grant from the United Way of Greater New Haven to help support Centro San José’s comprehensive educational and enrichment program for New Haven youth.
HARTFORD, CT -- Capital Workforce Partners is pleased to announce the generous investment of The Travelers Foundation’s contribution of a $90,000 grant to Capital Workforce Partners in support of youth employment strategies aligned to the Hartford Student Internship Plan (HSIP).