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TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, with help from local donors and fundholders, has made an initial pledge of $470,000 in support of emergency needs in Northwest Connecticut.

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NEW YORK, NY -- The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced a $5 million commitment to assist families and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in North America, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. 

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Philadelphia, PA -- In the spirit of connectivity and community, Comcast NBCUniversal and Telemundo have launched cross-company campaigns to encourage Americans to participate in the first ever digital census.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The Chronicle for Philanthropy reports on foundations adapting their policies, and spoke with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven as one foundation that has shifted its calendar.

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MERIDEN, CT -- Two local YMCAs are participating in a new state-led initiative to provide child care for children of hospital employees and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the Southington/Cheshire Y awaits funding from the state, the Main Street Community Foundation has donated $25,000 to get the child care services up and running.

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FARMINGTON, CT -- The Connecticut Restaurant Association launched a relief fund Wednesday to help hospitality workers throughout the state, and will distribute individual $500 grants to employees whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The fund will be supported by private, community, and individual donations.

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HARTFORD, CT -- John B. Larson Healthcare Worker Nourishment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will contribute to organizations that provide onsite, on-the-job nourishment and sustenance to those health care workers who are treating and caring for people impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic at hospitals and other healthcare facilities in Connecticut’s First Congressional District.

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ROCKY HILL, CT -- United Way of Connecticut (UWC), whose mission is to help meet the needs of Connecticut and its residents by providing information, education and connection to services, seeks a President and CEO.

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SOUTHINGTON, CT -- Southington Community YMCA opened its child care doors again to serve hospital staff in need of child care during the Covid-19 crisis that is impacting the local community and nation.We are so grateful to Main Street Community Foundation for expediting a bridge grant from the Barnes Memorial Trust to fund the startup costs associated with establishing emergency childcare services for front line hospital workers and first responders

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