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Friday, June 26, 2020
Thousands of pieces of PPE donated to Waterbury-area non-profits

CHESHIRE, CT -- A team effort full of heart will help more than 100 non-profits in more than 20 towns in the Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills areas continue their important work during the COVID-19 pandemic. That team effort is happening at Marion Manufacturing in Cheshire, where workers have volunteered their time to unpack a truck load of PPE so representatives from the non-profits could pick them up. We’re talking about 200,000 surgical masks, 4,000 face shields, close to 800 N-95 masks. All of that made possible because of donations made to a COVID-19 Response Fund by the Greater Waterbury United Way and the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Second Round of 2020 Grants Announced

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- After a virtual board meeting, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has approved their second round of grants and awarded more than $260,000 to date in grants to a wid

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