Philanthropy News

Friday, April 24, 2020
Governor Lamont Announces $3 Million Donation of Personal Protective Equipment by Raytheon Technologies to Connecticut for Use by First Responders and Health Care Professionals

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Raytheon Technologies – the recently merged company consisting of Raytheon Company and United Technologies – is donating more than $3 million worth of charter transportation and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the State of Connecticut’s relief supplies, which will be distributed by the state to first responders and front line health care professionals.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Connecticut Restaurant Association launches hospitality relief fund

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.