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DANBURY, CT -- Thanks to a collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim, United Way of Western Connecticut, Sodexo, Danbury Public Schools and other community partners, approximately 200 meals were delivered each weekday to low-income housing sites in Danbury between April 9 and May 29.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s 2020 responsive grant program has awarded $2.98 million to local nonprofit organizations working for the benefit of the community.

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WINDSOR, CT -- The Town of Windsor, Windsor Chamber of Commerce, and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut are partnering to provide direct financial assistance to Windsor residents struggling to meet basic needs due to COVID-19.

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RICHMOND, VA -- Dominion Energy and its charitable foundation are committing $5 million to help community reconciliation and rebuilding across the company's 20-state footprint.

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HARTFORD — During its April board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy elected Elaine V. Mintz, vice president of operations, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, as its new board chair to succeed outgoing chair Kathryn Luria, senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy, Webster Bank. Joining CCP’s executive board leadership is Vice Chair Tiffany Donelson, vice president of programs, Connecticut Health Foundation, a West Hartford resident. Also from West Hartford is Jill Hutensky, senior vice president, Hartford market manager, Bank of America, who is one of six newly elected CCP Board members.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Grants to date totaling $5.7 million to more than 100 organizations providing basic human needs and other services to local residents.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Firebox, the innovative farm-to-table restaurant in Hartford’s Frog Hollow neighborhood, will close after 13 years, citing the COVID-19 pandemic and “the uncertainty it has brought.” The Melville Charitable Trust launched Firebox on Broad Street in 2007, with a vision “to serve extraordinary food and to bring jobs, investment, and opportunity to the community." The restaurant became a destination for locally grown fare, crafting its daily menus with produce, meats and dairy from Connecticut farms.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Partnership for Strong Communities in Hartford recently received a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County's Community Foundation to support the operations of the Reaching Home Campaign.

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