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SOUTHINGTON, CT -- Over 500 guests filled the Aqua Turf Club Wednesday night, to celebrate the 381 recipients of the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship given by the American Savings Foundation.

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- As a high-intensity 100-day campaign winds down, community groups in five central Connecticut cities and towns report they’ve lined up housing for 44 homeless young people. Among the organizations participating were the Melville Charitable Trust, Partnership for Strong Communities, the city of New Britain’s community services department, the Salvation Army, the American Savings Foundation, the OIC of New Britain, Community Health Resources, the Friendship Service Center, Prudence Crandall, Journey Home, the United Way, the state Department of Housing, the Main Street Community Foundation, and the Human Resources Agency of New Britain.

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BERLIN, CT -- Comcast announced today it is significantly expanding eligibility for Internet Essentials, which is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program, to include all qualified low-income households in its service area. This number includes nearly 191,000 households across the state of Connecticut. 

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HARTFORD, CT -- A new report released by the Connecticut Health Foundation aims to help social service organizations and clinical care providers build partnerships to address the many factors that influence people’s health.

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SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has launched a new competitive grantmaking program that aims to increase financial self-sufficiency among immigrants in northeast Dutchess County and strengthen the nonprofit infrastructure that supports the area's growing immigrant community.

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NEW CANAAN, CT -- The fifth annual Camp LiveGirl brought together 130 girls from across Connecticut, including girls from as far away as the Waterbury Boys & Girls Club and the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. The New Canaan Community Foundation, the Connecticut Community Foundation, the Grace J. Fippinger Foundation, and Refinitiv funded camp scholarships.

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HARTFORD, CT -- Tthe Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant to Foodshare to build the capacity of food pantries to fill the gap and offer "one-stop shopping" for food and other resources to promote health and financial wellbeing. 

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) has awarded $30,000 from its unrestricted Sarah M. Ferguson Fund to Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound to aid in the construction of a new segment of the Mill River Trail.

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MANSFIELD, CT -- The Steeple Chase Bike Ride and Walk on August 17, will again benefit three social service organizations in northeast Connecticut, and every dollar raised by Steeple Chase participants or sponsors will be matched in 2019 by the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation.

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