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HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $150,000 in support of the Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund.

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WEST HARTFORD, CT -- Five local nonprofits will receive grants this month to support social justice, help people impacted by COVID-19, and provide assistance to domestic violence survivors from two giving circles at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford: JewGood Hartford for young professionals, and the Lillian Fund for women.

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EAST HARTFORD, CT -- American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) continues its long-standing support of public schools in Connecticut with its donation of eight $1,000 grants to each of the school districts in its service areas. The $8,000 donation is being made through the American Eagle Donor Advised Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut and the Danbury Fair Mall collected 4,000 pounds of nonperishable food at a food drive conducted on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 in the Mall’s parking lot. In addition, the event, which served as this year’s United Way Day of Action, also raised $2,400 in donations. Both the food and the monetary donations will be distributed among nine food pantries in the greater Danbury area that are members of the Danbury Food Collaborative.

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DANBURY, CT -- City-wide economic collaborative DanburyWORKS is partnering with Amazon to provide information sessions about how to obtain employment at the new Amazon delivery station in Danbury.

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Hartford, CT -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that six Connecticut non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $3,100 from the Foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program.

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NEW BRITAIN – Supporting more city residents and families, the American Savings Foundation has donated $35,000 toward United Way’s Neighbors in Need Fund. Because United Way already specializes in supporting local nonprofit organizations, the funds were able to get a quick turnaround and have been given toward six New Britain nonprofit organizations, including the Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc., Human Resources Agency of New Britain, the Prudence Crandall Center, YMCA of New Britain and Berlin, the CCARC Services for people with disabilities, and the Consolidated School District of New Britain.

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FALLS VILLAGE, CT -- The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village has received grants totaling $5,000 to enhance social distancing in the library, by expanding computer and internet accessibility on the library’s second floor, according to a statement. A grant for $1,750 was provided by the Northwest Community Foundation; $1,750 from the Covid-19 Response Fund and the Northwest Corner Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation; $1,500 was provided by Foundation for Community Health.

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HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a collaborative of 21 funders from across the state, has received a $150,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA).

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