J. Walton Bissell Foundation
Saturday, February 3, 2018
NIANTIC, CT -- The prison Braille program at York will be a partnership between the American Printing House for the Blind, Department of Correction and the state Department of Rehabilitation Services' Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind. The J. Walton Bissell Foundation of West Hartford awarded APH a $26,000 grant to buy computers and other equipment needed to launch the program, including a Perkins Braille embosser, translation software and Braille paper.
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Raises $60,000 in Grants to Support Neighbors in Need
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that it has received $60,000 in grants to support Neighbors in Need, a local effort that will help meet the immediate and longer term needs of children and families displaced by the devastation of recent hurricanes and others needing basic human services. United Way has itself contributed $100,000 to Neighbors in Need.