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RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation announced today it is providing a free supply of hypertension medicines to approximately 140 patients in Santiago de Maria, El Salvador. The donation is an expansion of its Product Donations Program, which provides a free supply of medication to patients in need. This contribution marks the first time Boehringer Ingelheim has partnered with AmeriCares to provide a dedicated supply of medication to patients outside of the United States.
GROTON, CT -- Maryam Elahi, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, recently participated in a panel discussion focusing on Women and Leadership. The event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, took place on Friday, September 26, 2014.
NORWALK, CT -- Three Westport residents have been named to Fairfield County’s Community Foundation board of directors, Maxwell Bonnie, Steven Goldstein and Dr. David Levinson.
HARTFORD, CT -- In this article about the Connecticut Department of Public Health launch of the Office of Health Equity to eliminate health disparities, Elizabeth Krause, vice president of policy and communications for the Connecticut Health Foundation, applauded the creation of the new office and is quoted.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health Foundation, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and the Foundation for Community Health plan to pay for about 35 people to conduct “shoe leather” outreach to help Connecticut residents sign up for health care coverage during the second round of open enrollment under Obamacare, which begins Nov. 15.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to the United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Fund, with funds directed to Ebola-related services.
"Women Give" is the signature research project of the Women's Philanthropy Institute. Each report offers insights into why and how gender matters in philanthropy. Women Give 2013 focuses on charitable giving by girls and boys and assesses whether the gender differences observed in adult charitable giving begin to emerge at younger ages.
"Women Give" is the signature research project of the Women's Philanthropy Institute. Each report offers insights into why and how gender matters in philanthropy. Women Give 2012 focuses on the effect of age and gender on giving with a spotlight on Boomers and older Americans.
Women Moving Millions' report, "All In For Her: A Call To Action," puts a direct request before the women it says have the capacity to give $1 trillion a year globally. New data on Women's Giving includes: Women control a significant and
growing part of North American and global wealth; women currently control an estimated $13.2 trillion of wealth in North America.
HARTFORD, CT -- A group of more than 150 supply management employees and executives from across all United Technologies Corp. business units came together in early September to take charge of all Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity build sites, including its ReStore warehouse facility in Bloomfield.
Nellie Mae Foundation President and CEO Nick Donohue sat down with Learning Lab to talk about the Foundation’s investments. Donohue’s focus is “student-centered learning,” which he says can improve student drop-out rates and better prepare students for post-secondary education.
WESTPORT, CT -- Westport Country Playhouse, a not-for-profit organization, received an $18,500 grant from Connecticut Humanities to support its community engagement initiative, "Threads of Time, Fabric of History: 'Intimate Apparel' in Context." The series of events will run in October, concurrently with the Playhouse production of Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's play, "Intimate Apparel."
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A group of Hartford music educators is spending Saturday learning how to teach their students to rock out. The program, financed through the SpreadMusicNow education fund and Little Kids Rock organization, is expected to provide lessons to more than 3,200 students. BeFoundation recently established the SpreadMusicNow Fund at Fairfield County's Community Foundation.