Partners

We believe in the power of collaboration and have funded organizations including:

 

 

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

For 100 years, we have offered Greenwich kids a safe place to learn and grow – and have fun at the same time. Our staff and board are committed to providing high-quality educational programs, building a sense of character and citizenship, maintaining diversity, and offering kids a safe, nurturing, and affordable environment.

www.bgcg.org

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Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum has long recognized the benefits of museum education.  Our Education Department enhances visitors’ ability to understand and appreciate collections and exhibitions each day, with programming available to visitors of all ages and abilities. As part of our dedication to share objects and art – particularly with those who have the greatest need – the museum provides the Neighborhood Collaborative program – an enrichment and education program offered to area, at-risk and low-income youth.

https://brucemuseum.org

 

 

Children of Fallen Patriots

Our mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

  • We are dedicated to serving the families of combat casualties and military training accidents as well as other duty-related deaths.
  • We cover all branches of the armed forces.
  • We cover suicides and illness if VA rules the death was in the line of duty.

 

http://www.fallenpatriots.org

 

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a nonprofit, academic, pediatric medical center. We provide the highest quality healthcare for children in our region and beyond.

Each year, we provide more than 97,000 children with pediatric health care in a setting designed just for their needs.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a research hospital and believe that it is through research that we can improve the delivery of care to the children of the future.

www.chla.org

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Children’s Literacy Initiative

Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) is a non-profit that works with teachers to transform instruction so that children can become powerful readers, writers and thinkers.

By developing collaborative networks of CLI schools we serve as training sites for local teachers, sustaining quality teaching and increasing student achievement.
www.cli.org

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Connecticut Food Bank

The mission of the Connecticut Food Bank is to provide nutritious food to people in need. We do this by supplying food products and resources to our member agencies, as well as through direct food distribution programs and by promoting public awareness about the problem of hunger.

We provide food and resources to some 700 community-based food programs, such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and low-income adult and child day programs in six of the state’s eight counties: Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham.

The Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of emergency food in Connecticut and distributes enough food to provide more than 17 million meals each year.

http://ctfoodbank.org

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières

Every year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides emergency medical care to millions of people caught in crises in more than 60 countries around the world. MSF provides assistance when catastrophic events—such as armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, or natural disasters—overwhelm local health systems. MSF also assists people who face discrimination or neglect from their local health systems or when populations are otherwise excluded from health care.

http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org

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Family Centers

Empowering Children, Adults, Families and Communities to Realize Their Potential

Family Centers is a private, non-profit organization offering education and human services to children, adults and families living in Lower Fairfield County.

More than 200 professionals and 3,000 trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs.

 http://www.familycenters.org

 

Greenwich Arts Council

The Greenwich Arts Council was incorporated as a 501©(3) non-profit arts organization in 1973. It was formed as a direct outcome of the 1971 Development Action Plan of the Town of Greenwich which identified the need to develop greater encouragement of, and access to, the arts in the Town and surrounding area. Initially located in space at the Greenwich Library, GAC moved in 1980 to occupy the second and third floors of the Old Town Hall Building on Greenwich Avenue in the heart of the downtown business district where it created an Arts Center for its own programs and those of other arts organizations in Greenwich.

http://www.ywcagreenwich.org

 

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Helen Woodward Animal Center

Helen Whittier Woodward, the Center’s founder, was committed to making the world a better place for people and animals. In 1972, she and a group of friends envisioned a facility that would encompass comprehensive animal care and public education programs. Through her support and leadership, she guided the facility into one of the area’s most highly regarded animal and human service programs. The California native who maintained a home in Del Mar for 40 years, Helen Woodward dedicated her life to a number of charities, including those for animals, blind people, and the elderly.

www.animalcenter.org

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Horizons For Homeless Children

Our mission is to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play, and comprehensive family support services. To support our mission, we also advocate on behalf of young children, train educators and human services providers, and provide research on the impact of early education on homeless children.

www.horizonsforhomelesschildren.org

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Kids in Crisis

Kids in Crisis provides 24-hour support to help children and families resolve conflict. Crisis Counselors work through any situation and meet face-to-face for intervention and assistance. For those who need more than short-term counseling, Kids in Crisis offers its two emergency sheltersin Cos Cob, both licensed by the State of Connecticut: the Crisis Nursery for infants and young children and the Teen House for adolescents. These homes, complete with a fully-staffed, state-of-the-art medical clinic, provide therapeutic care in a safe, nurturing environment for up to 20 children at any one time.

 http://www.kidsincrisis.org/

 

 

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 45 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.

https://www.mskcc.org

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

The MMRF has combined the most successful characteristics of a Fortune 500 company and a scientific research lab to invent a new kind of entity, with a culture of speed, innovation, accountability, and results. We have identified and removed barriers that slow drug development, turned competition into collaboration, and brought together all stakeholders — patients, clinicians, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, and investors — to accomplish more together than any of us can achieve alone.

http://www.themmrf.org

 

Neighbor to Neighbor

In 1975, Neighbor to Neighbor opened its doors in the basement of Christ Church Greenwich. A group of concerned individuals established Neighbor as a clearinghouse for the distribution of free clothing and food to people with emergency needs in Greenwich, Stamford and Port Chester.

While the food program began as an effort to supply food on an emergency basis, the Greenwich Department of Social Services asked Neighbor in 1984 to initiate a weekly food program for Greenwich families in great need of assistance in the face of increasing cost of living expenses. Volunteers packed bags with a variety of available food items to supply families with three meals, for three days, for each member of the family.

www.n-to-n.org

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NYU Langone

NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the world’s first university-affiliated facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine–plus NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research.

www.NYULMC.org

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Northwestern University

Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.

http://www.northwestern.edu/index.html

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.

www.plannedparenthood.org

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Patient AirLift Services

Patient AirLift Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that arranges free air transportation for individuals requiring medical diagnosis, treatment or follow-up who cannot afford or are unable to fly commercially.

PALS also arranges volunteer flights for family members of patients as compassionate missions, to ensure patients have support when they are away home for long periods. PALS is proud to assist military personnel and their families with free flights to aid in the recovery and rehabilitation processes for our wounded veterans.

http://www.palservices.org

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Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project’s mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Our vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history. Our purpose:

  • To raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members.
  • To help injured service members aid and assist each other.
  • To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.

www.woundedwarriorproject.org

 

 

Women With A Vision

Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV) is a community-based non-profit, founded in 1989 by a grassroots collective of African-American women in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities of color.

Created by and for women of color, WWAV is a social justice non-profit that addresses issues faced by women within our community and region. Major areas of focus include Sex Worker Rights, Drug Policy Reform, HIV Positive Women’s Advocacy, and Reproductive Justice outreach.

http://wwav-no.org

 

 

YWCA Greenwich

YWCA Greenwich is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

http://www.ywcagreenwich.org