by Allan Appel | Jan 15, 2015 1:34 pm | Comments (1)
A successful business couple and a highly trained surgeon felt stressed. Mortgage payments cost so much they couldn’t afford nutritious food. They couldn’t reach the places they needed to go to.
They were trying to balance a budget and make ends meet for a family living on or near poverty level. And they were frazzled after just 15 minutes of trying.
by Staff | Jan 7, 2015 8:23 am | Comments (2)
Concerned about sub-freezing temperatures, the city is opening daytime centers for people with nowhere else to stay warm.
by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 1:04 pm
Forty people joined U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, New Haven Food Policy Council Chair Alycia Santilli, and the state’s two U.S. senators at the Atwater Senior Center Monday morning. The occasion: to mark $2.8 million given to Connecticut (and six other states) so they can participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
by Allan Appel | Dec 18, 2014 8:20 am
The organization taught her about trauma, brought, financial stability to her family, and saved her life. It also bakes a wickedly good plate of chocolate chip cookies.
by Staff | Dec 17, 2014 4:30 pm
Two New Naven community powerhouses are joining one of New Haven’s powerhouse not-for-profit boards, at the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH).
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (3)
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s Healthy Start Program celebrated 19 years of service to the women and babies of the city, and a $5.4 million grant that will help it continue its work through 2019.
by Staff | Dec 4, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (1)
Dan Kinsman, Raymond Wallace and Music Haven won grants for their community work, through the Morris & Irmgard Wessel Fund’s Unsung Heroes Awards.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 2, 2014 8:40 am | Comments (3)
Lauryn Darden, 14, and Nazair Peters, 15, said they would be stuck at home, or in harm’s way, if they didn’t have a safe place to go after school. Fortunately they spend their afternoons in the Leaders-in-Training (LEAP) Inc. getting their homework done, playing sports like basketball and swimming, and learning how to be leaders and mentors.
by Staff | Nov 20, 2014 2:45 pm
For the second straight year, Dixwell neighbors and friends of the late Mae Ola Riddick are keeping her memory alive by running a Thanksgiving food giveaway.
by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm
The Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.