by Ike Swetlitz | Feb 19, 2015 6:01 pm | Comments (3)
Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 12, 2015 12:05 pm | Comments (17)
New Haven is home to nearly 400 not-for-profits generating $700 million in annual revenue. Throw in Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital, and the revenue grows to $7 billion.
Yet the city still struggles to make progress on the issues these groups address: jobs, education, crime and poverty.
by David Sepulveda | Feb 11, 2015 12:05 pm | Comments (1)
Jack Paulishen, an award-winning teacher at James Hillhouse High School, didn’t mince words: “As some of you know, I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma this past August, and part of me knows that I would not be getting this award if I didn’t have cancer. Having said that, if I was running this fundraiser (which I have in the past) I’d give me an award too. (Who wouldn’t buy a $25 ticket for a guy who has cancer? LOL.)”
by Staff | Feb 9, 2015 1:14 pm
The following write-up was submitted by LEAP.
What are you doing on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 26? How about expanding your mind, meeting new people and having fun while making a difference for New Haven children.
Want to hear about Peter Rosazza’s 54 years as a priest and his reflections on six popes while eating dinner at Anne and Guido Calabresi’s home? How about listening to Chris DePino play jazz harmonica after a vegetarian meal prepared by John Cavaliere at his Lyric Hall?
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.