$42,200 Awarded for Northwest Corner Critical Needs

The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation through the Draper Foundation Fund and the Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, has awarded 50 charitable organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents grants totaling $42,200. Grants will help provide the most basic of necessities – food, warm clothing and shelter.

The following nonprofits received critical needs grants:
Barkhamsted Senior Center
​Batcheller Early Education Center
Bethlehem Fuel Bank
Canaan (Falls Village) Emergency Relief/Fuel Fund
Canaan Child Care Center
Catholic Charities, Inc.
Center Congregational Church
Chore Service, Inc.
Church of Christ Congregational (UCC)
Community Food Bank
Community Kitchen of Torrington
Cornwall Food and Fuel Fund
Falls Village Senior Center
Family & Children's Aid
Family Resource Center at Vogel-Wetmore School
FISH/Friends in Service to Humanity of Northwestern CT
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry
Friendly Hands Food Bank, Inc.
Goshen Community Care and Hospice
Hands of Grace
Helping Hands Chore Service, Inc.
Housatonic Youth Service Bureau
Kent Social Services
Litchfield Hills Chore Service, Inc.
Litchfield Hills Northwest Elderly Nutrition Program
McCall Center for Behavioral Health
Mental Health CT
Neighbor to Neighbor
North Canaan Congregational Church (Pilgrim House)
North Canaan Social Services
North Congregational Church
Northwest CT Community College
Northwest Hills Council of Governments Fuel Bank
Operation Overflow
Prime Time House
Sharon Community Foundation
Sharon Day Care Center
Sharon Food Closet
Susan B. Anthony Project, Inc.
The Corner Food Pantry Inc.
Torrington Area Youth Service Bureau
Town of Colebrook
Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut
VNA Northwest, Inc.
Warren Good Neighbor Fund
Washington Community Fund, Inc.
Winchester Center Congregational Church
Winchester Youth Service Bureau
Winsted Area Child Care Center, Inc.
Women's Support Services


Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.