$64,100 Awarded for Northwest Corner Critical Needs

The Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund, Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund, Karen M. O'Connor Fund and Douglas and Janet Roberts Fund have awarded grants totaling $64,100 to 36 organizations serving some of the area’s most economically distressed residents. Grants will help provide the most basic of necessities – food, warm clothing and shelter.

"These grants matter to the individuals and families that seek emergency and on-going services," said Jeanne Fusco of Susan B. Anthony Project. "These services save lives, and on-going support allows us to help survivors live safer lives."

The following nonprofits received critical needs grants:
Canaan Child Care Center
Caring For Bethlehem
Center for Human Development
Chore Service, Inc
City of Torrington - Litchfield Hills NW Elderly Nutrition
City of Torrington - Sullivan Senior Center
Community Kitchen of Torrington
EdAdvance (FRC at Vogel-Wetmore, Torrington)
EdAdvance (Home Visitation)
EdAdvance (STEPS at East School, Torrington)
Falls Village Emergency Relief/Fuel Fund
Falls Village Senior Center
Family & Children's Aid
FISH of Northwestern Connecticut
FISH of Northwestern Connecticut - Warm the Children
Friendly Hands Food Bank, Inc.
Goshen Community Care & Hospice
Goshen Good Neighbor Fund, Inc.
Hands of Grace
Helping Hands Chore Service
Housatonic Child Care Center
Housatonic Youth Service Bureau
McCall Center for Behavioral Health
Salvation Army - Torrington
Salvation Army - Winsted
Sharon Community Foundation
Sharon Day Care Center
Susan B. Anthony Project
Torrington Youth Service Bureau
Town of Colebrook
United Church of Christ in Cornwall, Congregational
Winchester Center Congregational Church
Winchester Public Schools (Hinsdale School:  PK - Grade 2)
Winchester Youth Service Bureau
Winsted Area Child Care Center
Women's Support Services

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