$81,150 Awarded for Northwest Corner Critical Needs

The Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund, Marion Wm. and Alice Edwards Fund and Making Cents Fund have awarded grants totaling $81,150 to 40 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.

“We see so many families in need every year,” said Pastor Kevin Mongeau of Hands of Grace. “We truly appreciate your partnership in helping those who are struggling.”

The following nonprofits received critical needs grants:

Batcheller Early Education Center
Bronc Callahan Community Fund
Canaan Child Care Center
Caring For Bethlehem
Chore Service, Inc.
Church of Christ Congregational
Community Kitchen of Torrington
Cornwall Social Services
EdAdvance
Edward E. Sullivan Senior Center
Falls Village Emergency Relief/Fuel Fund
Falls Village Senior Center
Family & Children's Aid
FISH of Northwestern Connecticut
Food Rescue US
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
Litchfield Department of Social Services
Litchfield Hills Northwest Elderly Nutrition Program
McCall Center for Behavioral Health
Mental Health Connecticut, Inc.
North Canaan Social Services
Prime Time House
Salvation Army
Sharon Day Care Center
Susan B. Anthony Project
The Junior Women's Club of the Litchfield Hills
Torrington Youth Service Bureau
Town of Colebrook
Town of Kent Social Services
United Church of Christ in Cornwall, Congregational
Warm the Children
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.