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2020 2nd  Quarter

Convenant House

Opening Doors for
Homeless & Trafficked Youth: 

Millions of kids
suffer on the streets every day. For over 40 years, Covenant House has
sheltered and cared for these young people – now standing as a powerful human
rights movement for homeless and trafficked youth in 31 cities across 6
countries.

2020 1st Quarter

Shriners Hospitals for Children 

Provides specialized care to children with orthopedic
conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless
of the family’s ability to pay. Generally, care is provided until age 18,
although, in some cases it may be extended to age 21. All care and services
are provided in a family-centered environment.

2019 4th Quarter

WISDOM

Women in Science Demonstrating Outstanding
Merits
Igniting the inner passion of the sciences in every woman to drive a balanced
scientific journey now and into tomorrow.

2019 3rd Quarter

Maina Foundation

Maina Foundation is a non-profit
organization dedicated to providing critical funding for increasing breast
cancer awareness and promoting early detection to women in need of financial
assistance. By working at a grass roots level, the foundation will devote
majority of the funds raised to hospitals and clinics for furthering the
cause of early detection.

2019 2nd Quarter

St Jude’s Children’s
Hospital

St. Jude is leading the way the world
understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening
diseases.

2019 1st Quarter

SCORE Southeastern
CT – Sponsored Workshop

SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest
network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of
entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our
volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the
next generation of entrepreneurs.

2018 4th Quarter

Royal Family Kids

Royal Family Kids mission: create positive,
life-changing moments for foster children who have come face-to-face with
neglect, abuse and abandonment. We can rewrite the narratives of these
amazing children, by showing them the life-changing love, joy, and hope that
they deserve. Together, we can ensure no foster child has to face the world
alone.

2018 3rd Quarter

Smile Train

Smile Train’s vision is to ensure every
child born with a cleft can lead a full and productive life. Smile Train is
an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single,
solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.

2018 2nd Quarter

Best Buddies
International

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit
501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement
that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment
and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental
disabilities (IDD).

2018 1st Quarter

Girls Inc.

GIRLS INC. INSPIRES ALL GIRLS TO BE STRONG,
SMART, AND BOLD. Our programming, in partnership with schools and at our
centers through 82 local organizations, focuses on the development of the
whole girl. A combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl
environment and research-based programming equips girls to lead fulfilling
and productive lives, break the cycle of poverty, and become role models in
their community.

2017 4th Quarter

Make-A-Wish
Foundation of America

Tens of thousands of volunteers, donors and
supporters advance the Make-A-Wish vision to grant the wish of every child
diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. In the United States and
its territories, on average, a wish is granted every 34 minutes. We believe a
wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us and inspires
us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

2017 3rd Quarter

Women and Family
Life Center

The mission statement of Women & Family
Life Center is to empower women and their families to face challenges and
transitions in their lives with grace and dignity. Within our safe and
intimate setting on the Connecticut shoreline:

  • Women and families in crisis move to new strength
  • Life transitions become a time of positive change
    rather than a time of isolation, fear, and financial distress
  • Women and families are able to access a strong
    network of support, education, and community

2017 2nd Quarter

Caroline’s Miracle
Foundation

Bringing smiles to the faces of children
with inoperable brain tumors. Collaborating for the cure!

Caroline’s Miracle Foundation has a three-pronged
mission:

  • to help families of children affected by DIPG create
    unique and special experiences based on their child’s favorite things…
    In fact, Caroline’s suggestion: “to provide kids with Limo rides to
    doctor appointments” 🙂 Really, our goal is to simply help kids
    with DIPG do something that makes them smile!
  • to fund promising research to help find a cure for
    Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
  • to support safety programs in Caroline’s beloved
    community of Old Lyme

2017 1st Quarter

University of New
Haven, Charger Challenge, Innovation Center

2016 4th Quarter

PROJECT 3.8

PROJECT 3.8 was so named to call attention
to the fact that national funding for all pediatric cancers combined is a
mere 3.8%, which is not enough. PROJECT 3.8 was founded by Robyn Ivy in
collaboration with Melissa Murray of the Dorian J. Murray Foundation to carry
on Dorian’s legacy.

PROJECT 3.8’s mission is:

  • To educate people about the disruption cancer brings
    to families
  • To encourage and inspire others to help their
    neighbors who are fighting cancer
  • To financially support pediatric cancer research

2016 3rd Quarter

Horizons for
Homeless Children

Horizons for Homeless Children is one of the
few organizations in Massachusetts focused exclusively on the needs of young
homeless children and their families. Today, we provide high-quality early
education, opportunities for play, and family support services to more than
2,000 homeless children each week in Massachusetts.

2016 2nd Quarter

Confetti Foundation

The mission of the Confetti Foundation is to
supply birthday parties to children who have to spend their birthday in the
hospital.

The foundation was started with the hope
that families will be able to shift their focus from their child’s sickness
for just 30 minutes and celebrate. Although the party is not a cure, it will
be a welcome distraction and good reminder that every child deserves to be
celebrated.

2016 1st Quarter

University of New Haven, Charger Challenge, Innovation Center