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Partnership for Strong Communities

Partnership for Strong Communities

Connecticut is making progress on reducing chronic homelessness. This headway can be credited to a statewide effort by both social advocates and government officials. Local nonprofit Partnership for Strong Communities is one of these players, making a significant difference across the state. The Partnership’s HousingInCT2017 assessment points out that Connecticut has achieved a 62% reduction …





CT Addiction Services

Amid the increasingly prevalent opioid crisis happening across the country, one of the biggest challenges for users is finding treatment. A new, stand-alone website launched by Connecticut’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) can help change the way addicts can get the services they need. The site, CTAddictionServices.com, allows people to see what …


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Woofgang & Company

Fairfield-area nonprofit Woofgang & Co. opened its doors this October with the goal of providing jobs to adults with disabilities. The organization will sell dog treats and other novelty items while providing vocational training and employment opportunities for young adults with disabilities in the Fairfield area. The Mission Woofgang and Co. is a nonprofit organization …



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Fed 40: A Mobile App Feeding the Hungry

Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE), a nonprofit organization based in Florida was started after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, with the goal of providing meals to hungry people. Since its inception, hundreds of thousands of volunteers have helped provide healthy meals to people in 49 countries around the world. The organization’s latest project, Fed 40, …


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Sky Footwear: Sparking Encouragement and Hope for the Homeless

Keaton Hendricks, a 23-year old business student, took a class assignment of coming up with a Shark Tank inspired pitch and created a business that not only makes money, but helps those in need. Sky Footwear is a for-profit company that sells socks in a buy-one-donate-one process, with every donated pair of socks going directly …