Founded in 1988, this is a nationwide community-based organization. Rebuilding Together Fairfield County, Inc. provides assistance to low-income homeowners who are not able to cover the costs of home repair. Typically, these individuals are elderly or have a disability or are families with children. Nonprofit facilities such as schools, shelters and daycare centers are also included.
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REBUILDING TOGETHER FAIRFIELD COUNTYLearn More
NORWALK HOUSING AUTHORITY / NEON – NORWALK ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY NOWLearn More
Norwalk Housing Authority will integrate NEON’s programs and services in 2016. NEON declared bankruptcy in 2014. Previously, in 2012 NEON (Norwalk) and her sister organization CTE (Stamford), the Committee on Training and Employment merged into one agency. Their mission is to provide economically disadvantaged residents of the greater Norwalk and Stamford area with the range of […]
COMMUNITY PLATESLearn More
Community Plates is a nonprofit organization, that exists to get that surplus food from the trash can, dumpsters and landfills to where it can make a difference in shelters, soup kitchens, food banks and food pantries.
AMERICARES FOUNDATIONLearn More
Founded in 1982, this is the world’s largest private relief organization. Keeping overhead under 2%, it sends relief flights of medicine, medical equipment, and nutritional items to victims of natural disasters, famine, and war in 137 countries around the world.
GREENWICH EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICELearn More
Private nonprofit emergency ambulance service started in 1986. Each ambulance team has a Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician. GEMS is the sole provider of emergency services to the TOWN OF GREENWICH. Their mission is to provide pre-hospital medical care of the highest quality and in the most cost effective manner. GREENWICH POLICE respond with GEMS to all […]
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF GREENWICHLearn More
Chartered in 1959, this league is part of an international nonprofit organization. The JLG has 900 women members, over age 21, committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It has designed and […]
COS COB LIBRARYLearn More
Branch of the Greenwich Library system. Offers computers and wireless throughout the building. A Community room displays art work throughout most of the year and the room is available for local meetings and programs.
CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORKLearn More
Nationwide nonprofit organization, founded in 1981, which arranges free air travel for cancer patients and bone marrow donors and recipients to or from recognized treatment centers by using empty seats on corporate aircrafts. There is no financial need requirement to use this service, but the patient must be able to walk and cannot require any […]
DRESS FOR SUCCESS, MID-FAIRFIELD COUNTYLearn More
Founded in 1996, this nonprofit organization provides clothing for low-income women who are going into or returning to the work force. Referrals are through government agencies, including homeless or domestic violence shelters, immigration services, and job training programs. Each client receives one suit for interviewing and another when she gets a job.
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION – MDA IN CONNECTICUTLearn More
Local branch of a national nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. They fund worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.
DARIEN BOOK AID PLAN, INC.Learn More
Founded in 1949, this is a non-profit, all volunteer organization sends books in response to specific requests from Peace Corps volunteers, libraries and schools all over the world. Books are also donated to libraries, prisons, hospitals, and Native American and Appalachian groups in the United States. The lobby of the building is open 24 hours […]
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS – SOUTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT CHAPTERLearn More
A regional branch of a national nonprofit organization founded in 1904. They recruit, screen and train caring adults to act as mentors and then match them with children. They operate on the premise that a one-to-one relationship with an adult provides the support a child needs to grow and mature into a responsible adult. No […]