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Neighbor to Neighbor Groundbreaking Celebration

In April, Neighbor to Neighbor moved to the much larger, temporary location at Arch Street Teen Center, in response to the rapidly soaring demand for grocery deliveries to more than 550 homes a week during the pandemic. The wide open interior space and large driveway area allow for safe social distancing and other recommended CDC guidelines to be practiced, as well as easy truck and van delivery intake and inventory organization. At this time, clients can no longer come on site to choose their own groceries. instead, Neighbor to Neighbor staff and volunteers are packing the groceries on site and partnering with local non-profit organizations for delivery to the homes of clients. read more...

GIFF Announces Community Impact Awards

With the pandemic still very much a daily reality and communities around the world struggling in unprecedented fashion, Greenwich International Film Festival has announced that it will make a large scale impact on the community and bring about much needed positive news during these extraordinary times. GIFF will award one or more charity partners a significant financial grant (up to $100,000) to be used toward the benefit of an underserved portion of the population within the broad community of Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Focus areas for the grant may include education, basic human rights or health care.  The grant may be used to fund new initiatives, expand programs, or subsidize existing programs.  The grant recipient(s) will be announced and presented in February 2021.   read more...