Read stories about the work that nonprofits are doing to improve our community:

Learning to Cook - for Work and Life (The Connection)

Weekend Food Program Comes to New Haven School (Aid for Orphan Relief Foundation)

Food for the Homebound (FISH of Greater New Haven)

Living Life to the Fullest (Chapel Haven)

Giving Children the Vision to Succeed (Helen Keller International)

Building Meaningful Lives (Fellowship Place)

Musical Opportunity (Music Haven)

A Passion for Choral Music (New Haven Chorale)

Hands-on Education (Architecture Resource Center)

Expansion for the 21st Century (James Blackstone Memorial Library)

Read to Grow Gives Books to Families (Read to Grow)

Connecting Students with Careers (New Haven Promise)

Green Jobs Program Engages Students (New Haven Ecology Project/Common Ground)

Volunteers Give Time and Hearts (Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter)

Urban Oases for Birds and People (Audubon Connecticut)

Protecting our Air, Land and Water (Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save The Sound)

Planting Trees and Growing Community Leaders (Urban Resources Initiative)

Stopping Hunger with Summer Meals (End Hunger Connecticut!

The New Haven Diaper Bank Helps Families in Need (New Haven Diaper Bank)

Salvation Offers Hope (New Haven Salvation Army)

Literacy Volunteers Change Lives (Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven

The Corner of Hope and Love (Youth Continuum)

Plant Therapy (GROWERS, Inc.)

Teaching Skills and Transforming Lives (ConnCAT)

Clearing the Hurdles to Higher Ed (Higher Heights)

Women Investing in Second Chances (Career Resources, Inc)

Creativity Blooms (Amity Teen Center)

A Place for Youth (New Haven YMCA Youth Center)

A Second Home (Boys and Girls Club of New Haven)

Leaders of Today (Citywide Youth Coalition)

Providing a Helping Hand (Area Congregations Together)

Building Homes, Building Community (Habitat for Humanity)

Providing for Those in Need (TEAM Inc.)

Food, Shelter and Compassion (Beth-El Center)

Being Their Best Selves (St. Martin de Porres Academy)

New Haven Legal Assistance Fights for Justice (New Haven Legal Assistance)

Scranton Memorial Library Plans for the Future (E.C. Scranton Memorial Library)

All Abilities Welcome (Channel 3 Kids Camp)

Literacy Tutors Build Connections (Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut)

Fighting for the Rights of Those Who Served (Connecticut Veteran’s Legal Center)

Walking in an Urban Oasis (The New Haven Land Trust)

Remaining Active in Old Age (The Agency on Aging)

Boys in Motion  (Elm City Dance Collective)

Transforming Behavioral Health (The Connecticut Women’s Consortium)

Arts for the People (The Valley Arts Council)

Abilities Without Boundaries (Abilities Without Boundaries)

Success on the Field and in the Classroom (Elm City Internationals)

Mothers and Daughters for Justice (Mothers and Daughters for Justice)

Data for the People (DataHaven)

Resolving Conflict through Mutual Respect (Community Mediation)

A Cool Place to Do Cool Things (The Institute Library)

Lending a Helping Hand, Home and Abroad (Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven)

Chorus Sings Their Way into the Hearts of the Community (Wallingford Chorus)

Helping Families: One Home at a Time (Family Centered Services of CT)

Scouting and STEM (Housatonic Council of the Boy Scouts)

Fighting Child Sex Trafficking Here and Abroad (Love146)

Building a Healthy Community with Food (CitySeed)

Supporting LGBT Youth (True Colors)

Spreading the News (Branford Eagle)

A Legacy of Preservation (Connecticut Forest & Park Association)

A Theater for the People (The Square Foot Theatre)

Learning Life Lessons through Tennis (New Haven Youth Tennis and Education)

Living Life to the Fullest (Gaylord Hospital)

Hands-On Learning at the Eli Whitney Museum (Eli Whitney Museum)

Welcoming Every Child (CT Children's Musuem)

Ballet Teaches More than Dance (New Haven Ballet)

Called to Serve (Apostle Immigrant Services)

Creating Positive Impact on Valley Families (Valley YMCA)

Maximizing Independence and Belonging (Vista Vocational and Life Skills Center)

Putting Patients First (Griffin Hospital

New Center in Hill Offers Access to Resources (Christian Comunity Action)

Program Supports Local Families in Need (Easter Seals Goodwill Industries)

Preserving New Haven's History and Heritage (New Haven Colony Historical Society)

Compassionately Serving the Hungry (Community Dining Room)

Family Center Provides Array of Support Services (Women & Family Life Center)

Table to Farm in New Haven (New Haven Farms)

Four Decades Helping Latinos Succeed (Spanish Community of Wallingford)

Action and Advocacy for a Prosperous Community (Community Action Agency)

Engaging Fathers (New Haven Healthy Start, 'rKids Family Center, New Haven Family Alliance)

20 Years of Sowing Seeds, Encouraging Growth (Community Fund for Women & Girls, Mary Wade Home, Clifford Beers)

Helping Older People Remain Independent (Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers)

Providing Shelter from the Storms of Abuse (BHcare/Umbrella Center of Domestic Violence Services)

Grassroots Still Growing in New Haven Neighborhoods (Pequenas Ligas Hispanas de New Haven)

Nourishing Bodies and Spirits in New Haven (Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen)

Much Needed Support for Mental Health (Bridges...A Community Support System)

A Voice for New Haven Youth (Youth Rights Media)

Safety and Peace for Refugees (IRIS - Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services)

A Solid Education Starts Early (West Haven Child Development Center)

Celebrating 20 Years of Arts, Ideas and Community (International Festival of Arts & Ideas)

Guide Dogs Give Veterans Freedom (Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind)

Help, Hope and Hair for CT Cancer Patients (CancerCare)

Making College Accessible: There's an App for That (College Summit)

Books and Pediatricians - A Healthy Pair (Reach Out and Read Connecticut)

Spreading Reading's Power in New Haven (New Haven Reads)

20 Years of Support for Area Youth (The Consultation Center /Citywide Youth Coalition)

Warming Shelter for the Homeless (Columbus House)

Making Loss Easier for Young Children (Friends Center for Children)

Preserving New Haven's Architectural History (New Haven Preservation Trust)

Building Community One Neighborhood at a Time (Neighborhood Housing Services)

Everyone is Home at Farnam (Farnam Neighborhood House)

A Place for Nurturing Artistic Talents (Creative Arts Workshop)

LEAP Rises to the Occassion to Help New Haven Youth (LEAP)

Partnerships: Making Beautiful Music (New Haven Symphony Orchestra)

Gateway Project is About Maintenance and Motivation (Liberty Community Service)

Access and Action for Our Region's Most Vulnerable Patients (Project Access)

In the Swing of Things (Squash Haven)

Protecting Our Pets: A Mutually beneficial Arrangement (Animal Haven & Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter)

Ensuring Healthy Vision Early (Healthy Eyes Alliance)

Teaching Youth to Own their Economic Success (Junior Achievement of Southwest New England)

A Dramatic Dedication to Community (The Whitney Players Theater Company)

Cultivating a Community (Massaro Community Farm)

Charting a Path for Low-income Families (Connecticut Association for Human Service)

From Hospital to Healthy: Transitioning Patients So They Stay at Home (Visiting Nurse Association of South Central CT)

Weekends in the Country Program Offers Time to Relax and Recharge (Horizons Inc)

A Trust in the Lans (New Haven Land Trust)

Diaper Bank Possible with Health Fund (New Haven Diaper Bank)

Easing the Burden, Improving Lives (Orchard House)