Category: Philanthropy

Webster Donates $100,000 to United Way to Aid COVID-19 Response Funds

Emergency relief funds will help meet basic needs WATERBURY, Conn., April 15, 2020 – Webster Bank announced today a $100,000 donation to United Way COVID-19 Response Funds as part of its commitment to support its local communities. The Funds assist agencies and families which are facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will…

Dorothy Hamill and Michelle Kwan Join COVID-19 Benefit for Americares

Stamford, CT – Figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan are joining the biggest names in figure skating this Friday, April 17, for a livestream benefit event supporting Americares response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Japanese champions Miki Ando, Shizuka Arakawa, Yuka Sato and Fumie Suguri have also joined the roster of…

Norwalk Community College among CSCU institutions to donate PPE to frontline healthcare workers

Norwalk, CT – Norwalk Community College’s Hospital Simulation Unit, a high-tech teaching facility for nursing, respiratory and allied health workers, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline health care workers caring for victims of the COVID-19 virus in Connecticut.  NCC has donated 15,0000 medical gloves, 919 masks, and 130 gowns, and has lent three…

UI, SCG and CNG Donate $210,000 to Organizations Providing Community and Economic Relief in Connecticut

United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), today announced $210,000 in donations to community organizations that are working to ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Connecticut residents and businesses. This initial outlay in Connecticut is part of a broader $2 million commitment by AVANGRID to…

Lamont urges volunteers from the general public to participate in Connecticut’s COVID-19 response efforts

HARTFORD, CT) – Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and a large number of state officials and nonprofit providers are urging Connecticut residents to consider taking on a volunteer role in their communities to help respond to the COVID-19 crisis. While the state already began a campaign seeking out volunteers who have health care experience, today the…

UI, SCG and CNG Donate 6,900 Protective Masks To Yale-New Haven Health

ORANGE, CT – United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas today announced they are donating approximately 6,900 protective masks to Yale New Haven Health, amid a shortage of protective gear for medical personnel fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The 3,700 surgical masks and 3,200 N95 respirators are being shipped today to a state receiving center.…