September 11, 2017
Nonprofit Notebook

Chip's raises $8K for Hospital for Special Care

Photo | Contributed
Photo | Contributed
Photo | Contributed

Chip's Family Restaurant raised $8,200 for the Hospital for Special Care through the Chip's specially created "Stack of Kindness" pancake promotion. The donation benefits The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care and the annual Spectrum of Kindness campaign. Pictured (from left) are: Middlesex Chamber of Commerce member Albert Hamrah; Lynn Ricci, CEO, Hospital for Special Care; George Chatzopoulos, owner, Chip's Family Restaurant; and Larry McHugh, president, Middlesex Chamber of Commerce.

SI Financial Group Foundation awarded a $3,000 grant to Hartford nonprofit Operation Fuel for emergency energy assistance for residents of Willimantic and the Windham region.

Middlesex United Way presented a check for $41,693 to MARC Community Resources in support of their Adult Skill Development and Leisure Program. The program helps individuals with fitness, nutrition and wellness, money management, digital literacy and positive life choices.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation recently donated $280,000 to nonprofits in Connecticut including: Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries, Essex; Community Soup Kitchen, New Haven; The Salvation Army, Hartford; House of Bread, Hartford; and Catholic Charities, Norwich.

The United Bank Foundation Connecticut presented Journey Home with a $10,000 check during "United Bank Night" at Dunkin' Donuts Park. Journey Home, based in Hartford, helps individuals and families overcome homelessness. Pictured (from left) are: Adam Jeamel, United Bank's Eastern Connecticut regional president; Matthew Morgan, executive director of Journey Home; and Amanda Girardin, deputy executive director of Journey Home.

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