Perspectives: On the importance of aiding immigrants

May 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Perspectives: On the importance of aiding immigrants

New Canaan News Online May 26, 2017 By Rev. Drew Williams As I write, I have just returned from the Fifth Annual Spring Benefit Breakfast for Building One Community (formerly Neighbors Link Stamford), the center for immigrant opportunity in Stamford. … Continue reading

Wilton High student named Outstanding Youth Volunteer

February 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Wilton High student named Outstanding Youth Volunteer

  The Hour February 23, 2017 By Stephanie Kim WILTON — Victoria Koenigsberger believes there are misconceptions about immigrants and feels their efforts often go unnoticed. In the three years she’s volunteered at Building One Community, a Stamford-based immigration assistance … Continue reading

Former Scientist Embraces Role Supporting Stamford’s Immigrant Community

January 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Former Scientist Embraces Role Supporting Stamford’s Immigrant Community

Stamford Daily Voice January 26, 2017 By Tom Renner STAMFORD, Conn. — Darien’s Catalina Samper-Horak took a career U-turn nearly three decades ago. She didn’t know that her decision to leave the potentially lucrative field of science and genetics would lead … Continue reading

New name reflects mission of Stamford nonprofit

January 25, 2017 | Comments Off on New name reflects mission of Stamford nonprofit

  Stamford Advocate January 23, 2017 Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media By Liz Skalka STAMFORD — A nonprofit established five years ago to provide resources for immigrants debuted a new name Sunday. “Building One Community — The Center … Continue reading

AARP honors Stamford resident for community service

December 20, 2016 | Comments Off on AARP honors Stamford resident for community service

Stamford Advocate December 15, 2016 By Nelson Oliveira STAMFORD — In the 10 years since Mary Maarbjerg retired from her corporate job to focus full time on volunteer work, she has donated her time to different agencies and causes — … Continue reading