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Aug 15 2021

New community initiative brings drug addiction services to Stamford streets: ‘These are our neighbors’

Stamford Advocate By Pat Tomlinson. STAMFORD – Bonnie Kim Campbell looks out at the city’s West Side, where she’s lived all 66 years of her life and sees a diamond in the rough. To her, the West Side is a tight-knit, diverse community of people, many of whom have called the neighborhood their home for…
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Aug 2 2021

Could Stamford Health’s ‘No Barriers’ be a model for future health campaigns? Its CEO thinks so

Stamford Advocate By Michael Cummo STAMFORD – Judy Veliz was struggling to schedule an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine by searching online for openings nearby, so she called the Americares Free Clinic of Stamford. The clinic is one of the partners that has been working with Stamford Health as part of a program called…
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Jul 15 2021

Darien teens tackle food insecurity with healthy eating, organic farming

The Darien Times By Brian Gioiele Local teens Bruno Coppe and Kyle Bloomer spent the early months of the pandemic as volunteers, helping those suffering from food insecurity get necessary nourishment. While the pair was pleased to aid those in need, what they learned was that most of the food being distributed to those families…
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Alejandra's immigration story

Jul 3 2021

Meet a new American – ‘I am an immigrant. I’m a mom. … I started from zero.’

Stamford Advocate By John Breunig (opinion) If you want to feel a sense of appreciation for being an American on this Independence Day, talk to a new one. This will be Alejandra Gomez’s first Fourth of July as a U.S. citizen. She’s a native Colombian, lived for 20 years in Venezuela, came to the United…
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Apr 29 2021

The Community Fund Of Darien Honors ‘Unsung Heroes’

The Patch Since 1979, The Community Fund of Darien (TCF) has been recognizing individuals who have made a difference in and around our community. To mark National Volunteer Month, TCF is thrilled to announce Darien’s extraordinary volunteers so that the entire community can recognize and applaud these wonderful residents who give tirelessly of their time…
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Apr 4 2021

Greenwich’s Bruce Museum takes its classes across town to Building One Community in Stamford

Greenwich Time STAMFORD – Corinne Flax walked into Hart Magnet Elementary School five years ago, not knowing that her speaking engagement would lead to a program that still benefits the local immigrant community. On that day, a Building One Community staff member translated for Flax, the manager of school and community partnerships at the Bruce…
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