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  • The center is open from Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. for emergencies and appointments ONLY. • El centro está abierto de lunes a viernes de 9 a.m. a 4 p.m. SOLO para emergencias y citas. • You can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19 here.

    May 18 2020

    Food Safety Nets Are Straining Under Economic Meltdown

    Connecticut Health I-TEAM By Peggy McCarthy Beyond the gleaming office towers overlooking I-95 in Stamford and the pleasure boats that frequent the city’s marinas, thousands of city residents are struggling with hunger, a situation worsened by the pandemic. Severe food needs in Stamford, which has the most COVID-19 cases in Connecticut, reflect the state and…
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    May 1 2020

    Building One Community Looks to Develop Leadership to Make an Impact thanks to Impact Fairfield County Core Mission Grant

        Awarded grant to propel staff training to prepare the organization for rapid growth  Stamford, CT – The Building One Community team can expect a new comprehensive leadership training program to begin this year, thanks to a $50,000 grant from Impact Fairfield County.  “We are incredibly grateful to Impact Fairfield County for this opportunity!…
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    May 1 2020

    Community Hero: Building One Community

    State Representative Matt Blumenthal During times of crisis, our community comes together. This moment is no exception. Throughout Stamford and Darien, individuals and organizations have been stepping up to aid their fellow residents like never before. They deserve our gratitude and recognition. To that end, last week, we began collecting nominations of friends and neighbors…
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    Apr 30 2020

    Coronavirus News: Connecticut teacher caring for newborn while family recovers from COVID-19

    ABC 7 By Marcus Solis STAMFORD, Connecticut (WABC) — A Connecticut teacher is taking care of a newborn baby boy for one of her students as his family recovers from COVID-19. Luciana Lira, 42, who teaches English as a second language at Hart Magnet Elementary School in Stamford, became a temporary guardian for the newborn…
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    Apr 28 2020

    ‘We have no safety net’: Fears mount for immigrants during coronavirus crisis

    The Hour Insider By Justin Pappas In the cramped kitchen of a Spanish restaurant in Bridgeport, cooks, dishwashers and delivery drivers work in close contact with each other with no personal protective equipment, each sacrificing their health in pursuit of a paycheck, according to one employee. The employee, like some of her co-workers, is undocumented.…
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    Apr 27 2020

    Community Fund of Darien honors “Unsung Heroes”

    Darien Times Since the coronavirus health crisis thwarted plans to honor Darien’s extraordinary volunteers in person at the planned April 30 event, the Community Fund of Darien is continuing its 40+ year tradition virtually. This year’s honorees, Darien residents who have made a positive impact in and around our community, and the nonprofits they serve…
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