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  • BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY IN THE NEWS

    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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    Apr 20 2020

    Stamford police, NAACP pass out masks in city

    Stamford Advocate By John Nickerson and Ignacio Laguarda STAMFORD — Guy Fortt hand delivered surgical masks Monday to a West Side housing complex, and he hopes to keep providing protective equipment to the city’s most vulnerable. Fortt, the president of the Stamford NAACP, delivered masks with Mayor David Martin at the 120-unit Friendship House, the culmination of…
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    Apr 18 2020

    City of Stamford Continues to Hand Out Thousands of Masks to Community Members

    Stamford North’s HamletHub STAMFORD —The City of Stamford announced its ongoing initiative to hand out thousands of masks to residents and organizations across Stamford. This initiative began several weeks ago through coordination with Public Safety departments including Stamford Police Department, Fire Department, and Community Emergency Response Team. Read full article
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    Apr 16 2020

    Stamford-based Building One Community responds to coronavirus crisis

    Stamford Advocate By Meredith Guinness STAMFORD — During an average week, Building One Community focuses on helping hundreds of immigrants learn English and gain the skills and services needed to succeed. But last week, the nonprofit’s staff and volunteers found themselves delivering food, diapers and Tylenol to grateful families rocked by the COVID-19 virus’s crushing effect…
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    Apr 15 2020

    Building One Community puts donations toward helping immigrant families

    News 12 Connecticut By Mark Sudol STAMFORD —Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, the nonprofit Building One Community in Stamford says it has been helping an average of 25 immigrant families each day. Some of them have lost jobs while others are looking for ways to feed their families. Read full article
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