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  • BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY IN THE NEWS

    Jun 1 2020

    Denied stimulus checks, ‘powerless’ families seek help from local groups

    CTPost By Justin Papp The obstacles came one-by-one. Because of a health condition, Nidia Marin’s husband found himself unable to work. Then, with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Marin lost her job as a housekeeper. The financial strain on the family was only accentuated when, at the beginning of May, the 43-year-old Bridgeport resident…
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    Jun 1 2020

    A Partnership Making a Difference: Bank of America and B1C

    The Patch COVID-19 relief fund donations continue to support the Stamford immigrant population.   Stamford, CT: Building One Community (B1C) receives hundreds of calls a day from a community in distress, and its COVID-19 fund directly supports the most vulnerable populations. Many immigrants have been living paycheck to paycheck, with jobs such as childcare providers, restaurant workers,…
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    May 29 2020

    Lamont tours Stamford agency to view shift toward coronavirus relief

    Stamford Advocate By David Fierro STAMFORD — On a day when a new report revealed minority populations’ true vulnerability to COVID-19, Gov. Ned Lamont toured Stamford’s Building One Community Friday to see how the non-profit has redefined its mission and services to immigrants in the face of the coronavirus crisis. “Building One Community takes care…
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    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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