Today we continue our deeper dive showcasing how local agencies and human service programs are maintaining, surviving, and continuing to serve in a COVID-19 world.

Home confinement doesn’t compare to childhood cancer patients and their families struggling with cancer and coronavirus. So meet the founder of Circle of Care, providing assistance to meet the unique and challenging needs of pediatric cancer treatment statewide. 

Then we’ll check in with Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County to tout their innovative programs to help young people chart a financially literate course for life.

And we’ll close with a broader glimpse of COVID-related need with the Fairfield County Community Foundation, which set up a Are you experiencing reductions in services from a local nonprofit that’s pressed to make  COVID-related cutbacks?

Check our chat with the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation​,, which is ramping up a COVID-19 Resiliency Fund to help dozens of critical nonprofits survive through this unprecedented public health emergency.

EMS Charity Run – Assisted Living Services / CT Assc for Healthcare at Home – Aspetuck Land Trust

After celebrating National EMS Week earlier we’ll circle back with an EMT who you’ll see running through Shelton for 24 hours next weekend to help raise funds for a new Echo Hose Co. ambulance. Then we’ll bring...

Breast Cancer Awareness – Workforce Alliance / ‘Recovery Works’ – CT Coalition to End Homelessness

We’re starting our October Breast Cancer Awareness month reporting with a skilled surgeon from Waterbury Heath System with nearly a quarter century of hands-on experience supporting breast cancer survivors – for an informed and heartening conversation focusing...

Green Village Initiative – Bridgeport United Coalition – FCCF Fund for Women & Girls

We’re checking in with the executive director at Bridgeport’s Green Village Initiative, which is currently working with the city to try and preserve its Reservoir Community Farm and gardens. We’ll learn more about progress to that end...
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