Inspiration Monday Stories

Inspiration Monday Stories

The following stories were created by The Community Foundation to highlight local nonprofits and the impact they have throughout  Greater New Haven. The stories are posted and shared online each Monday afternoon. 

Young Immigrants Turn Dreams into Action »


Connecticut Students for a Dream see local victories in campaign for immigrant rights.

Relaunched Schooner Has Wind in its Sails »


Two years after becoming a signature program of the New Haven Land Trust, Schooner Camp is planning to double in size, a remarkable turnaround for the popular sailing and coastal exploration program.

Nonprofits Inspire Local Giving »


Greater New Haven nonprofits inspire the community during The Great Give 2018 ®

Red Cross Sounds the Alarm for Smoke Detectors »


On April 28, Red Cross volunteers aim to install 1,000 smoke detectors in New Haven.

After the Disasters »


In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, Connecticut welcomed thousands of Puerto Ricans who had lost everything. For many of these fellow American citizens, the crisis is far from over.

Promising Scholars Fund Scholarship Honors First African-American PhD »


The Edward A. Bouchet Promising Scholars scholarship supports the next generation of Black leaders.

Raising the Bar »


Booker T. Washington Academy was launched four years ago with a mission to create a high-achieving school for children from disadvantaged neighborhoods. The results are showing.

She Gave Her House To Help the Poor »


Donation by 19th-Century African American Seamstress and Anti-Slavery Activist creates a home for poor women that continues today.

New Haven Black History: Mary Goodman's Gift »


In 1872, the first gift to Yale University by a person of color was made by an African American businesswoman who had been born into slavery.

Legal Work Donated for the Public Good »


In 2016, the Pro Bono Partnership worked for 34 nonprofits in Greater New Haven, donating more than 1,000 hours of legal services valued at more than $400,000.


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