Organizations We Support

 

We are a congregation with many blessings, and we are fortunate to be able to reach out into our wider community with love and generosity.

Inspirica, Stamford     inspiricact.org

In 2014 we gave the first Leadership Grant of a three-year commitment of $35,000 per year to Inspirica as we join with them in addressing the needs of the homeless.
 

We have also given the following Impact Grants:




Carver Center, Port Chester    carvercenter.org

The primary community-based organization in the village of Port Chester, New York. The Center offers programs and resources designed to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, and civic needs of children, youth, and adults, with a particular focus on meeting the needs of underprivileged youth.   Impact Grant of $7,500
 



Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut     childguidancect.org

A professionally staffed outpatient mental health center for children and adolescents who experience psychological, behavioral, developmental, social, or family problems, dedicated to reducing emotional suffering and dysfunctional behavior, strengthening families, and helping each child and adolescent achieve optimal potential.      Impact Grant of $7,500







Community Centers, Inc.     ccigreenwich.org
A Greenwich-based social agency dedicated to building skills that empower clients to overcome educational, social, and economic barriers. Its comprehensive education program provides homework clubs, drop-in computer centers at public housing sites, tutoring, and summer reading programs.   Impact Grant of $7,500





 

Neighbor to Neighbor     ntngreenwich.org

Serves residents in need throughout the Greenwich area, improving lives by providing for the exchange of food, clothing, and basic living essentials in an atmosphere of kindness and respect.      Impact Grant of $7,500






Laurel House     laurelhouse.net
Located in Stamford, CT, provides resources and opportunities for people living with mental illness to lead fulfilling and productive lives in the communities where they live, work, and go to school.  Impact Grant of $6,000



Connecticut Food Bank    ctfoodbank.org
Provides nutritious food to people in need. The Kids’ BackPack Program offers a simple solution to a basic need that is not adequately met for many Connecticut children – food.  Chronic hunger has an overall effect on the health and education of one in five Connecticut children. The Kids’ BackPack Program provides children with weekend access to healthy food that helps them learn and grow.    Impact Grant of $4,000



Family ReEntry    familyreentry.org
Develops, implements, and shares innovative, sustainable, cost-effective solutions to the unprecedented numbers of people involved in the criminal justice system. Its Youth Programs provide support to children and families who have been impacted by parental or family incarceration.    Impact Grant of $4,000


 

Friends of Edna Adan Hospital Foundation    ednahospital.org  
Somaliland’s health care system was utterly destroyed by the civil war leaving the country with, among other problems, the highest rate of maternal and infant mortality in the world. It is a goal of the hospital to train fully-qualified health care professionals and to train and dispatch 1000 midwives throughout the country.   Impact Grant of $4,000


Mission Grandbois
Provides nutritional, medical, emotional, and financial assistance to the men, women, and children of the village of Grandbois, Haiti.    Impact Grant of $4,000


Jewish Family Services of Greenwich   jfsgreenwich.org
Supermarketing for Seniors, a service offered by JFS of Greenwich, provides grocery shopping and case management services to homebound seniors.   Impact Grant of $4,000

Shelter for the Homeless    shelterforhomeless.org
A safe and caring environment that serves lower Fairfield County by providing temporary housing to homeless men, striving to obtain permanent supportive housing and services for men and women tailored to meet their relevant needs, and empowering people to help themselves achieve their greatest level of self-sufficiency.   Impact Grant of $4,000

Women’s Mentoring Network    wmninc.org
A career, educational, and personal resource that promotes economic empowerment for low-income women. Its First Generation Achievement Program provides leadership and mentoring to disadvantaged high school students.  Impact Grant of $4,000

YWCA Greenwich, Domestic Abuse Services     ywcagreenwich.org
The only licensed provider of domestic abuse services in Greenwich, providing free and confidential services to treat thousands of victims of domestic violence, including counseling and providing shelter for child and adolescent domestic violence victims.    Impact Grant of $4,000

Meals on Wheels Greenwich    mealsonwheelsofgreenwich.org    
Provides meals to those in need in the Greenwich community.    Impact Grant $3,000