The following cases are a few examples of the Foundation’s work in the community:
Kids in Crisis $10,000 Founded in 1978, Kids in Crisis provides free, round-the-clock help for Fairfield County, Connecticut children, teens and parents of all socio-economic levels dealing with any type of crisis, including abuse, neglect, family conflict and more.
Homes with Hope, Inc. $10,000 Bacharach Community, an emergency shelter for homeless mothers and their children.
SilverSource $25,000 Ride To Wellness - Medical Transportation Program. This year we are planning for program expansion, with the purchase of a wheelchair accessible van to welcome older people who require wheel chair accessible transportation. The second vehicle will also allow for greater support for the most popular peak hours of operation.
New Canaan Mounted Troop $2,500 Programs such as Super Troopers provide important therapeutic services and play a significant part in improving The Super Troopers program provides equine assisted therapeutic activities for children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, cognitive, and physical disabilities within the local community
Pilot House $5,000 The objective of The Pilot House has been to assist in our community to address the concerns of unemployment for adults with disabilities. The unemployment rate among this population is 80%. Due to state funding cuts many of these young adults are sitting home because they are not able to receive the support they need to attend a day training program.