BOARD OF CHRISTIAN OUTREACH DONATIONS 2016 

Americares Free Clinic                                                                                        $1,500.00

            Provides walk-in care for underinsured clients

Appleby School-Based Health Clinics                                                                  $3,000.00

            Provides on-site physical and mental health services to adolescents at local schools

Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County                                                  $2,500.00

            Provides comprehensive mental health services to local children and their families            

Carver Foundation                                                                                                 $2,500.00

            Helps children reach their greatest potential by providing educational, social

            and recreational programs.                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Community Plates                                                                                                $2,000.00 

            Collection of fresh produce and prepared meals for distribution to the “food-insecure”

Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Inc.                                                                 $2,500.00

            Helps those involved in physical, emotional and sexual abuse

ElderHouse, Inc.                                                                                                    $2,500.00

Provides seniors with a safe and supportive environment

Family and Children’s Agency – summer camp                                                  $5,000.00

            This fund sends approximately 25 pre- and early-adolescents to summer camps

Family ReEntry, Inc.                                                                                             $3,500.00

            Works with those who are incarcerated and the recently released to re-integrate into society

Friends of Hill Top Homes                                                                                    $1,000.00

Keystone House                                                                                                   $1,500.00

            Helps people with mental illnesses remain in society

Norwalk Grassroots Tennis                                                                                  $1,500.00

            Improves the lives of underprivileged youth through the ideals of Arthur Ashe.                 

Norwalk Meals on Wheels                                                                                    $2,000.00

            Provides 2 meals/day to Norwalk residents not meeting their nutritional needs

Open Door Emergency Shelter                                                                             $4,000.00

            Addresses the needs of the homeless and working poor

Our Churches Wider Mission                                                                               $2,000.00

            This contribution to basic support is sent to our Conference

Person to Person                                                                                                    $2,000.00

            Provides food, clothing and financial assistance to needy Norwalk families

Silver Lake                                                                                                                $900.00

            UCC – CT Conference Retreat Center; Serves up to 1,300 youths

Simply Smiles                                                                                                          $2,000.00

            Dedicated to providing brighter futures for children specifically

            in South Dakota and Oaxaca, Mexico

STAR, Lighting the Way                                                                                       $2,000.00

            Provides services, beginnings at birth, for mentally challenged clients

Thanksgiving Gift Certificates to Dept. of Children & Families                       $1,500.00 

            For turkeys and other fresh foodstuffs

United Church of Christ Wider Mission                                                                $2,000.00

            This contribution of basic support to our Conference

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County                                                    $2,500.00

            Provides home health and hospice care services                                                                         

                                                                                                                     Total:  $47,900.00