General Federation of Women's Clubs of CT (GFWC/CT)
- Part of an international organization with a mission to provide
volunteer services, responds to challenges, and to seize a crisis as an
opportunity for moving forward. Their goal is to be of service to others,
improve the social, cultural and physical environment and promote appreciation
of the arts. http://www.gfwcct.org
General Federation of Women's Club (GFWC)
- is one of the world's largest and oldest women's volunteer service
organizations. Working locally through thousands of clubs in the United States
and globally in more than 20 countries, GFWC members support the arts, preserve
natural resources, promote education, encourage healthy lifestyles, stress civic
involvement, and work toward world peace and understanding. http://www.gfwc.org/
The City of Danbury’s mission is to ensure a superior quality
of life for its citizens by providing the most cost effective municipal services
while preserving the cultural, historical and natural resources of the city. We
are committed to working with citizens to enhance Danbury’s position as a
premier place to live, work, and raise a family in a traditional yet progressive
ABRI/Homes for the
Brave - Since opening its doors in 2002, ABRI/Homes
for the Brave has provided safe housing, vocational training and job placement,
mental health and addiction services, and life skills coaching to help
individuals, especially Veterans, leave homelessness behind. To date, the
organization has worked with more than 700 individuals. http://www.homesforthebrave.org/
Heifer International - Heifer
International helps impoverished families worldwide become more self-reliant
through the gift of livestock and training in their care. http://www.heifer.org
Center of Greater Danbury, Inc. - The Women's Center of Greater Danbury
provides free and confidential services to prevent or lessen the trauma
associated with domestic violence, sexual assault and other major life
The Breast Cancer Site
- Visit The Breast Cancer Site every day and click on the pink "Fund
Free Mammograms" button to help fund free mammograms for homeless, low-income
women. It costs you nothing to help make early detection and survival possible.
Funding is paid by site sponsors and goes to the nonprofit National Breast
Cancer Foundation, who uses it to grant access to mammography to women in need.
You can click once per day, .http://www.thebreastcancersite.com/
Project - AMP is a project that has been 10 years in the making. Its founder
is a local Northwest Corner resident who is an artist in her own right, Ellen
Griesedieck. It will be the single largest piece of indoor
collaborative artwork in the country. AMP started out as a tribute
to working people in America and, now, includes in it's mission a challenge to
future generations to explore all possibilities in making career choices and
recognize the excitement of those many and varied frontiers that await them.
Laurel Girls State - The youth
state project of GFWC/CT is no longer HOBY - it is Laurel State Girls,
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc. was founded in 1978 as the
“Battered Women’s Task Force” and incorporated in 1986, as a vehicle for
community-based domestic violence programs to provide statewide public policy
advocacy, legislative reform, and education on the issue of domestic violence.
Since that time, CCADV has grown from a staff of two to a staff of ten.
Membership has also grown to include eighteen member programs. CCADV has also
enlarged its focus to provide training, education and technical assistance to
its member programs to ensure quality and consistent services throughout
Inflammatory Breast Cancer Video
handout from Attorney Lux - 11/23/10 General Meeting
CIP: Hunger Project
Sanjay Gupta Clip 5 min. 41 sec.
the Van" Clip 1 min. 44 sec.