The Susie Foundation

The Susie Foundation seeks to utilize the lessons of love, positivity, and strength in order to bring a helping hand and lasting hope to those struggling with ALS each day. It draws these ideals from the organization’s namesake, Susie Matthews, to bring comfort to those whom need it most.

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters is the CT chapter of the nationally recognized organization, which provides children in need with outstanding mentors who help them reach their highest potential.


ConnectiKids Inc. is a nonprofit positive youth development agency that focuses on educating, enriching, and empowering Hartford’s youth. “We couldn’t stay the whole game, but the students had a great time! We made hot chocolate to defrost before heading home.” said Kiera Steele, Program Director of ConnectiKids. Glad they were able to thaw out before a return trip next year.

Governor’s Prevention Partnership

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership connects organizations, communities and families to prevent substance abuse, underage drinking and violence among youth and promotes positive outcomes for all young people in Connecticut.

Hartford Catholic Worker

The Hartford Catholic Worker is a community of volunteers, living in the north end of Hartford, working towards putting an end to violence and poverty. Their after school program, The Green House, helps provide a ‘home-like’ atmosphere for Hartford’s poorest children; in an effort to provide them the stability they need to escape the downward spiral of poverty. Check out this profile from the Hartford Courant!

Hartford Youth Scholars

Hartford Youth Scholars’ mission is to create lifetime opportunities for underserved Hartford children through preparation to be successful in the post-secondary environment. HYS provides the youth who need it most, access to preparatory services to succeed beyond high school graduation.

Klingberg Family Centers

Klingberg Family Centers is a private, nonprofit multi-service agency providing help to thousands of persons across Connecticut each year. They provide hope and healing to children and families whose lives have been traumatized by abuse and/or neglect in its various forms, severe family problems and mental health issues.

Middletown Youth Services Bureau

MYSB serves as an advocate for youth and is dictated by state statute “as the coordinating unit of community-based services to provide comprehensive delivery of prevention, intervention, treatment and followup services” for children and youth.

New Britain Police Athletic League

The New Britain PAL is a non-profit youth is to enable young people to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment.

Our Piece of the Pie

Our Piece of the Pie (OPP®) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping 14- to 24-year-old urban youth become economically independent adults. 

Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment

Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group (“TEEG”) is a non-profit social service agency in northeastern Connecticut. They provide social services to families in the in Woodstock/Putnam area.

The Village

The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children, and today continues to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children. They have been around for over 200 years, and we hope the great work they do continues on for another 200.

YMCA of Greater Hartford

The YMCA of Greater Hartford is a charitable association open to all and committed to helping people develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body. This commitment is reinforced by our belief in living out universal values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Youth Services Bureau of Middletown

YSB of Middletown serves as an advocate for youth and is dictated by state statute “as the coordinating unit of community-based services to provide comprehensive delivery of prevention, intervention, treatment and follow-up services” for children and youth.