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Thank You for Doing More, Giving More, and Helping More in Middlesex County

The Board of Directors and staff of the Community Foundation of Middlesex County would like to thank everyone who supported the annual celebration of “Good People Doing Great Things.” The 2015 Event Committee and the CFMC Development Committee put their heads and hearts into preparing a fabulous week of high stakes celebration this year. They Read More →


Leave A Legacy

Honoring Two Couples Whose Legacies Endure

Philanthropy.  Leadership.  Legacy. These are the tenets of the Community Foundation of Middlesex County and the qualities of the many individuals we celebrate and honor throughout the year. We are privileged that donors have chosen to put their dollars to work through the Community Foundation, both during their lifetimes and through planned gifts. These wonderful Read More →


CFMC — Strikes a Chord

Middletown students in the Swaim After School Strings Program perform in concert, thanks to support from the Elizabeth Swaim Arts Enrichment Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life Read More →


Camp Hazen

CFMC — Nurtures Campers

Camp Hazen YMCA youth summer camps and outdoor educational experiences are just some of the many programs supported by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. TOGETHER we Read More →


Common Good Gardens

CFMC — Common Good Gardens Feeds Shoreline Food Pantries

Volunteers at Common Good Gardens in Old Saybrook gather fresh produce for shoreline food pantries, just one of the many projects supported by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of Read More →


Community Foundation of Middlesex County

Power of Compassion and Collaboration

Helping to build healthy, compassionate communities is one of our primary goals at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County.  With so many issues facing all of us each day, we know that it truly “takes a village” to find solutions and take action that has real impact. This month, in honor of National Mental Health Read More →


All Pro Dads

CFMC — Bringing Dads and Children Together

A dad and daughter at an All Pro Dads breakfast, a school based program that brings fathers and children together for positive bonding activities with support from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and Read More →


The Bully at Ivoryton Playhouse

CFMC — Antibullying Campaign Through the Arts

The Ivoryton Playhouse’s recent production of The Bully is just one of the many programs that teach important lessons through the arts with support from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the Read More →


Food For All Community Garden

CFMC — Student Volunteers Tend the Food for All Community Garden

Student volunteers help tend to the Our Community Cares’ Food for All Garden in Clinton, just one of the many projects supported by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life Read More →


Gilead Services

CFMC — Supports Gilead Community Services

At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. TOGETHER we feed the hungry, shelter families, teach young and old to read, preserve local history and land, help people of all ages explore the arts, Read More →


Community Service Personified

For those who knew Old Saybrook resident Cheryl Mehalik Luyster, it will come as no surprise that we have chosen this month, National Community Service Month, to share her legacy as an inspiration for us all. Before her passing in August 2012, Cheryl, a busy shoreline realtor, always found time to volunteer; as a cook Read More →


Middlesex Habitat for Humanity

CFMC — Middlesex Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground

Community volunteers break ground on a new home with the Agulilar family and Middlesex Habitat for Humanity, just one of the many projects supported by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality Read More →


HighHopes

CFMC — Saddles Up with High Hopes Therapeutic Riding

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is just one of many programs supported by the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. TOGETHER we feed the hungry, shelter families, teach Read More →


CFMC and Westbrook YMCA GirlsOutside

CFMC — Supports The Middlesex YMCA’s Girls Outside Program

The Middlesex YMCA’s Girls Outside program is just one of many educational initiatives made possible by the Sari A. Rosenbaum Fund For Women and Girls at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County.  At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve Read More →


Community Music School

Music In Our Schools Month — Featuring Community Music School

At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that by working TOGETHER great things can be accomplished.  Every day, we see the impact that true partnerships have on our communities and on improving the quality of life in each and every town. Here we celebrate those people and organizations that embody the collaborative spirit, Read More →


CFMC Bully Free Rally

CFMC — Little Things Count

At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. By helping individuals and local non-profit organizations connect to the resources in our community, we accomplish a great deal. Together, we feed the hungry, shelter families, Read More →


Valley Shore YMCA

CFMC — Helps Westbrook First Graders Learn To Swim

With funding support to the Valley Shore YMCA, the Community Foundation of Middlesex County helped every first grader in Westbrook learn how to swim. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. TOGETHER we Read More →


Avery Fund

CFMC — Brings Attention to CDKL5

Community Foundation of Middlesex County Avery Fund donors Leah Wysock and Mara Kelley with Avery Leopoldino in 2012. At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, we know that it’s the little things that count, that can change a community and improve the quality of life for all. TOGETHER we feed the hungry, shelter families, teach Read More →


Infographic

How Does the Community Foundation Work?

CFMC launches new infographic to illustrate how we help “Good People Do Great Things”.  


CFMC Legacy of Generosity

Helping Good People Do Great Things – that is your Legacy of Generosity in Middlesex County. Take a brief tour of some of the great things you have made possible in our community. Thank You for your investment through the years.


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