Holiday Cheer on Two Wheels

The 2nd annual Bikes for Kids holiday excursion welcomed 25 children and their parents and guardians to a special party at their Wheelhouse in Essex. Bikes for Kids partners with Essex Steam Train & Railroad to share an evening on the North Pole Express with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bikes for Kids board members, volunteers, Read More →

“Super Cool Scientists”

It’s not just lab coats and microscopes! ‘Science is cool’  was the message behind an event hosted by the Sari A. Rosenbaum Fund for Women and Girls. The guest speaker and local author, Sara MacSorley, discussed why she chose to author a book about “Super Cool Scientists” and how she teamed up with local illustrator Read More →

Buzzy Levin: A Beloved Family Man, Champion of the Community

Family and community were everything to Jerome “Buzzy” Levin. Levin died at the age of 90 on Friday, June 2, surrounded by family and friends. Buzzy, as he was affectionately known, passed up a career in professional baseball after his father died to take over the family business, Malloves Jewelers in Middletown, a business his Read More →

Impact Update

YOU make all the difference in Middlesex County when you support CFMC grant making – Helping Good People Do Great Things! Check out the impact update from three great nonprofits: Pay4ward Come Sail Away! Pay4ward is ready to enjoy some beautiful weather out on the water! The nonprofit brings combat veterans sailing to help cope with P.T.S.D. Because the sails Read More →

Community Foundation of Middlesex County

Making A Choice

Lately, when you read the headlines or turn on the news, or when you scroll through your social media feed, it’s easy to think that the negatives far outweigh the positives, that the common bonds that hold us together – compassion, respect, shared responsibility, a belief in service, and a willingness to embrace our differences Read More →

Delights and Delicacies up for Auction during the annual CFMC Celebration Week

We have two wonderful nights planned to celebrate all the “Good People and Great Things” in Middlesex County. Whether you want to get a head start on the bidding – or you are unable to join us at the events and want to be sure to win your favorite item, below you will find something for Read More →

Furniture Donations Help Families Start New Lives

Bob’s Discount Furniture Partners with Simply Sharing to Help Connecticut’s Homeless Population Transition into Sustainable, Supportive Housing  Bob’s Discount Furniture today announced a partnership with Simply Sharing, an Essex, Conn.-based organization, under the sponsorship of the Community Foundation of Middlesex County, whose mission is to provide basic furniture, household goods and occasional interior design input Read More →

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