POLL: Help Choose Which Greater Danbury Charity Receives $500
The charity that gets the most votes will receive a $500 check courtesy of The Flood Law Firm, as well as a bank of radio commercials courtesy of Townsquare Media to generate awareness for their cause. Vote in the graphic poll below for the local charity that you think is most worthy of this recognition. Here's a closer look at this month's amazing charities:
A compassionate nonprofit serving Connecticut and Hudson Valley, New York, with professional counseling, support groups, wellness activities, and educational resources. Additionally, they support cancer patients who come to them for aid by "assisting you and your loved ones to create a unique pathway through cancer that enhances your quality of life."
For more info on them, check out their website here: AnnsPlace.org
Ability Beyond discovers, builds and celebrates the ability in all people. This organization is dedicated to empowering every person, no matter their ability, to have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as an integral part of their community.
For more info on them, check out their website here: abilitybeyond.org.
TBICO (an acronym for The Bridge to Independence and Career Opportunities) "is a resource center for individuals and families seeking to achieve sustainable self-sufficiency through employment, financial literacy, and stable housing," according to its website. This organization prides itself on meeting clients where they are in their journey to greater independence and stability and helping them reach their goals.
To learn more about them, see tbicoworks.org.
Dream Come True of Western Connecticut
This organization fulfills the wishes of seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children from the Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties. They've granted wishes to more than 400 local children solely based on volunteer efforts and donations. The dreams they've made come true include visiting the Animal Kingdom at Disney World, receiving a $4,000 gaming computer, and meeting all the Disney princesses.
To learn more about this organization, visit dreamcometruect.org.