POLL: Help Choose Which Greater Danbury Charity Receives $500
The charity that gets the most votes will receive a $500 check courtesy of Honda of Danbury, 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.
Family & Children's Aid
This child-focused registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offers high quality, innovative mental health care for children and their families. For over 200 years, Family & Children's Aid has provided children with safe homes and therapeutic support, allowing children to lead healthier lives. They believe excellent care should be available to individuals and families in all walks of life.
For more info on them, check out their website here: FCAweb.org
United Way of Western CT
This nonprofit supporting 15 towns across Fairfield and Litchfield counties offers programs and services to benefit the community they describe as ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. United Way of Western CT "has its pulse on community needs in regards to education, financial stability and the health of our residents." They work hard to bring people and resources together to "solve complex problems that no one organization can solve alone."
For more info on them, check out their website here: UWWesternCT.org