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Supporting the Community

This is the time of year we take stock of our lives, the lives of those around us, and the life of our remarkable community. We also recognize that we must be willing to open our hearts and our pockets to ensure the continued well-being of all Branford citizens. For nearly 35 years, generous people…

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BCF Grant Funds Expressive Arts Therapy Program at Orchard House

A medical adult day center that has been serving the care and needs of aging adults for over 30 years, Orchard House provides nursing care, daily meals, transportation, and cultural and recreational programming to residents of Branford and surrounding environs. In addition to providing hands on care to clients, Orchard House also extends its support…

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BCF Grant Helps Literacy Volunteers and ESL Programs

Adult literacy continues to be an enormous problem in the Greater New Haven area, where 3 in 5 adults have only basic or below basic literacy skills. In Branford, 4.6% of adults identify themselves as “not speaking English well” and experience difficulty reading a bus schedule, filling out job applications and helping their children to…

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BCF Grant Promotes Food Allergy Advocacy

Branford resident Gina Mennett Lee founded the Food Allergy Education Network (FAEN) in response to her daughter’s life-threatening food allergies. FAEN began as a support group in 2009, and then became a 501(c) 3 non-profit in 2011. The mission of the Food Allergy Network is two-fold: one part of the mission is to educate the…

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