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What should I do when a beggar asks me for money?  Is that person holding the sign that says they are homeless and a veteran really homeless and a veteran?     My oldest son and I recently visited New Haven for the day.  We ate amazing sushi, pizza...
Posted at: 7:18 am Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Are things different since deployment? Do you feel like you are walking on egg shells? Do you suspect someone you care about has PTSD? The Service Member and Family Support Center is hosting a PTSD seminar Feb. 19th at the Armed Forces Reserve...
Posted at: 3:32 pm Friday, February 07, 2014
The Connecticut Mission of Mercy is offering a two-day clinic to provide free dental care to the underserved and uninsured in Connecticut – those that would otherwise go without dental care. Oral health is inseparable from general health and can...
Posted at: 3:27 pm Friday, February 07, 2014
My least favorite Christmas song is the Twelve Days of Christmas (with the possible exception of the dogs barking jingle bells).  But I appreciate the sentiment of giving during the holiday season.  It has inspired me to think about what I wish for...
Posted at: 9:21 am Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Volunteers are needed for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help low- to moderate-income households prepare and file their taxes to ensure they get back the money they have earned. Through this national program, volunteers are...
Posted at: 4:11 pm Wednesday, December 04, 2013
  This fall, we are lucky to have three Loaned Executives join our staff. These temporary employees are sponsored by generous local companies so that we can keep our fundraising and administrative costs low and put more resources back into the...
Posted at: 12:58 pm Monday, November 04, 2013
Nonperishable food donations for the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project (MCTP) will be collected at two Fill-A-Bus events Saturday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 2. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was established three years ago to...
Posted at: 2:18 pm Monday, October 21, 2013
Registration begins Oct. 28 for Middletown families to apply for a basket of Thanksgiving food from the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project. The Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project was established three years ago to ensure that all...
Posted at: 10:18 am Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Which of the following statements about Patti Anne Vassia are true? She was born with silver hair. She is shy. She will kiss any man she knows within an arm’s length of her. It costs to be a friend of Patti. It pays to be a friend of Patti. Her...
Posted at: 8:52 am Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Did you know that Middlesex United Way is a completely locally run nonprofit?  All decisions are made by local volunteers.  All monies raised here in Middlesex County stay in the county to benefit local non-profits (we like to call them funding...
Posted at: 11:38 am Friday, September 13, 2013

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