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It has been three weeks since Connecticut Community Foundation and United Way of Greater Waterbury launched the COVID-19 Response Fund and it has already provided more than $180,000 for area soup kitchens, emergency food pantries, extra food and supplies at emergency shelters, food deliveries for seniors and families sheltering in place, and child-care services for frontline healthcare workers.

The fund is fueled by the Connecticut Community Foundation, the United Way of Greater Waterbury, and by donations and gifts from the community.

Race4Chase Kids Triathlon Expands

The CMAK Foundation and YMCA partnerships have allowed over one thousand children to participate in youth triathlon training programs free-of-charge through CMAK funding.  The CMAK Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be expanding the Race4Chase Kids Triathlon Program to 26 locations in 2019 – sixteen in Connecticut, five in South Carolina, four in Rhode Island, and one in Washington DC, an increase of two locations from 2018.