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Federation and Foundation Launch COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund

March 26, 2020 – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford today are launching the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund (the Fund), a joint initiative providing Jewish community organizations with the resources required to address e…

"Sacred Design" Expert Casper ter Kuile to Speak on March 24

West Hartford, Conn. (February 25, 2020) – “People are looking for meaning and belonging, as they always have. But they’re finding it in some unexpected places,” said Casper ter Kuile, co-founder of Sacred Design Lab, a firm that is designing and prototyping “the community and spir…

Volunteers Needed to Read with Preschoolers

West Hartford, Conn. (January 7, 2020) – Children’s Reading Partners is seeking volunteers to read with at-risk preschoolers in Bloomfield, East Hartford, and Hartford. 

Children who lack a solid foundation of literacy skills early in life are more likely to fall behind in school.  Re…

Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive Runs December 2 through 22

West Hartford, Conn. (December 10, 2019) - Children's Reading Partners, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Rotary Club of West Hartford, and The Miale Team at Keller Williams are teaming up for the sixth annual Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive, which provides new and gently used books…

Children’s Reading Partners Welcomes Author Renata Bowers on November 4

West Hartford, Conn. (October 20, 2019) – Author Renata Bowers will headline Children’s Reading Partners’ Fall 2019 Kickoff on November 4, 2019, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Mandell JCC Innovation Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Bowers pens the national award–winning F…