No matter the perspective – donor, client, volunteer, employee – The Village is rich with success stories that inspire. Feel free to share the stories that touch you the most.
From lemonade stands and clothing drives to American Girl Dolls...these young philanthropists are starting early to give back.
In addition to carrying backpacks and an enthusiasm for learning, students at Rawson elementary school in Hartford often bring unresolved issues related to traumatic experiences or constant stress. The ACT Academy aims to address trauma effectively on a school-wide level.
When we are stressed, our bodies feel it. When we are sick, our minds feel it. The idea that physical, social and emotional health are connected is the driving force behind integrated care.
As every parent comes to know, their babies are like sponges – soaking up what they hear and feel from the most important people in their lives – their caregivers. Research that tells us that
Following a domestic violence incident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury and devastated her family, Davine struggled to keep herself and her children stable. When she heard about The Village’s Family Financial Stability Initiative, “It sang to me. I was struggling financially and knew I needed to get back on track.”
Maria Rodriguez has overcome numerous challenges during her young life. Recently, Maria shared her story with confidence at The Village's Girl Within Luncheon. “What I went through did not break
Between 5 and 7.5 million students - as much as 14 percent - are chronically absent in the United States each year. For low-income and minority students, the rate is often higher – up to 60 percent.