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A Legacy of Caring and Love

Over the years, Barry and his late wife, Alison Coolbrith, have been generous benefactors of The Village, making a lasting difference in countless lives through their support. Today, Barry continues to carry out their shared legacy of giving, spreading love and hope to people in need.

Stories of Impact

It’s Not How You Start…It’s How You End

Maria Rodriguez has overcome numerous challenges during her young life. Recently, Maria shared her story with confidence at The Village’s Girl Within Event. “What I went through did not break me apart, but made me stronger,” Maria told the audience...

Stay in School. It’s a Big Deal.

Between 5 and 7.5 million students are chronically absent in the United States each year. That’s as much as 14 percent of the student population. For low-income and minority students, the rate is often higher – up to 60 percent....

I’m Finally Able To Be Happy

Rachel Bailey, now a student at Post University, talks about her struggle with depression and the program at The Village that finally helped her. After participating in several therapeutic programs and numerous stays in hospitals, Rachel went to Alison Gill...

A Message of Hope

Mia Fontaine is a twice-published author and national speaker. Her first book, Come Back: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey Through Hell and Back, was a New York Times bestselling memoir that chronicled how she overcame childhood sexual abuse and teenage...

Tyler’s Story

When Tyler was in second grade, he experienced some bullying. Like many kids in the same situation, Tyler often protected his antagonists, not wanting to ‘rat’ on anyone. But Wanda, his grandmother and legal guardian, knew something was wrong because...

A Legacy of Love

This past year, Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge, a therapeutic group home for girls, passed away. In honor of her hard work and dedication, her loving husband of 54 years, Loren, and her many friends...

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February 15, 2024
Murphy spoke of his concern for the way social media impacts young people as he and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz ...
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January 29, 2024
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