Make a Difference: Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut
WHO: Joe C., a cancer patient and the single father of a young teenage daughter.
AGENCY: Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut.
THEIR SITUATION: Joe C. is recovering from cancer surgery, which has left him facing chemotherapy and a long recovery. He lives in New London in a modest apartment and survives on disability and food stamps. There is little spare money to celebrate the holidays with his daughter.
WHAT TO GIVE: His relatives do try to help with food, but gift cards or cash will help him during this tough time and will help him make a special Christmas for his daughter.
TO DONATE: Send checks made to VNA of Southeastern CT with Joe in the memo line or gift cards to VNA of Southeastern CT, 403 N. Frontage Road, Waterford, CT, 06385, attention: Mary Lenzini.
Stories that may interest you
The Connecticut Sea Grant will lead a pair of new aquaculture initiatives after a $2 million grant from the National Sea Grant program.
The restaurant will be holding an Octoberfest charity event Saturday, Oct. 5. For information and ticket sales, visit kokomosrestaurant.com.
The Board of Finance allocated $6,250 to the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts this week after the school requested $15,000 to help fund a “strategic plan” to reinvent itself as it moves forward without an affiliate this upcoming year.
State Sen. Paul Formica’s 2016 campaign committee treasurer failed to disclose that Formica’s daughter was the ultimate recipient of consulting fees the committee paid a Norwich advertising agency.
|More 'Make A Difference' stories|