John Gutman, Executive Director of New Covenant Center, the largest soup kitchen and food pantry in lower Fairfield County will address the New Canaan Men’s Club in Morrill Hall at St. Mark’s Church, Friday, September 27th at 10:30 A.M. following the 10 A.M. members only weekly business meeting. Mr. Gutman’s talk, More Than a Hunger […]

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BRIDGEPORT—Reducing hunger and providing nutrition to those in need is central to Catholic Charities’ mission. As the largest social service agency in the diocese, their soup kitchens serve those most in need, as Fairfield County ranks first nationally in income inequality when compared to the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas and where the cost of […]

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In the month of June, the Ancient Order of the Hiberians held their annual golf outing fundraiser. The event was a success and the organization wanted to share the wealth. They decided to help out New Covenant Center. Recently, Patrick Keane (L) and Brian Quain visited the Stamford soup kitchen and presented New Covenant Center […]

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Tomorrow is the day to GIVE! Giving Day is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations across Fairfield County. Sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America, Giving Day 2019 kicks off  at the stroke of midnight. For the next 24 hours on that day, you can donate online as many […]

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                Let’s get ready to GIVE where we LIVE! Giving Day is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations across Fairfield County.  Sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America, Giving Day 2019 kicks off three weeks from today on Thursday February 28 at the stroke […]

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Winter is here and this week Fairfield County will fall under what the weathermen fondly refer to as the Polar Vortex. That means the temperatures at times will fall below zero making it unbearable to be outside. For the average person, dealing with this is a chess game of getting from point A to point […]

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BRIDGEPORT—In 2018, Catholic Charities provided 1,322,500 meals and it anticipates that this number will grow in 2019. However, the recent government shutdown and the added demand put on food pantries has underscored the growing food insecurity of the poor, elderly and working families. Al Barber, president of Catholic Charities, reports that the agency’s programs have broadened […]

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STAMFORD—In advance of Connecticut Governor-Elect Ned Lamont’s Inauguration on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, he will be visiting Catholic Charities of Fairfield County’s program, New Covenant Center, on Sunday, January 6. The Governor-Elect chose the 40-year-old food insecurity program in Stamford in recognition of providing over 600,000 meals each year through their 365-day-a-year Café (Soup Kitchen) and […]

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Over 275 friends of New Covenant Center attended the 8th Annual Harvest Table at the Italian Center in Stamford on November 8, raising over $200,000–an increase of $75,000 over last year! Guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres in our Harvest Marketplace, had the chance to bid on 90 silent auction items and participate in a “Pledge to […]

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