“He’ll do anything for the kids,” says Executive Director John Gutman, of Chef Michael Arditti. The New Covenant Center Chef has been preparing and cooking the weekday meals for two years for the kids and moms at Inspirica House (shelter) in Stamford. This week Michael donned his hoodie, winter gloves and Hollywood glasses to spend […]

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Did you know that underwear is the most under-donated, yet most needed clothing item? In order to tackle this challenge, Lucy Langley and Laura Delaflor launched a nonprofit focused specifically on providing underwear for those in need. This May, NCCenter was a lucky recipient of The Undies Project’s donation of 654 pairs of men’s underwear […]

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Who knew that pizza could have a significant impact on people’s lives? Brad Nagy and Angelo Viscoso did. This pair of restaurateurs, who own four restaurants in the NYC area, wanted to give hard working but less fortunate people a unique opportunity. They decided to train deserving folks in how to operate a small business–but […]

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In May 2017, St. Thomas More of Darien parishioner George Durkin read in his church bulletin that New Covenant Center was looking for children’s books to distribute through it’s family Food Pantry.  George started bringing kids’ books and now, one year later, through George’s various resources, New Covenant Center also receives donations of toys and […]

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When: Tuesday May 1 from 6:30PM – 9:00PM  Where: New Covenant Center, 174 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford  What is it?  Participants will cook a full meal which will be served  the next day to the hungry guests of New Covenant Center:www.NewCovenantCenter.org   Why should I do it? Great question! Because you will spend only about 2 hours cooking meals for people who […]

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New Covenant Center’s longtime chef, Maria Lagos, spends every weekday cooking meals for our guests. She also works with dozens of volunteer groups helping them prepare meals for the same purpose. On rare occasions, our lucky staff and volunteers are treated to one of Maria’s own specialties. Recently, Maria shared her recipe for Bruschetta. We […]

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This year’s Celebrity Breakfast was a huge success! Jeff Fager really held the attention of the audience and brought to light the similarities between the service of the media and our soup kitchen. The Darien News captured the moment perfectly in an article you can read here.

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The Fairfield County Catholic ran a wonderful recap of this year’s Celebrity Breakfast featuring 60 Minutes’ Executive Producer Jeff Fager. You can read all about this signature event, which is now in its 14th year, here.

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Stamford Magazine ran a feature on November’s Harvest Table. The feature included a fantastic collage of pictures and a nice caption about the success of our event. 

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Channel 12 News recently featured a story about our very own Charo. Charo was a previous consumer of New Covenant Center. Now she has a job in New York as a hairdresser, but returns to our facility and pays it forward by providing haircuts to our current guests.

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