STAMFORD—New Covenant Center held their first-ever combination live fundraiser and live stream event. Over $155,000 was raised, so far, at the 17th Annual Celebrity Soiree event at Woodway Country Club in Darien. Married Fairfield County couple Hannah Storm of ESPN and Dan Hicks of NBC Sports entertained the crowd with sports stories and New Covenant Center […]

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While we all recognize that 2020 was a very challenging year, it was also a year full of positive surprises. New Covenant Center faced many unique challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic – how to serve our guests, how to distribute food from our Pantry; whether or not to use volunteers; how to use volunteers. […]

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In case you missed our 10th Annual Harvest Table, you can watch it here now. The event was live streamed from New Covenant Center on November 5, 2020. We hope to return to normal and hold the event LIVE in 2021.   

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Support Provides Double The Impact: Meals Purchased from Locally-Owned Restaurants Served to Those In Need at New Covenant Center and Thomas Merton Centers Stamford, Connecticut – September 7, 2020 – Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, the largest private social service provider in the state of Connecticut, received a grant from Bank of America to create […]

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New Covenant Center Executive Director John Gutman formally announces the program, and its parent agency, Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, are joining other human service and faith-based groups in a Stamford Community initiative called: “Call to Action: Stamford Stands Against Racism.”  You can read his full announcement here. Please view entire letter of the Stamford […]

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Stamford – At this time last year, New Covenant Center was serving 175 meals per day. In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Stamford’s one and only soup kitchen is now serving 450-700 meals per day. To ensure everyone’s safety during the pandemic, New Covenant Center has implemented a new strategy of bringing food to the hungry.  Lunch […]

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Stamford – Fairfield County has been hit by uncertain and trying times. Need and anxiety in the communities served by Catholic Charities are on the rise due to the COVID-19 virus. However, even in the face of adversity, there has been an increase in kindness, fortitude and generosity. These difficult times have brought out the […]

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A THANK YOU LETTER TO ST. ALOYSIUS PARISH FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES & NEW COVENANT CENTER Hi Father Rob, Lisa, and Chris- Thank you all for your help and support on Saturday’s Food Drive. It was a very successful and uplifting event and we really appreciate all your efforts! Below is a thank you quote for […]

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STAMFORD, CT — Demand for New Covenant Center’s food resources has exploded during the COVID-19 crisis. New Covenant Center is the only soup kitchen within an 8-10 mile radius of Stamford and demand for our food resources has exploded during the COVID-19 crisis. Clients include the homeless, many hourly workers recently laid off, immigrant families […]

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BRIDGEPORT—The demand for food resources at Catholic Charities of Fairfield County has increased 50 percent in recent weeks and may double because of the COVID-19 crisis, according to Executive Director Michael Donoghue. The three soup kitchens that serve the county have seen a significant rise in demand as more people turn to them at a time […]

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