Non-profits, Clubs & Service Organizations
Milford Kids Count
American Red Cross Connecticut Regional Chapter
The Connecticut Yankee Council, Inc. serves more than 25,000 young people annually through Boy Scouts of America and Learning for Life programs in Fairfield and New Haven. We support nearly 5,000 adult volunteers and partner with 537 community organizations to deliver the program. The Council provides camping facilities, volunteer training, program materials, inner-city support and insurance among its many services.
& Girls Village, Inc.
& Girls Village, Inc. was founded as the original "Boys Village"
in 1942 in Milford. Today, the agency has offices in Milford, Bridgeport
and Waterbury, serving children in crisis and children with learning
difficulties who have experienced rejection, failure or abuse.
A Community Support System, Inc.
Combined Parishes Action Committee / Beth-El Center Ministries
Connecticut Burns Care Foundation, Inc. was formed to: provide financial
aid to existing burn care units; promote the education of public and professional
personnel for burn care treatment; promote burn prevention; provide financial
aid for research on burn care; carry on any and all other matters as may
relate to burn care.
Devon Rotary Club was founded in 1966 by Dr. Oliver Andrus. In 2006, the
Devon Rotary Pavilion at Walnut Beach and the Liberty Rock Park were constructed
in partnership of the Devon Rotary and the City of Milford. Other projects
to benefit the City include the flag pole at Housatonic River Park, the
cupola at the Milford Rotary Pavilion at Fowler Field, the Vial of Life,
a playground at Boys and Girls Village, furnishing of the Emergency Room
at the Milford Hospital, sponsorship of the Devon Knights youth basketball
team, purchase of a van for the Beth El Shelter and other projects. In June 2012, The Devon Rotary Club surpassed $1,000,000 in donations back to the community. This was marked by the City of Milford declaring June 4th to be Devon Rotary Day.
The Downtown Milford Business Association represents nearly 80 businesses in downtown Milford and is committed to promoting goodwill and cooperation among the members. We pride ourselves in our determination to foster the commerce and business interest of all the members in the Association. We are actively involved in improving downtown Milford's appearance and business prosperity as well as providing marketing promotions to attract more shoppers to the downtown area. The DMBA believes that our business is our community. For information on events sponsored by the DMBA or for information on joining the DMBA, visit our website, www.downtownmilford.org
Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is a progressive, community-based organization committed to its mission to enhance employment, educational, social and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities and other challenges.
If your business can use additional services our clients want to help. We like to do various hand assembly projects, sort, collate, stuff/label/seal envelopes, custodial (light to moderate), small assembly in manufacturing, clerical, recycling, just to list a few.
Heritage Society of Milford, Inc.
Our mission is to bring together people of Irish descent or relation in an effort to teach, learn, and share our heritage, history, music, and language with fellow members and the public. On our website you will find information about our club's mission, news about our activities, a calendar of our events, galleries of photos from our members, and forums for discussion about all things Irish. We have a number of events during the year including the St Patrick’s Day Parade, The Irish Festival and more.
Woman's Club of Milford.
Kennedy Center, Inc.
Center of Milford, Inc.
Milford Columbus Committee was formed in 1991 by Mr. Mike Petrucelli and Mr. Sam Bergami, Jr. to celebrate the five hundredth anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the New World. In it’s first year of inception, the club membership was comprised of 12 successful individuals of Italian heritage, coming from diverse professions, but who also shared the common vision of giving back to the community. They began by raising funds in order to provide scholarships to deserving, hard working students needing a helping hand.
Volunteering your time not only helps those in need, but also gives you a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes from deep within. Lions strive to make a difference in their local community as well as communities worldwide. When the challenge arises, our answer is simple: We Serve. Some of the programs we are involved in and fund are contributions to the Diabetes Association of America, Low Vision Center, Local Eye Screening, CRIS radio station for the blind, Eyeglass Redemption for third world countries, and the Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation
Rotary Club of Milford, founded in February 1924, is an award-winning
service organization within Rotary International District 7980. With
some 100 members, the club hosts an annual Lobster Bake, sponsored by
The Milford Bank, raising thousands of dollars for scholarships awarded
to local graduates seeking higher education, vo-tech graduates entering
a profession, police officers continuing their education, and families
needing day-care financial aid. Milford Rotary projects that have benefited
the community include the Pavilion at Fowler Field, the Patio at Milford
Lisman Landing Marina, 17 defibrillators for use in city buildings,
smoke and carbon monoxide detectors donated to the Fire Department to
give to families in need, and a program room at the Woodruff Family
of Executive Women Inc.
Rape Crisis Center
Founded in 1974, the Rape Crisis Center of Milford is a not-for-profit social service agency working to end sexual violence through victim assistance, prevention, education and public policy advocacy. The Center provides services to the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Milford, Orange, Seymour, Shelton, and West Haven . All services are provided free & confidential to the community. Cell phone donations are also accepted for reprogramming for emergency situations.
New Haven SCORE provides free and confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives. New Haven SCORE also offers workshops, for both start-up entrepreneurs and in-business small business owners.
Way of Milford, Inc.
United Way of Milford is a non-profit organization that works to strengthen and enhance community and family life by collaborating with our towns government officials, social service departments, and local companies to find solutions for our citizens in need. It is an independent, community based team, governed by a locally elected board of directors from the community.
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