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December 1 is Giving Tuesday, and we would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to support the Hartford Chamber of Commerce’s human services and other non-profit investors.

Our Piece of The Pie

Our Piece of the Pie (OPP®) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youth with the key competencies needed to overcome barriers and succeed in education and employment. OPP’s unique model is centered on the personal and consistent relationship developed between each youth and a caring, committed and proactive adult staff member, a Youth Development Specialist. The Youth Development Specialist works together with the young person to identify their goals, and create a plan to address needs across personal, workforce, and academic development. Donate.


Hartford Next

Hartford NEXT, Inc.’s reason to be is to create an environment that leads to innovation and improvements in Hartford, its diverse neighborhoods, and its residents and visitors. By bringing people together, listening, encouraging, negotiating, educating, and leading, HNXT’s purpose is to facilitate inclusion and innovation in our communities. Donate.


Advocacy To Legacy

Educating individuals, families and communities on how to advocate for themselves to change lives and leave a legacy. We do this through: One on one discussions/coaching/interviews; Classes or workshops on various topics; Community conversations on specific topics; Facilitation of focus groups for community input; Community Surveys and data analysis; Photovoice (A method to collect data/ information from groups who would not normally participate in a focus group to share their thoughts and experiences.); Seminars on how specific local communities’ governments work, including the process on how to change the law; Support of other organizations in their advocacy or community work. Donate.


Interval House

Hartford Interval House (IH) is a dedicated and passionate group of staff, board members and volunteers who pride themselves on tirelessly working to end domestic violence. Services are available at no cost to victims in 24 communities in the greater Hartford area and are provided to those seeking help in the strictest confidence. Domestic Violence (DV), also called Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a pattern of coercive, controlling, dominant behavior that takes many forms, including physical, emotional, psychological, verbal, sexual, technological, and financial. Donate.


NAFI Connecticut enhances the lives of those they serve by providing educational, recreational, vocational, and cultural programming. Prior funding has been appropriated to Cultural Enrichment Opportunities, Basic Needs Assistance, Camp / Activity Fees, College Scholarships, and Other Unfunded Needs. Make a donation.


CLARO Connecticut Latinos Achieving Rights and Opportunities

Working Towards A Society Where All Lgbtq+ People Experience Equality & Inclusion

Connecticut Latinos Achieving Rights and Opportunities (CLARO), is dedicated to educate and promote equality for the LGBTQ+ community to achieve rights, address homophobia, and discrimination. We accomplish these goals by mobilizing our community and partner agencies on issues like marriage equality, parental rights, anti-bullying policies, employment discrimination, hate violence, privacy rights, sexual education, adoption, and HIV/AIDS. Donate.


Urban League of Greater Hartford 

Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc. (ULGH) is a community based, not-for-profit 501(c) (3). Urban League provides programs and services in the areas of Adult Education; Youth Development; Workforce Development and Training;  Economic Empowerment; and Health and Wellness.

Urban League of Greater Hartford is an affiliate of the National Urban League and was founded in 1964. The League provides services to more than 3000 area residents annually.

Our Mission To reduce economic disparities in our communities through programs, services, and educational opportunities.  Our Core Values Our focus is on empowering people in need to change their lives.

We will be The PROVIDER of choice by serving the comprehensive needs of Greater Hartford residents; The EMPLOYER of choice by providing training that enables our employees to be successful in their jobs; The INVESTMENT of choice by offering programs and services that provide a sustained impact in the Greater Hartford Region; and  A MODEL of integrity and excellence. Donate.


Connecticut Audubon Society Greater Hartford Area

The Connecticut Audubon Society conserves Connecticut’s environment through science-based education and advocacy focused on the state’s bird populations and habitats.

Founded in 1898, the Connecticut Audubon Society operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury, Pomfret, Hampton, and Sherman, a center in Old Lyme, and an EcoTravel office in Essex.

Connecticut Audubon manages 20 wildlife sanctuaries encompassing almost 3,300 acres of open space in Connecticut and educates over 100,000 children and adults annually. Connecticut Audubon is an independent organization, not affiliated with any national or governmental group.

Connecticut Audubon Society’s scientists, educators, citizen scientists, and volunteers work to preserve birds and their environments in Connecticut. Our work includes sanctuary management, advocacy, environmental education and activities at our centers, scientific studies, and our annual Connecticut State of the Birds report.

In 2019 our State Board of Directors made a commitment to advancing the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion with the following resolution: Be it resolved that The Connecticut Audubon Society is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the organization at all levels. Donate.

Fidelco Guide Dogs

Fidelco’s mission continues while we follow protocols to keep both humans and dogs safe. New puppies are being born and raised. Dogs-in-training are learning valuable skills in home environments. Together, we will meet the needs of our remarkable clients for years to come.

Your donation today will help change the lives of people who are blind by partnering them with Fidelco German Shepherd guide dogs! Donate.