Chapel Haven is delighted to announce that the 36-hour online giving event known as the Great Give raised nearly $10,000 from 21 donors in support of all that Chapel Haven is doing!

“We are delighted that people reached out to share their support and enthusiasm for our life-changing model,” said Michael Storz, President of Chapel Haven.

To see Chapel Haven’s Great Give profile, click here:  https://www.thegreatgive.org/organizations/chapel-haven

Donations to Chapel Haven ranged from $25 to $2500. Donations came from a variety of individuals, including families, Chapel Haven adults, staffers, local Alderman Adam Marchand and Chapel Haven friends.

Donors had the option to leave remarks on the site, many of which were touching and affirming.

Annette Osher gave her donation in honor of her son and Chapel Haven’s upcoming wellness initiative.

“Thank you for the good work that you do,” said donor Katherine McManus.

Chapel Haven adult Jacob Pearson made a donation and said, “so happy to be able to contribute towards Chapel Haven’s new campus.” Thank you, Jacob, that is awesome!

Mavi & Cliff Skakle made a donation and said, “see you on the tennis court, Chapel Haven!” We can’t wait!

A huge thank you to our donors!

Chapel Haven adult Andrew Auerbach made a donation and said, “Chapel Haven is a wonderful organization.”

Josh, Ann and Nate made a generous donation and called Chapel Haven “a special place.”

“Keep up the good work,” said donor Jann Yankauskas.

Other donors included Mary Acquarulo, Belle and Harvey Cole, Richard Fierberg, Lynne Yaverski, Gilbert Lee, Jill Meyerhoff, Michael Shwartz, Helen S. Murray, Rick Kearns, Julia Isenberg, Terri Console and Linda Goodman. We thank you all!

The Great Give is an annual 36-hour online fundraising event that unites donors with charitable organizations serving Greater New Haven in a fun and engaging way. Created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation), the community-wide event is in its ninth year. It receives sponsorship support from The Foundation, its partner in philanthropy the Valley Community Foundation, and other community sponsors, interested in promoting local philanthropy. In 2018, we’re looking to raise $1.5 million in 36 hours for Greater New Haven’s charitable organizations.

We are so grateful and thank each of our donors for your support!

Questions? Please contact Julia Isenberg at (203) 397-1714, ext. 113 or Julia Isenberg

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