By Lois R. Shea, Senior Writer and Communications Officer |
The latest issue of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Purpose newsletter is available online, with hard copies arriving in mailboxes soon.
In our cover story, we learn about how Girls, Inc. shifted operations to support girls and their families when schools switched to remote learning.
Download and read the full PDF version of Purpose where you will also find stories about:
- New Hampshire nonprofits helping people struggling with mental health challenges,
- How Report for America is helping keep our communities informed,
- A unique partnership that is training mentors for LGBTQ youth,
- A new health foundation for greater Rochester, NH
And so much more.
Thanks for reading.
In an era of new complexities, tensions and awareness, the New Hampshire program of the American Friends Service Committee has been unwavering and expansive in its dedication to mission, working on a towering array of issues — from racial equity to immigrants’ rights to economic justice.
As people took to local trails in record numbers during a global pandemic, they discovered that much of that open space had been conserved and access to it provided by small land trusts like Bear-Paw Regional Greenways.
Khaleel Shreet is director and senior coach at the New Hampshire Duet Program. “Through my education, I was able to transform my whole life,” he says. “I feel privileged to enjoy the life I have with my wife and daughter and I look forward to helping others reach their potential.”
The seven-member governing board will oversee grantmaking for local health foundation.
A conversation with Eileen O’Grady, a Report for America fellow and the education reporter at the Concord Monitor. A grant from the Charitable Foundation is helping to support her position.
Anyone who has ever struggled to explain the importance of the arts might try this, from JAG’s mission:
“…to catalyze compassion, empathy, love, and community through shared understandings of humankind through the lens of the African American experience…”
Nonprofit 350NH works to combat the climate crisis by promoting the use of clean and renewable energy sources and advocating to phase out polluting and non-renewable energy sources.
Who we are is never more apparent than during times of crisis. The Charitable Foundation's 2020 annual report features 10 stories from a time of shared crisis that give us enduring hope.
Generous Granite Staters come together to contribute $3.7 million to local nonprofits during state’s single largest day of giving.
NH Gives is back: 24-hour online fundraising event to benefit hundreds of area nonprofits and causes
Donate at NHGives.org on June 8-9 and take advantage of more than $1 million in matching gifts; nearly 600 charities participating.
After 13 years at the Charitable Foundation, Tym Rourke to join national healthcare consulting firm to advance health equity and integrated behavioral healthcare.
Robust civic health is vital to community problem-solving, trust, engagement, a sense of belonging — and so much more. Here are some suggestions for ways to give to help nurture the civic health of our communities.