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DiMatteo Family, Two Shelton Businesses Deliver Easter Baskets to Open Doors

Following another successful year of their annual Easter Basket Drive, the DiMatteo family of Bethany is proud to announce the culmination of their initiative aimed at bringing joy to children in need during the Easter season. DiMatteo Group Financial Services, in partnership with Cross Insurance, two Shelton-based family businesses, co-sponsored this year’s drive throughout Fairfield …

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NCHS Junior Launches ‘Fashion Forward’ To Collect Prom Dresses for Open Doors in Norwalk

Last year, [Adelaide] Tuff held a clothing drive for the Open Doors “Community Closet,” a free store where families in need can shop for seasonal clothing, shoes and household necessities. She led an effort to collect 45 large bags of clothing—about 1,500 items for the Community Closet. This year, Tuff—who is interested in fashion—has a …

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Norwalk school supply donations offer ‘boost of confidence’ to students

Backpack drives across the city are providing relief to hundreds of families who may struggle with the cost of back-to-school shopping this fall. “Backpack and school supply donations are such a huge help because they help parents make sure their children are prepared for school and don’t feel like they have to go without, and …

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