Abilis 132 E Putnam Ave, Cos Cob, CT06807 Abilis has a location on East Putnam Avenue in Cos Cob. Abilis, also know as ARC, is a non-profit specializing in the…More aid of individuals with developmental disabilities. Abilis helps children and adults alike in areas including education and employment.
Abilis Greenhouse 50 Glenville St, Greenwich, CT06831 The Abilis Greenhouse is a nursery and boutique gift store. Abilis, a non-profit group serving developmentally disabled…More children and adults, runs the greenhouse in conjuncton with its landscaping service. The greenhouse specializes in growing microgreens, such as kale, arugula, radishes and other crops, providing valuable education and work training experiences for its employees. The attached gift shop sells handcrafted soaps, jewelry, pet accessories and other gifts created by the organization's clients.
The mission of United Way of Greenwich works to identify and respond to local health and human service needs, and…More raises the necessary funds to meet them through a community wide effort.
In addition to fundraising, the United Way has helped establish a number of Greenwich charities and civic organizations including Family Centers, Greenwich Housing Authority, Kids in Crisis and Abilis (formerly ARC).
United Way sponsors the Community Planning Council, Youth Services Council and the Committee on Late Life Issues, each of which help to identify the needs of all Greenwich residents.
With the help of volunteers, the United Way of Greenwich coordinates a number of annual events, including Vivapop's All American Soap Box Derby, Oktoberfest and the Annual Sole Sisters Luncheon and Fashion Boutique.
Information on how to volunteer or donate is available on the United Way of Greenwich website.