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United Way of Greenwich
1 Lafayette Ct, Greenwich, CT 06830

The mission of United Way of Greenwich works to identify and respond to local health and human service needs, andMore 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.

Greenwich Lions Club
5 Perryridge Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830

Chartered in 1923, the Lions Club of Greenwich is a local branch of an international service organization dedicatedMore to helping the blind and visually impaired.

Greenwich Lions help coordinate at the United Way's Septemberfest, a fall  grapefruit sale, an easter egg hunt and an annual golf tournament at the Griff.

The club also supports Greenwich Hospital's Low Vision Center, the Connectiucut Lions Eye Reasearch Foundation and the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation.

Each year, Lions award one college scholarship to a Greenwich High School student interested in pursuing a nursing degree.

The club meets twice monthly for club lunches and dinners.

Membership is open to all, and yearly dues are $450.

Jewish Family Services of Greenwich
1 Holly Hill Ln, Greenwich, CT 06830

Jewish Family Services provides numerous programs and services to the Greenwich community. It was established in 1983More to serve the growing Jewish population, and is funded by the United Way, UJA Federation of Greenwich, the Town of Greenwich, and private donations.

Programs include individual and family couseling, bereavement and divorce support groups, adoption services, social services for seniors, resettlement and acculturation services, immigration services, and the Jewish Health and Healing Center.

Volunteers are welcome, and a number of opportunities are available. To find out more about how you can help, or to make a donation, visit the JFS website.

Alliance Française of Greenwich
299 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830

Founded in 1918 as a non-profit, non-political organization, the Alliance Française continues to promoteMore cultural, intellectual and artistic exchanges between the United States, France and French-speaking countries.

The Greenwich Alliance operates independently. Its board works to promote French cultural exchange throughout Fairfield County by way of language courses, social activities and cultural events. These include lectures, concerts, films, exhibits, guided visits to museums, wine and cheese tastings and discussion groups.

Members receive free admission to several cultural events and have access to a comprehensive library of French literature, newspapers, magazines, videos and DVDs. Members also receive discounts at a number of local retailers.

Membership is available for individuals ($60) and prorated for couples and families. Discounts are offered to seniors and students.

For membership fees and forms, visit the Alliance Française of Greenwich website.

Ricardo Monteverde Galleries
44 Amogerone Cross Way, Greenwich, CT 06830
Ricardo Monteverde Galleries is an online art gallery featuring original oil paintings, watercolors, lithographs andMore limited-edition prints. The themes are seascapes, landscapes, figurative, among others, and styles include realism, abstract, and impressionism. Complimentary shipping is provided for locations within the continental United States.
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