Letter to the Editor: If Not You, Then Who?

Posted Wednesday July 02, 2014 by admin

Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) hosted its annual block party at the Deacon John Graves House on June 7 to a sold-out event, answering the question, “If not you, then who?” The Madison community and our sponsors, generous in their donations and sharing the N2N mission that we help our neighbors through challenging times, raised more than $30,000. Funds raised will continue to provide personal necessities, not covered by food stamps, to the Madison Food Pantry; allow for Madison’s Youth & Family Services to provide emergency fuel, electrical, and personal assistance to those who have nowhere else to turn; and send children in need to summer camp.

To all those who came and made our evening a great success, thank you. For those who couldn’t attend, but were so generous in their contributions, we thank them and look forward to having them in attendance next year. A special thank you goes to all of our sponsors for their continued support of our Madison community and of N2N.

The 2014 sponsors: Summer Hill Nursery; Tina Waring Ackerman and Warren Ackerman; Bailey’s Express, Inc., Middleton, CT; Dawn Hudson Beach; James and Rachael Cash, TruEvents Marketing; Clarity Software Solutions, Inc.; The Community Foundation For Greater New Haven; Essex Savings Bank; James and Jean Fazzone; Michael Haggerty, UBS Financial Services; Joe Goclowski and Elizabeth Colby; Laurie and Jack Heflin; IM=X Shoreline Pilates and Fitness; The Kiely Family Foundation; Nancy and Mike Lavin; Lucy Foundation; The Lyman Farm, Inc.; The Madison Beach Hotel; The Madison Foundation; John and Dyanne Rafal; Marty and Ginny Triola; and Charlie and Lorey Walz.

Nancy Gerson, President
The Madison Foundation

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