LFC Cares

This Litchfield Crossing Cares section allows the Litchfield Crossing family to highlight the various non-for profit agencies the stores, vendors and owners support and the causes close to their heart. The goal of this section is to keep the amazing work of these agencies in the public eye so they can continue to get the attention and backing they deserve.

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United Way of Western Connecticut

United Way of Western Connecticut


Website: www.uwwesternct.org
Address:  301 Main St #2, Danbury, CT 06810
Contact:  203-792-5330

Information Regarding Charity:
United Way of Western Connecticut has reached an exciting time in our long history. Growing from our roots as five separate local entities, we are now one united, strong organization supporting 15 towns across Fairfield and Litchfield Counties.

Supported by:
Kristen Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossings.

 

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury


Website: www.wcogd.org
Address:  2 West Street, Danbury CT 06810
Contact:  203-731-5200 or womenscenter@wcogd.org

Information Regarding Charity:
Serving the needs of individuals, families and the community with prevention, crisis intervention and support services in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault and other major life crisis.

Supported by:
Kristen Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossings.

 

Hope’s Door

Hope’s Door


Website: www.hopesdoorny.org
Address:  39 Washington Ave., Pleasantville, NY 10570
Contact:  914-747-0828 or info@hopesdoorny.org

Information Regarding Charity:
Seeking to end domestic violence and to empower victims to achieve safety, independence and healing from the trauma of abuse.

Supported by:
Kristen Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossings.

 

New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital


Website: newmilfordhospital.org
Address:  21 Elm Street, New Milford, CT
Contact:  860-210-5300

Information Regarding Charity:
Providing compassionate care by the region’s top doctors, experienced in using the latest treatments in technology tailored to each patient’s individual needs.

Supported by:
Ecco Development, LLC, Yonkers, NY

 

New Milford Historical Society

New Milford Historical Society


Website: www.nmhistorical.org
Address:  N°6 Aspetuck Ave, New Milford, CT 06776
Contact:  860-354-3069
Hours:  Tues –Fri. 12:00-3:00, Sunday 12:00-3:00

Information Regarding Charity:
Serving the residents and visitors to New Milford as a cultural and historical source together with stimulating interest in the culture and history of the town. The society actively works to bring the past to the present and preserve it for the future.

Supported by:
Litchfield Crossings, LLC

 

Water Witch Hose Company No. 2

Water Witch Hose Company No. 2


Website: www.wwhc2.org
Address:  8 Prospect Hill Road, New Milford CT 06776
Contact:  860-354-4023

Information Regarding Charity:
Dedicated to serving and protecting the residents of New Milford. Steeped in history, some sixty men subscribed to this organization and a collection of $1195.00 made it possible to purchase an engine and 200 feet of hose. More of their history on their website linked above.

Supported by:
Litchfield Crossings, LLC

 

Vietnam Veterans of America

Vietnam Veterans of America


Website: vva.org
Address:  45 New Haven Avenue, New Milford, CT 06460
Contact:  800-882-1316

Information Regarding Charity:
Aggressively advocating on those issues critical to the lives and well-being of veterans, as well as Vietnam veterans, specifically access to quality health care. Mission: Creating a new identity for this generation of veterans, as well as Vietnam veterans, diametrically opposite of the pre-existing perception.

Supported by:
Ecco Development, LLC, Yonkers, NY

 

Alzheimer’s Association – CT Chapter

Alzheimer’s Association – CT Chapter


Website: www.alz.org/ct
Address:  200 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06468
Contact:  860-828-2828

Information Regarding Charity:
Serving as the primary source of information and support for thousands of Connecticut residents dealing with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association strives through research to provide and enhance the care and support for all of those affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the education and promotion of brain health.

Supported by:
Panera Bread, Litchfield Crossings, New Milford, CT

 

National Foundation for Cancer Research

National Foundation for Cancer Research


Website: nfcr.org
Address:  4600 East West Highway Suite 525, Bethesda MD 20814
Contact:  800-321-2873

Information Regarding Charity:
Leading global funding source for cutting edge cancer research whose mission is to prevent and cure cancer through education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

Supported by:
Panera Bread, Litchfield Crossings, New Milford, CT

 

New Milford River Trail

New Milford River Trail


Website: www.nmbikewalk.org
Address:  Boardman Rd, New Milford, CT 06776
Contact:  Website Contact Form

Information Regarding Charity:
Supporting a vibrant, healthy region by promoting the creation of multi-use trails, bike lanes, walkways, and other measures The New Milford River Trail Association makes it safer and easier to walk or bicycle for recreation and transportation. Much of our work is devoted to the establishment of a trail for bicyclists and pedestrians that follow the Housatonic River from one end of New Milford, CT to the other.

Supported by:
Panera Bread, Litchfield Crossings, New Milford, CT

 

Animal Welfare Society

Animal Welfare Society


Website: www.aws-shelter.org
Address:  8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT
Contact:  860-354-1350
Hours:  Tues: 11am to 7pm; Wed-Sat 11am to 2pm

Information Regarding Charity:
Non-destroying animal rescue organization whose mission is to offer refuge for dogs and cats, ultimately placing them in responsible, loving homes. Since 1965, hundreds of animals have been rescued and provided with excellent veterinary care including vaccinations, spaying and neutering as well as basic discipline training.

Supported by:
Petco, Litchfield Crossings, New Milford, CT, who participates in the Adopt a Pet Program.

 

SPCA of Connecticut

SPCA of Connecticut


Website: www.spcact.org
Address:  359 Spring Hill Road, Monroe, CT 06468
Contact:  203-445-9978

Information Regarding Charity:
Rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming homeless dogs and cats The SPCA of Connecticut, Inc is a no-kill animal shelter located in Monroe, Connecticut.

Supported by:
Kristen Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossings.

 

Danbury Animal Welfare Society

Danbury Animal Welfare Society


Website: www.daws.org
Address:  147 Grass Plain Street, Bethel, CT 06468
Contact:  203-744-3297

Information Regarding Charity:
Saving and improving the lives of animals in our community and beyond.DAWS promotes responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals and works toward ending animal overpopulation through education and a variety of programs.

Supported by:
Penelope Forman, Penn Gardner Inc, Danbury, CT

 

TBICO

TBICO


Website: www.tbicoworks.org
Address:  22 Eagle Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Contact:  203-743-6695

Information Regarding Charity:
Teaching people how to take control of their lives, TBICO is an educational, employment and personal resource center for individuals who want to improve their skills and expand their employment opportunities.

Supported by:
Penn Gardner Inc, Danbury, CT

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Multiple Sclerosis Society


Website: nationalmssociety.org
Address:  659 Tower Avenue, First Floor, Hartford, CT 06112
Contact:  860-913-2550

Information Regarding Charity:
Assisting those affected by multiple sclerosis by funding research, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society drives change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families.

Supported by:
Kristen Gizzi, Executive Director of Litchfield Crossings

 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Website: nationwidechildrens.org
Address:  700 Children’s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205
Contact:  1-800-792-8401

Information Regarding Charity:
Helping kids everywhere. More than one million children receive lifesaving care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital every year from around the world. Each and every child deserves the chance for a brighter future.

Supported by:
Big Lots, Litchfield Crossings, New Milford, CT