Recent Fundraisers

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All American Waste Matching Gift Donation

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

All American Waste was honored to provide the pledge for the 2020 matching gift campaign that raised over 95,000 additional dollars for the Closer to Free Fund. (L – R) Frank M. Antonacci, COO of All American Waste and Lori Pickens, Executive Director of Smilow Cancer Hospital

Amazon Covid-19 Fund Donation

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

On behalf of more than 3,000 associates working at their North Haven fulfillment center, Amazon recently recognized YNHH and the contributions of our health care heroes by making a generous donation to our COVID-19 PPE/Capital Provision Fund. Thank you, Amazon!

Westbrook Elks Fundraiser

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forced cancellation of the 10th annual Beach Jam for Breast Cancer at the Westbrook Elks Lodge in August. Proceeds from this popular event are directed to breast cancer patient assistance at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Regardless of this year’s challenges, the Westbrook Elks held a fundraiser with their members and raised $5,000 for … Read More

Nick’s Wicks Fundraiser

Monday, September 28, 2020

9-year-old Guilford resident, Nick, began his business, Nick’s Wicks, during the height of the pandemic as a way to “beat the boredom.” Nick creates fragrant, slow-burning, hand-poured soy candles and sells them on Etsy and has committed to donate 30% of his monthly profits to charity! In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, now through … Read More

Charles Island Music Festival Fundraiser

Monday, September 28, 2020

“The Charles Island Music Festival is an on-the-water event, featuring musicians playing from a barge with attendees participating from the comfort (and distance) of their own watercraft. This year’s event was held in early August and drew in boaters from all over! Last week, the organizers of the event presented a check in the amount … Read More