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NOW Receives Donation from Putnam Rotary Club

by Sarah Mortensen

On January 30, 2018 the Putnam Rotary Club presented NOW director Jeff Rawson with a donation for $500. The club, which has a long history in Northeastern Connecticut, is service organization that observes the motto “service above self”.  The Putnam Rotary Club covers the towns of Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock and generously serves those communities with various […]

NOW Receives Grant Funds from Target Corporation

by Sarah Mortensen

On Monday, January 22nd Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) met with members of the Killingly Target management team and local soccer programs to celebrate grant funds recently awarded to NOW. The funds, totaling $1,000, will support NOW scholarships for children participating in local soccer programs in 2018. In the summer of 2017, NOW applied […]

NOW Receives Donation from The Thompson Lions Club at Annual Evening of Giving

by Sarah Mortensen

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, NOW was presented with a donation by The Thompson Lions Club at their Annual Evening of Giving. The dinner, which was held at The Raceway Restaurant, saw several community organizations recognized with donations. NOW Executive Director, Sarah Wolfburg received a check for $500 from Lion’s Club President Mark Provost. She expressed […]

Wireless Zone of Putnam Makes Donation to NOW

by Sarah Mortensen

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, the Wireless Zone of Putnam presented Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) with a donation of $266.66. The funds were generated from sales of Wireless Zone brand PopSockets at the Putnam store over the fall and winter months. Wireless Zone Putnam store manager Josh Paul and assistant store manager Patrick […]

NOW Receives Longmeadow Automotive “Slice of the Pie” Donation

by Sarah Mortensen

On December 20, 2017,  Longmeadow Automotive’s hosted their 3rd Annual Holiday Giving event in Pomfret. Each year, owners Rich & Karyn DiBonaventura collect scrap metal and donate the profits to local charities. For 2017, Longmeadow Automotive gave out $3,000 to seven non-profits.  NOW Executive Director Sarah Wolfburg and board member Jeffrey Rawson were presented with […]

Support NOW While You Shop With AmazonSmile!

by Sarah Mortensen

You can support NOW while you shop! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5{935c65a732af2bdfdcd0903b52ce42ca7e95cf00c7f9fc1a7b4e2b425875eda7} of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. It is very […]

Support NOW on Giving Tuesday – November 28, 2017

by Sarah Mortensen

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Please consider supporting Northeast Opportunities for Wellness on Giving Tuesday, as every gift we receive will help us continue to provide scholarship opportunities and […]

NOW to hold 6th Annual Taste for NOW Event at QVCC on October 14th

by Sarah Mortensen

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) will hold its 6th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life on Saturday, October 14th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Quinebaug Valley Community College. The event has become a celebrated annual tradition for the nonprofit, with 200 people attending and over $14,000 raised in 2016. Tickets […]

NOW Shows Support for Red Ribbon Week with Penny Fundraiser

by Sarah Mortensen

NOW has launched a fundraiser in honor of Red Ribbon Week, an initiative to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. Titled “Save Your Red Pennies for Red Ribbon Week” the fundraiser asks the community to collect and donate their pocket change through October 28th. Participants can bring their collection […]