Putnam, January 24, 2019

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) was included in a presentation of donations from Nutmeg Container Corp., a facility of Unicorr Packaging Group. President Charlie Pious and his staff presented their year-end charitable donations, totaling $10,000 to four local non-profit groups, with NOW receiving $2,000 to support youth wellness programs in the region.

NOW Executive Director Sarah Wolfburg received the donation on behalf of the organization and extended her sincere appreciation for the support. “Perhaps the best part of living in this small corner of the state is the culture of generosity that flows through the community. This spirit of giving is heartwarming, and we sincerely appreciate the support we receive from Nutmeg Container each year.”

Other groups recognized with donations included Daily Bread in Putnam, Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group (TEEG) in Thompson, and the YMCA Putnam Pride, in Putnam.

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, is a non-profit human services organization focused on youth wellness. Serving the 10-town area of Northeast Connecticut, NOW provides children with the opportunity to participate in area athletic programs and activities, offering scholarships to the youth of the community with up to 95% of the cost being subsidized by NOW. The mission of the organization is to provide all children, regardless of financial resources, equal opportunities to achieve & maintain youth wellness, beginning at an early age.