Great Non-Profit: NEXT for Autism

Today it’s my honor to introduce you to Christine Lai, an awesome woman who also happens to be the parent of a child with autism. Christine is open, honest, and incredibly brave, never shying away from the challenging work of advocating for her son and others facing autism. Many of us have been touched by… read more

Little Wings Event: School Supplies for Hurricane Victims

For the last 8 years Little Wings Foundation has done a family volunteer event during the holiday season, but from time to time we do an event out of season when we think people need our help most. We’ve all seen the devastating images from Texas and Louisiana because of Hurricane Harvey. It’s hard to… read more

Great Non-Profit: Abilis

Being a local, I often get asked about the many non-profits here in our area. Abilis, a non-profit that has been in Greenwich for more than 65 years, is one of my absolute favorites. Abilis serves those who are disabled – and their clients have a range of disabilities from autism to down syndrome. The most amazing… read more

Great Cause: Breast Cancer Alliance

A few years back I was introduced to the Breast Cancer Alliance. They are a lean mean cancer fighting machine. With a team of just two full time employees – they host incredible events, pay for grants and research projects, and help women who couldn’t otherwise afford it to get the health services they need… read more

Designer to Watch: Carmiña Roth

With so many illnesses and disasters happening in our world, it is all too easy for us to turn a blind eye to one epidemic while focusing on another. When I was in my teens and twenties the HIV/AIDS epidemic was regularly in the news. While the disease remains a very real issue in our… read more

Good Cause: Martina McBride

  Hey y’all! I thought you might like to know Martina McBride is coming to town. On November 11th McBride will be performing in Stamford at a charity event that will raise money for the non-profit DART (Dana’s Angels Research Trust). DART is a Greenwich-based non-profit focused on Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) a rare, fatal disease… read more

It’s time to Go Wild!

Each and every year that I have been writing this blog I have written about The Greenwich Land Trust‘s Go Wild! Family Field Day. And the reason is because it’s AWESOME! It is without a doubt our children’s favorite day of the fall. There are pony rides, petting zoos, bungee trampolines, food, music, hot air… read more

Always Remember: September 11th

It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since the World Trade Center came down and almost 3,000 lives were lost to the horrors of terrorism and hatred. I feel confident in saying that those of us who lived through those terrifying days after the attacks will never forget. But for those who lost a husband, wife,… read more

Great Non-Profit: Squash Haven

It’s been far too long since I have featured an incredibly awesome non-profit here on The Sent. Welcome Squash Haven. This non-profit based out of New Haven (a city I hold near and dear to my heart after living there for 4 years of college) is taking inner-city students and introducing them to organized sports… read more

Event: Go Wild! 2015

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. It’s hard to feel it in the air because it has been so darn hot in these parts – but I just know fall is coming. And with fall comes my favorite family event of the year. On Sunday September 20th children of all ages are invited… read more