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TD Charitable Foundation has generously awarded over $60,000 for a variety of programs at The WorkPlace. Grants from TDCF have supported Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County and WorkPlace Scholarships. Funding from TDCF enabled the Platform to Employment pilot program. We value our relationship with TD Charitable Foundation for believing in the importance of supporting programs to improve the quality of life for low- to moderate income individuals.
The mission of TD Charitable Foundation is to support, respect and improve the quality of life in the diverse communities where we live and do business.
TD Charitable Foundation understands that change is a fact of life. It can renew our perspective of the world or how we act within it. They also know while change helps some of us get ahead, it can leave others behind. To help create the conditions so everyone has the chance to succeed in a changing world, TD Charitable Foundation recently launched Ready Commitment, a promise to invest $775 million by 2030 in four area that support change, nurture progress and contribute to making the world a better, more inclusive place.
The Foundation will accomplish this through a commitment to improve the access to safe, clean affordable housing, economic development, educational opportunities for community members, and the provision of basic human needs when otherwise unattainable. TD Charitable Foundation funding fosters and creates collaborative opportunities that bring community partners together for the enrichment of communities where we live and serve.
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Bank volunteers covered topics such as saving for retirement, budgeting, and preventing identify theft in three separate workshops to PWG members striving for financial empowerment. The PWG is an on-going program designed to help newly working clients improve their life skills, potentially raise employment status, and generally feel supported as they attempt to improve their financial and physical well-being. DFSMFC provides the PWG as a way to give women entering or re-entering the world of work the critical support they need to keep their job and move forward in their career. December’s presenter, Katie Farrington (pictured) remarked, “The group was so incredible engaged and had great questions!” Thank you, Katie and Citizen’s Bank for your commitment to supporting our clients’ financial success.
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CT Post - By Jordan Grice Updated 4:28 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 Professional attire is crucial to any interview process which is why members of Dress For Success Mid-Fairfield County want to help women look the part. The program is a part of The WorkPlace,...
Event At Housatonic Community College Area business people, state labor and education representatives, and local legislators will provide information about a variety of programs, services and incentives to benefit employers and their employees at the Helping Your...
GROUND-BREAKING EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM CHANGES LIVES OF CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS Bridgeport, CT – January 8, 2018 The WorkPlace is pleased to announce that the highly successful Platform to Employment (P2E) program is now accepting new applications from long-term unemployed...
Knowing how to adequately protect your business from cyber threats can be daunting if you do not know the “enemy”. You may think that protecting your business involves expensive tools and systems; however, there are a handful of steps that you can inexpensively...
BRIDGEPORT — Jack Banta listened for several minutes Wednesday as executives with PSEG, the company building a gas-fired power plant on the harbor, announced a new on-site construction union apprenticeship initiative. “All of that’s me,” Banta, a city councilman, said...
BRIDGEPORT — Juan Irizarry planned to move to the U.S. mainland after collecting a degree in chemical engineering. Eventually. Hurricane Maria sped up the process. Once he knew his parents in the coastal town of Arecibo could get by without him, Irizarry, 22, made his...
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