Tag Archives: Domestic Violence Fundraiser

Holiday Helpers Needed: Join CFJ in Helping to Make The Holiday Season Bright for its Deserving Clients

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to share with family and friends, but they can be challenging for anyone coping with the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. To help ease their burdens and make the season a special one, The Center for Family Justice actively solicits donations, beginning with the Thanksgiving season, […]

Speaking of Women 2019: More than 540 Attend CFJ’s Most Important Annual Fundraiser

The Center for Family Justice extends its heartfelt thanks to the more than 540 people who attended Speaking of Women 2019 featuring a keynote conversation with Gold Medalist Aly Raisman. This year’s event, presented by title sponsor People’s United Bank, had the highest attendance of a Speaking of Women event in more than five years, […]

Activist and Filmmaker Byron Hurt to Keynote Second Annual Speaking with Men Breakfast

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Byron Hurt, the award-winning documentary filmmaker, author and activist, will be the keynote speaker for its second annual Speaking with Men Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 15 at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford. Hurt, a former football quarterback at Northeastern University and creator of the award-winning […]

Honor Mom with the Gift of HOPE

Dear Friends and Supporters, On this Mother’s Day, show your mother how much you appreciate her kindness, generosity and compassion with a gift to The Center for Family Justice. A donation to CFJ’s Annual Appeal– made in honor of the important mom or mother figures in your life– is a meaningful and impactful way to […]

Aly Raisman to Keynote Speaking of Women 2019

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Olympic Gold Medalist and survivors’ advocate Aly Raisman will be the keynote speaker at its 22nd annual Speaking of Women luncheon. Presented by People’s United Bank, the luncheon will take place at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at The Waterview in Monroe. Raisman joins a long […]

Rockin Around The Decades Studio 54 Themed Party to Benefit The Center for Family Justice

  Stratford, Ct—A Studio 54 themed night of dining and dancing at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford on March 30 will benefit The Center for Family Justice, which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities. Band Together, a nonprofit community of talented musicians who have helped […]

Near & Far Aid Awards Grant to The Center for Family Justice

  Fairfield County based philanthropic organization Near & Fair Aid recently awarded a $22,000 grant to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. “This grant from Near & Far Aid recognizes and supports the important […]

Trumbull Police Union Holds Grow-a-Beard Fundraiser for CFJ

Members of the Trumbull Police Union recently donated $1,050 to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, the proceeds of a December fundraiser which gave officers the chance to grow beards or wear special pins in exchange for a donation to the nonprofit. The Trumbull Police Department has a policy which restricts the growth of […]

New Board Member Profile: Welcome Sofia Goncalves

Trumbull resident Sofia Goncalves recently joined CFJ’s 17-member Board of Directors after several dedicated years supporting the agency as a volunteer. A Vice President and Branch Manager with People’s United Bank in Bridgeport, Sofia has pitched in at many CFJ fundraising events, including our annual Speaking of Women luncheon. She is also an engaged member […]

Madison Middle School Community Gives Holiday Cheer to CFJ Clients

Teachers and students from Trumbull’s Madison Middle School recently collected more than 70 holiday gifts  for clients of The Center for Family Justice, the Bridgeport-based nonprofit which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. The gifts were presented to CFJ by Madison Middle School teacher Jeanne Malgioglio, who […]