Tag Archives: Domestic Violence Fundraiser

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 […]

Making Your Gift Work: How to Maximize the Tax Benefits of Your Gift to The Center for Family Justice

As you plans your annual appeal gift to CFJ, we encourage you to speak with your tax advisor about the impact of the Tax Code and Jobs Act on you philanthropic giving for this year.  In addition to supporting CFJ and our important mission, you may find additional tax benefits in considering “bunching” your charitable […]

Annual Appeal 2018: Give Now to Support Victims and Survivors

Dear Friends and Supporters, As many of you know, the past year has had a profound impact on victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and those of us who care about their safety and well-being. Every day we are witnessing the many ways in which the #MeToo movement has empowered victims and survivors […]

2018 Holiday Wish List: Support CFJ Clients with These Thoughtful Gifts

Spread some holiday cheer to our clients this season by dropping by with a donation for CFJ’s Holiday Wish List. There are several ways to support our clients during the holiday season. They include: Adopting a CFJ client family. We are currently looking for a small number of individuals or families interested in adopting client […]

The Center for Family Justice Names Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer

  Bridgeport, Ct. — The Center for Family Justice, which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six Fairfield County communities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer. As a member of CFJ’s Senior Management Team, the Fairfield resident will lead all fundraising […]

Our Cupboards Are Bare! Help our Clients with Gift Cards, Toiletries and Snack Donations

Often, our clients in crisis come to our Kathie’s House safe house in the midst of personal emergencies involving domestic violence and have little in the way of possessions. Many of the donations we rely on to we to help our clients in crisis meet their most basic needs are currently in short supply. To […]

Broadcast Journalist Tamron Hall to Keynote 21st Annual Speaking of Women Luncheon to Benefit CFJ

CFJ is honored that award-winning broadcast journalist Tamron Hall will serve as keynote speaker for its 21st annual Speaking of Women luncheon to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at The Waterview in Monroe. Besides being a talented journalist and the first African-American woman to co-host the Today show, Tamron is an outspoken advocate on […]