Commemorating our 37th Annual Auction & Raffle from February 2021.
The Umbrella Club of Fairfield County gratefully acknowledges the charitable support of children in our community by the 2021 Raffle sponsors. By contributing to the Club’s 37 years of local support, their generosity goes a long way toward helping many deserving children and families.
Stamford organization donates personal protective equipment for health care workers at Tully Health Center
The Umbrella Club donated 26,000 masks to healthcare workers treating coronavirus patients at the Tully Health Center. While the Umbrella Club’s core mission is to raise money for children in need, they remain flexible and strive to help others, too.
The Umbrella Club of Fairfield County Gratefully acknowledges the charitable support of children in our community by the sponsors listed here. By Contributing to the club’s 37 years of local support, their generosity goes a long way toward helping many deserving children and families.
News clip talking about The Umbrella Club’s 36th annual raffle, whose proceeds went to Tyler, a 12-year-old who suffers from severe epilepsy.
Retirement letter from St. Vincent’s Special Needs employee Donna Kennedy to members of the Umbrella Club thanking them for all they have done for families and special needs students. She says The Umbrella Club’s commitment to community and generosity has been inspirational to her.
Kids in Crisis, a non-profit that provides emergency shelter and counseling to young people has experienced state cuts and now relies on private fundraising. The Umbrella Club presented them with $60,0000, which will be matched by the Kids in Crisis board.
Umbrella Club of Fairfield County’s contributions to Stamford Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Department contributed to the miraculous recovery of a 5-year-old little boy who literally drowned at Chelsea Piers.
Newspaper clip describing The Umbrella Club’s 30th annual golf outing and fundraiser, which raised more than $85,000. A photo with the article shows guests of honor Gianna Amereno and her mother Krista Longo. The Umbrella Club bought Gianna a wheelchair and donated a down payment for a wheelchair accessible van.
A letter from Donna Kennedy from St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services thanking The Umbrella Club for helping the Varner and Lopukhin families.
The first letter thanks Scott for helping families put together a holiday party for the St. Vincent’s Special Needs staff. The second letter thanks The Umbrella Club for providing a $5000 grant for their son’s medical needs.
At The Umbrella Club’s 32nd annual Car Raffle, they raised $120,000 and the grand prize was a 2016 Ford Mustang. Brian Morrell, who received a heart transplant in 2008 thanks to raffle proceeds, addressed the audiences. This year, the club presented $10,000 to Kayla Mendoza to help with medical expenses for Macular Degeneration.
Press release describing the Umbrella Club’s 28th Annual Golf Outing, which helped raise funds for a family to purchase a wheelchair accessible van for their son. The release gives a summary of what the Umbrella Club does and how they have helped the community over the past 35 years.
The Umbrella Club donated money to a firefighter’s family to help them pay for their child’s physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
Article describing the start of the club, how it got named, what they do during meetings, how they find who they want to help, and what they have done for the community so far.
Newspaper clipping describing The Umbrella Club’s Golf Outing, which raised $35,000 to help two children with medical disorders.
This article tells a few stories of families The Umbrella Club has helped. In it, The Umbrella Club notes how proud they are that they keep track of their beneficiaries and that 98% of their funds go to families in need.
Video of the Umbrella Club members doing the Ice Bucket Challenge
This article is about the Umbrella Club’s 22nd Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser, and how it raised more than $40,000, of which $10,000 was given to a local boy suffering from cystic fibrosis. It also touches on an awards dinner and the sponsors that attended.