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Orange Foundation Invests in Community with $35,000 in Grants

June 14, 2024
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Orange Foundation Invests in Community with $35,000 in Grants

The Orange Foundation has recently awarded $35,000 in community grants that benefit a wide range of groups in Orange. These awards include the full funding of the refurbishing the sidewalk between Town Hall and High Plains Community Center out of the O’Sullivan fund. Other funding was: Hop the Bus (free transportation from High Plains Community Center to the New Haven Symphony performances), the Afghan Ladies at the Orange Senior Center, additional work to be done at the new playground, support of the next performance of the Orange Players community theatre performance, partial funding of the Amity Teen Center’s used medical equipment distribution program, renovations being performed by the Orange Historical Society, partial funding of the Fourth of July fireworks, renovations at Camp Cedarcrest, support of Orange Community Women’s next children’s performance, and plaques for the Memorial Day Parade ceremony.

The Orange Foundation also awarded a total of $25,000 in scholarships to seven Orange students: Joshua Kang, Luciana Dottori, Danielle D’Avignon, Anna Saccente, Caden Prokop, Lydia Bissenden, and Caroline Tirollo. A very specific scholarship also awarded $20,000 to Michael Szewcyk of Derby.

The Orange Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to receive contributions from local residents and to distribute the earnings on those donations to local recipients as scholarships or grants. Visit our website at for more information about us and the many funds that have funded these grants and scholarships.

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