The Hartford County Bar Foundation

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Save the date! 2024 Joseph J. Cassidy Memorial 5k Road Race, Kids’ Run & Family Walk May 11, 2024!

HCBF Board Member Anne Zovas presenting grant to Rosalind Best who is the master of all tasks at Shiloh Baptist Church. December 2023

HCBF President Ernie Mattei & Secretary Frederick Hedberg deliver grant to Martha of Development Center for Children’s Advocacy

HCBF President Ernie Mattei & Board Member Jennifer Wheelock deliver grant to Abby Moore & Officer Jim Barrett of Footwear With Care December 2023

HCBF President Ernie Mattei & Treasurer Michael Blumberg deliver grant to Amanda Delaura of Interval House

HCBF Board of Directors members George O'Donnell and Katie Dudack at Hands on Hartford with Donna Colliton Director of Partnerships and Support!

Hartford County Bar Foundation

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Your contribution makes a difference in the lives

of many throughout Hartford County.

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HELP THOSE IN NEED

The Hartford County Bar Foundation seeks to do good works

on behalf of the lawyers of Hartford County.

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Touch the lives of those who need our help most.

Make a contribution to the Foundation today.

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THE FOUNDATION DOES GOOD WORK ON BEHALF OF THE LAWYERS OF HARTFORD COUNTY.

We need your continued financial support to carry out our mission. Your contribution is fully deductible as a charitable contribution.

WHO WE HAVE HELPED

Our efforts to help improve economic and social conditions throughout Hartford County include donations to organizations dedicated to assisting the poor, disabled and homeless. Your generosity has allowed the Hartford County Bar Foundation to help the following organizations since its inception in 1999:

AIDS Project of Hartford
Ansar for Kids
Bacon Congregate
Blue Hills Civic Association
Boys and Girls Club of Hartford
The Bridge Youth Shelter
Catholic Charities Refugee Settlement
Center City Churches
Center for Children’s Advocacy
Charter Oak Family Health Center
Chrysalis Center, Inc.
Clark Elementary
Community Partners in Action
Community Renewal Team
Connecticut Junior Republic’s East Hartford Group Home
East Hartford Community Shelter
End Hunger Connecticut, Inc.
Faith 7th Day Adventist Church Soup Kitchen
Family Life Education
Friendship Center of New Britain
Gray Lodge for Women
Guakia, Inc.
Hartford Friendship Kid’s Camp
Helping Hands Boundless Playground
Hillcrest Area Neighborhood Outreach Center (HANOC)
Holcomb Farm

Hopewell Soup Kitchen
The House of Bread
Immaculate Conception Shelter and Housing Corporation
Interval House
Jewish Family Service of Greater Hartford
Jewish Federation of Hartford
Loaves and Fishes Ministries, Inc.
Manchester Area Conference of Churches
MANNA Soup Kitchen
Marshall House Youth Shelter
Mercy Housing & Shelter
Mi Casa
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church & Soup Kitchen
My Sister’s Place
Parker Memorial Center
Prudence Crandall Center for Women
Safe Home / Community Health Resources
Salvation Army
SAND Corporation (South Arsenal Neighborhood Development)
Shiloh Baptist Soup Pantry
South Park Inn, Inc.
St. Agnes Family Center
St. Michael’s Church
Village for Families
West Hartford Food Pantry

HELPING HARTFORD'S COMMUNITIES

Our efforts to help improve economic and social conditions throughout Hartford County include donations to organizations dedicated to assisting the poor, disabled and homeless such as:

  • Providing funds to assist building a playground for disabled children
  • Purchasing backpacks filled with socks, hats, gloves and other items for children living in a temporary housing shelter.
  • Purchasing sheets and comforter sets for a center that provides residential care and supportive services for pregnant teens, adolescent mothers and infants.
  • Funding the purchase of an industrial refrigerator for the shelter that serves an average of 96 single adult homeless males each night.

These are just a few examples of the many types of organizations that we help fund. Please join us in this effort to support those in need throughout our community by sending in your donation today.

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Years of Giving

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2023-2024

President
Ernest J. Mattei

President-Elect
Marsha Beckford

Treasurer
Michael D. Blumberg

Secretary
Frederick E. Hedberg

Past President and Acting Assistant Secretary
Kari L. Olson

Presidents Emeritus
Kathryn A. Calibey
James G. Green, Jr.
David Jimenez
Daniel N. Mara
Thompson Gould Page
Vincent J. Trantolo
James C. Wing, Jr.
Robert L. Wyld
Albert Zakarian
Anne Kelly Zovas

Board of Directors
Nicole Christie
Ryan D. Class
Katherine E. Dudack
Robert F. Ludgin
George F. O'Donnell
Mark A. Rosenblum
James F. Sullivan
Anne Kelly Zovas

Members
Hon. Marshall K. Berger, Jr.
Meghan M. Burns Esq.
Cody N. Guarnieri Esq.
Christopher J. Hug Esq.
Michael J. Kopsick Esq.
Trent A. LaLima Esq.
John L. Laudati Esq.
Philip T. Markuszka Esq.
Ashley L. Marshall Esq.
Michael T. McCormack Esq.
Kevin J. McEleney Esq.
Ashley Membrino Fote Esq.
Moy N. Ogilvie Esq.
Erin O'Neil-Baker Esq.
Sean M. Peoples Esq.
Rebecca Rudnick Santiago Esq.
Kathleen E. Scelfo Esq.
Allenston M. Sheridan, Jr. Esq.
Ryan M. Suerth Esq.
Elisabeth Swanson Esq.
Lisa A. Zaccardelli Esq.

HELPING THOSE IN NEED BY:

Village

Providing funds to purchase backpacks filled with socks, hats, mittens and other items for children coming from temporary shelter to the Village for Families and Children.

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MySistersPlace

Purchasing two stoves and two refrigerators for My Sister’s Place which operates an emergency shelter, transitional living program and supportive housing programs for men, women and children.

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EHC

Sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, an outreach effort by End Hunger Connecticut, Inc. to increase children participation in the summer food programs.

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contact us

Our efforts to help improve economic and social conditions throughout Hartford County include donations to organizations dedicated to assisting the poor, disabled and homeless. Contact us to find out how you can help.

Ernest J. Mattei
President

Ernest J. Mattei
President

100 Pearl Street, 4th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103-4500

GRANT APPLICATION

The Hartford County Bar Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, the purpose of which is to raise funds and support programs to benefit homeless, hungry, sick, disabled and other needy persons.