Giving Stories

The Valley Community Foundation helps inform, inspire, and engage people like you to take a leadership role in improving the quality of life in the community.

Here are some great examples of people who have partnered with us by establishing funds to achieve their charitable giving goals.

Featured Designated Fund Story

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The First Taxing District and the Mulvoy-Tarlov-Aquino VFW Post 603 Cannon Preservation Fund »


Established in 2018 by The First Taxing District of the City of Norwalk.

Featured Donor Advised Fund Story

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Stengel Family Fund »


Est. 2019 as a donor advised fund by Arthur and Deborah Stengel.

Featured POE Fund Story

(Permanent Organization Endowment)

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Featured Preference Fund Story

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Harvey and Gerry Eckhardt Fund for the Seymour Oxford Food Bank »


Est. 2019 by Harvey and Gerry Eckhardt

Featured Scholarship Fund Story

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Pam Petro Pawlowski Scholarship Fund »


Est. 2019 as a scholarship fund by John Pawlowski in memory of his wife, Pam, to benefit graduating female Shelton High School students.

Featured Unrestricted Fund Story

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Raymond F. Mackowski Fund »


Est. 2016 by the estate of Raymond Mackowski

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John Ready

Donor Services & Communications Officer


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