• santa with Lockwood kids sqHoliday efforts start now!

    The holidays! They're almost here! We're soooo excited: Every year we get to help hundreds of kids have a wonderful holiday season (bonus: relieving stress felt by hundreds of low-income parents working multiple jobs, trying to make ends meet!).

    Want to be part of the joy and fun? Make a difference right here in your community: Check out our holiday efforts and join us!
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  • david cingari w_studentVolunteers shine at Stamford Academy Career Day

    Volunteers gave up their morning to share with our Stamford Academy youth their individual career paths, plus their struggles, secondguessing, bad decisions, and triumphs. Big thanks to David’s Soundview Catering, Lincoln Tech, McKinsey & Co., Stamford Fire Department, GE, Harbor Yard, Nestle Waters NA, RBS, Intrepid Aviation, Manhattanville College, Stop & Shop, ABM Security, Collegiate Promotions, Rocket Solutions, Great Performances, First Niagara, and Square One. When you encounter these businesses and organizations, remember they go the extra mile for vulnerable young people to help them realize their potential!

  • Diner DayGE's annual Diner Day 12/9!

    The GE Tax Team started this wonderful event 15 years ago, swapping their spreadsheets for order pads and coffee carafes, to raise a few thousand dollars for the kids of Domus. Today this event raises over $300k and attracts "tips" of $10k! Join our GE friends as they wait tables to make sure Domus youth have every shot at happy adulthoods: Parkway Diner, December 9th between 7:30am and 2:30pm. DON'T MISS THE DONUTS!

Our Results

graduation croppedUnderstanding what works and what needs to be changed enables us to be better teachers, family advocates, and outreach workers. Across the organization, we’re committed to measuring change, setting goals, and telling our stories in ways which show you what results we’ve accomplished with your investments.
 
 
  • In 2013, 100% of Stamford Academy graduates were accepted into post-secondary institutions, up from 93% in 2012 and 50% in 2010.
  • The number of Trailblazers Academy 8th graders proficient in science on the CMT increased by 57%, while the number of 7th graders proficient in reading increased by 80%.
  • Our Trafigura Work & Learn youth employment program sold their greenhouse produce at local farmers markets and to restaurants such as The Whelk, Le Farm, and Columbus Park Trattoria.