Welcome to NOW. We are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of Quiet Corner children by insuring each child’s access to fitness, nutrition, and athletics.

Recent Updates

NOW to Support Child Abuse Prevention with Free Training

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is offering free training to area youth-serving partner organizations in the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children® program over several training sessions in 2018. The Stewards of Children® program is designed for organizations that serve youth and will help you prevent, recognize and react to CSA by offering simple, evidence based […]

NOW Receives Donation from Putnam Rotary Club

On January 30, 2018 the Putnam Rotary Club presented NOW director Jeff Rawson with a donation for $500. The club, which has a long history in Northeastern Connecticut, is service organization that observes the motto “service above self”.  The Putnam Rotary Club covers the towns of Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock and generously serves those communities with various […]

NOW Receives Grant Funds from Target Corporation

On Monday, January 22nd Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) met with members of the Killingly Target management team and local soccer programs to celebrate grant funds recently awarded to NOW. The funds, totaling $1,000, will support NOW scholarships for children participating in local soccer programs in 2018. In the summer of 2017, NOW applied […]

NOW Receives Donation from The Thompson Lions Club at Annual Evening of Giving

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, NOW was presented with a donation by The Thompson Lions Club at their Annual Evening of Giving. The dinner, which was held at The Raceway Restaurant, saw several community organizations recognized with donations. NOW Executive Director, Sarah Wolfburg received a check for $500 from Lion’s Club President Mark Provost. She expressed […]

Wireless Zone of Putnam Makes Donation to NOW

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, the Wireless Zone of Putnam presented Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) with a donation of $266.66. The funds were generated from sales of Wireless Zone brand PopSockets at the Putnam store over the fall and winter months. Wireless Zone Putnam store manager Josh Paul and assistant store manager Patrick […]

Upcoming Events

NOW Paint for a Purpose 2018

NOW Paint For A Purpose – Adult Paint Events with Artique

March 24, 2018
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

On March 24th, NOW will join Artique at 135 Main Street in Putnam for two adult paint events – putting the “fun” in fundraising! Both events will feature complimentary beer & wine from Friendly Spirits and appetizers from The Lunch Box Catering Co. $10 from every reserved seat will be donated back to NOW!

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Spectrum of Sports Clinic & Resource Fair with NOW & The Arc

April 8, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join The Arc Quinebaug Valley and NOW for an inclusive sports clinic and resource fair open to children ages 7 – 15 of all abilities. From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th, the clinic will feature a variety of sports skill stations designed for fun and fitness. Parents are asked to stay for the entirety of the clinic and encouraged to visit the resource fair, which will feature community partners and agencies from around the region.

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7th Annual A Taste for NOW – A Taste for Life

April 21, 2018
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

NOW is excited to announce that the 7th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life will return on Saturday, April 21st at Quinebaug Valley Community College, starting at 6:00 p.m. Come and enjoy a carefully selected menu of uncommon beers and wines paired with delectable bites from area restaurants, bakeries, and caterers.

Seeing Pink?

NOW has adopted a flock of adorable pink flamingos, but they’re getting impatient for some sunlight and fresh air after being cooped up all winter. Because of this, we have decided to let them help us raise money for our mission of supporting the youth in The Quiet Corner.

Important News

Annual Appeal

It is our hope to expand our outreach program, so that we may better identify children with the greatest need. We would also like to include children with special needs, expand our facilities, and perhaps offer additional clinics in golf, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, and baseball, as well as other healthy activities. You can help through our Annual Appeal.