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’s New Executive Director

 Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is proud to announce the hiring of Sarah C. Mortensen as its first Executive Director. NOW announced the creation of an Executive Director position in July 2015, citing continued growth over its four-year history of providing nutrition and instruction in fitness and sports, regardless of access to financial resources, […]

We’re Hiring an Executive Director

Title: Executive Director Description: Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides opportunities in sports, fitness, and nutrition for children ages 3-14 who otherwise may not be able to afford such opportunities, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to manage all aspects of the organization’s daily operations. Salary: $35,000-$50,000 annually, commensurate with […]


From the desk of NOW’s President, Keith A. O’Hara, AB, MA

Dear Friends, Benefactors, Partners and Quiet Corner Neighbors, Happy summer days to you and your wonderful families from the NOW staff, our family of youth volunteers and the entire board of directors. We hope this newsletter finds you enjoying the beauty and tranquility of this beautiful Connecticut summer weather.  We are busier than ever this […]

Upcoming Events


A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life

October 9, 2015
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A carefully selected menu of uncommon beers and wines paired with delectable bites from area restaurants, bakeries, and caterers. We will also have live music!

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.