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

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 […]

Support NOW While You Shop With AmazonSmile!

You can support NOW while you shop! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. It is very […]

Support NOW on Giving Tuesday – November 28, 2017

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Please consider supporting Northeast Opportunities for Wellness on Giving Tuesday, as every gift we receive will help us continue to provide scholarship opportunities and […]

NOW to hold 6th Annual Taste for NOW Event at QVCC on October 14th

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) will hold its 6th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life on Saturday, October 14th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Quinebaug Valley Community College. The event has become a celebrated annual tradition for the nonprofit, with 200 people attending and over $14,000 raised in 2016. Tickets […]

Upcoming Events

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!

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.


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.