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

3rd Annual NOW Touch-A-Truck Celebrates Outdoor Family Fun at the Thompson Speedway

The NOW Touch-A-Truck returned for its third year of family fun on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 at the Thompson Speedway. The event saw crowds braving the heat for two days of activities, including an interactive display of 50 trucks and equipment, a youth mud run, equipment rides, a bounce house, face painting, […]

NOW to Support Child Abuse Prevention with Free Training for Area Coaches

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) will offer free training to area youth sports organizations in the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children program over the spring and fall sports seasons. The program, which teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, is designed for individuals concerned about the safety […]

NOW & The Arc Quinebaug Valley hold Spectrum of Sports Clinic and Resource Fair

On Sunday April 2, 2017, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness partnered with The Arc Quinebaug Valley to host the first ever Spectrum of Sports clinic at Killingly High School. The event, designed for children of all abilities, aimed to promote inclusivity in youth wellness. The clinic consisted of a variety of sports skills stations as well […]

NOW & Quinebaug Valley Youth Lacrosse Host Clinic

On Sunday, March 26th NOW and Quinebaug Valley Youth Lacrosse hosted a free lacrosse clinic at the Woodstock Academy Fieldhouse. The event was open to a broad range of ages with children aged 4 through 14 attending and learning a variety of skills. Over 75 children attended and rotated through stations focused on passing, shooting, […]

3rd Annual NOW Paint for a Purpose raises $840 for NOW Book Awards

On Saturday, March 25, 2017 NOW held two fundraising paint events with Artique at their new location at 135 Main Street in Putnam. Both events were sold out, with 84 people attending in total. Friendly Spirits donated beer and wine for both events, with light appetizers and desserts donated by The Lunch Box Catering Co. […]

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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.