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Support NOW While You Shop With AmazonSmile!

by Sarah Mortensen

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

by Sarah Mortensen

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

by Sarah Mortensen

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 […]

NOW Shows Support for Red Ribbon Week with Penny Fundraiser

by Sarah Mortensen

NOW has launched a fundraiser in honor of Red Ribbon Week, an initiative to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. Titled “Save Your Red Pennies for Red Ribbon Week” the fundraiser asks the community to collect and donate their pocket change through October 28th. Participants can bring their collection […]

NOW to host Annual Road Race at Alexander’s Lake on September 16th

by Sarah Mortensen

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, the quiet streets of Alexander’s Lake will see hundreds of walkers and runners taking part in the 6th Annual NOW 3.5 Mile Road Race. The event is a fundraiser for local non-profit, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. and all ages are welcome to attend. Measuring approximately 3.74 miles, the course […]

NOW Offers Scholarships for Summer Camps

by Sarah Mortensen

During the summer of 2017, NOW will offer scholarship assistance for qualifying children to attend select summer camps.  Please click on the below camps for more information on schedules and locations. Plainfield Recreation Summer Sports Camps 2017  Putnam Science Academy Skills & Drills Camps Marianapolis Preparatory School: Co-Ed Tennis Camp All families interested in applying […]

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

by Sarah Mortensen

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 […]