Category Archives: WYA

Meet Featured Nurse Bernalda (Bernie) Delgado

On a cold, rainy Tuesday I had the opportunity to meet with Nightingale Award recipient Bernie Delgado. The cold and rain didn’t seem to matter. When we made our way up to the roof top meeting space at CHC Middletown … Continue reading

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HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAM TO HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICE AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR NATIONAL HOMELESS PERSONS’ MEMORIAL DAY

Event in Middletown to honor the homeless who passed away in 2015; Service to feature speeches from community leaders and homeless individuals In recognition of National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day on December 17, CHC’s Wherever You Are Healthcare for the … Continue reading

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We’re Here to Help

This is an email from Mark Masselli to CHC Staff, adapted for the blog. Greetings, We’re here to help and we do – whether you’re a physician practice in Colorado, a Health Center in Maine or a homeless person in … Continue reading

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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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The Third Day of AmeriCorps Week – Serving at Master’s Manna

During our week of service, the AmeriCorps members of the Community Health Center took some time to help both medical and non-medical services throughout the state. We spent time honing our less-used skills of light construction, furniture moving, and even … Continue reading

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Introducing a Seventh AmeriCorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce a Seventh AmeriCorps member, Julia Sisson! She is spending her year of service based with CHC’s ‘Wherever You Are’ program. Read on to learn more:  Hi there! My name is Julia Sisson and … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Gov. Malloy Concerning Immigrants’ Health

Yesterday, CHC President and CEO, Mark Masselli sent an open letter to Governor Malloy concerning the influx of children immigrants fleeing violence in their native countries. We are facing a humanitarian crisis in America with the influx of children fleeing … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Week 2013 Blog Series – Movie Night at St. Vincent de Paul

 This is the 4th post in a series of 5 written by various CHC HealthCorps Navigators about their efforts during AmeriCorps Week 2013. Grace Capreol wrote this piece about movie night at St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen in Middletown. … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Week 2013 Blog Series – Shelter Now

This is the 3rd post in a series of 5 written by various CHC HealthCorps Navigators about their efforts during AmeriCorps Week 2013. Ruthie Tallents wrote this piece about Shelter Now in Meriden. Keeping in theme with our WYA “Healthcare … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Week 2013 Blog Series – Master’s Manna

This is the 2nd post in a series of 5 written by various CHC HealthCorps Navigators about their efforts during AmeriCorps Week 2013. Jackie Wang wrote this piece about Master’s Manna in Wallingford, Connecticut. Our kick-off night ended with Navigators exhausted from the long … Continue reading

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