Thomas Merton Center’s 25th Annual Celebrity Breakfast

BRIDGEPORT—Located in a former church on Madison Avenue in Bridgeport, just a few blocks from St. Augustine Cathedral, you will find a fully functioning soup kitchen that has been feeding the hungry and the homeless Monday through Saturday for the past 45 years. On May 22, 2019, The Thomas Merton Center will host its 25th Annual Celebrity […]

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Macy’s in Trumbull Supports Thomas Merton Center – Event Extended

Macy’s Trumbull is Supporting The Thomas Merton Center! Shop at Macy’s in the Westfield Trumbull Mall through April 9th. Shop and round up your purchase to the nearest dollar. All proceeds will go to the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport to feed the hungry in our community.

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Give to Us Through Catholic Charities on Fairfield Giving Day!

Tomorrow is the day to GIVE! Giving Day is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations across Fairfield County. Sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America, Giving Day 2019 kicks off  at the stroke of midnight. For the next 24 hours on that day, you can donate online as many […]

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Order of Malta are TMC Regulars

Every 3rd Saturday a community of volunteers from the Order of Malta prepares and serves a hot, hearty breakfast to guests at Thomas Merton Center.  A lay religious Order of the Roman Catholic Church, the Order of Malta is dedicated to serving the sick and the poor. The effort typically begins on Friday when members […]

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A Donation to Catholic Charities on Giving Day Means Giving to Thomas Merton Center

Let’s get ready to GIVE where we LIVE! Giving Day is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations across Fairfield County. Sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America, Giving Day 2019 kicks off three weeks from today on Thursday February 28 at the stroke of midnight. For the next 24 hours on […]

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Charities Responds To Food Insecurity In The Area

BRIDGEPORT—In 2018, Catholic Charities provided 1,322,500 meals and it anticipates that this number will grow in 2019. However, the recent government shutdown and the added demand put on food pantries has underscored the growing food insecurity of the poor, elderly and working families. Al Barber, president of Catholic Charities, reports that the agency’s programs have broadened […]

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2019 Thomas Merton Center Celebrity Breakfast

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:30 AM – 9 AM The Holiday Inn 43 Madison Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604 Featuring Guest Speakers Jim Koplik – President of Live Nation CT & Howard Saffan – Developer & CEO of Amphitheater, LLC

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Merton Center Breakfast Serves a Packed Crowd

On May 24, 2018, The Thomas Merton Center’s Annual Celebrity Breakfast was held at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport. The breakfast served a packed crowd of 250 people. Fairfield County Catholic reported on this successful event featuring former GE executive and Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright. Read the article in its entirety here.

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William B. Meyer, Inc. Donates a Bundle

William B. Meyer, Inc. has been helping redefine transportation, storage, and distribution solutions since 1915.  With multiple locations throughout Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts and a well-established world-wide network of partners, William B. Meyer combines the ideal blend of flexibility, technology, and experience to ensure they provide every business and institution the exact combination of […]

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Every Donation Helps

The Thomas Merton Center is always in need of donations. What do they need? The answer is simple – EVERYTHING! From food to underwear to toiletry items, the Merton Center can use it all. Their guests have an array of needs and the staff try to meet all them. Recently Brian Jenkins and Sabine Kuczo […]

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