Featured on News 12: Thomas Merton Center hosts Thanksgiving meal for 100 people

The Thomas Merton Center held its Thanksgiving meal Wednesday and served more than 100 people in need. Michael Reese, of Bridgeport, has fallen on hard times, but still says he has a lot to be grateful for. “Today was absolutely a traditional Thanksgiving,” Reese said. “I’m full, need to unbutton my belt.” He says he’s […]

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Safety Marking Inc. celebrates 23 years of partnership with the Thomas Merton Center

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. , Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To commemorate twenty-three years of lasting partnership, Mark Kelly was honored with a Plaque of Gratitude by the Thomas Merton Center for his contributions in giving back to the local community of Bridgeport, CT. This recognition is a testament to Mark Kelly’s commitment and dedication to […]

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August 2021 Newsletter: A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

I have learned that people will forget what you said; people will forget what you did; but people will never forget how you made them feel! – Maya Angelou View Our Full Newsletter Charity comes in many ways; generosity and helpfulness towards the needy, benevolent goodwill toward humanity and as simple as a smile and […]

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The Thomas Merton Center Event Raises Money to meet the needs of the hungry in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – The Thomas Merton Center recently wrapped up its spring virtual fundraiser – A Day in the Life of The Thomas Merton Center. Over $310,000 was raised with money still coming in. This event was in lieu of the center’s usual in-person Celebrity Breakfast but still brought out the Celebrities. Hosted by Bridgeport native […]

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