• Dedication Of Healing Hearts Playground Celebrated At New Regional Hospice Center For Comfort Care & Healing

    Cynthia E. Roy, president and CEO of Regional Hospice and Home Care, left, and Paul Sirois, executive director of Regional Hospice Foundation, thank KIDO member Ashley Santore for her part in for raising more than $50,000 to build a playground at the site of the Regional Hospice Center of Comfort, Care, & Healing, scheduled to open in 2015. KIDO founder Ryan Patrick is third from right. Other KIDO members are Newtown High School students Allie Paynter, Caroline “Charli” Condon, Gregory Brissette, Brian Montoya, and Joshua Dunn.

  • KIDOs Cited For Benefit Projects

    DANBURY — Newtown Middle School eighth graders were recognized during the Regional Hospice and Home Care Annual Meeting in Danbury earlier this month.

    The projected grand opening of the state’s first and only private patient room hospice residence is now only ten months away, and the mood at the January 15 meeting was celebratory.

  • Young Adults Continue Fundraising Efforts For Healing Hearts

    From left is Greg Brissette, Caroline Condon and Ryan Patrick, three members of Kids In Deed Organizations, or KIDOs. The students ran a fundraiser at Newbury Place in Southbury last month, continuing their ongoing efforts to raise funds for a program that has, among other things, offered free grief counseling for Newtown residents since 12/14. KIDOs has a more fundraising scheduled, including an event during the Sandy Hook Tree Lighting on December 7.