Community Events

blum has long been an active citizen in our community. Our firm is a proud contributor to and sponsor of many Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island charitable organizations through our community events such as Junior Achievement, Christian Community Action and Best Buddies.

BlumShapiro Foundation

blum has long been an active citizen in our community. Our firm is a proud contributor to and sponsor of many Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island charitable organizations through our community events such as Junior Achievement, Christian Community Action and Best Buddies.

Christian Community Action

In 2012, blum began a partnership with Christian Community Action (CCA) to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to more than 2,300 families and seniors in New Haven. The blum Thanksgiving Food Basket Campaign for Christian Community Action is a community wide, hands-on program that collects non-perishable food items and financial contributions, and provides volunteers to help bag all donated items for distribution to families and seniors right before Thanksgiving Day.

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Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) One Day Event is part of blum’s ongoing partnership with JA to educate students about financial literacy, careers and entrepreneurism. blum volunteers have participated in this event for eight consecutive years.

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blum Softball Showdown to Benefit Best Buddies Rhode

In 2016, we held our first Softball Showdown to benefit Best Buddies Rhode Island. Best Buddies Rhode Island creates one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The tournament hosts 16 teams that compete for the four coveted semi-final spots in a day-long softball tournament.

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