Joe Kaliko, founder of the Greenwich-based nonprofit The Needs Clearing House, was honored during a farewell tribute in Bridgeport on June 23rd. Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez, Mayor Joe Ganim, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and The Building Hope Foundation Inc were all in attendance. Building Hope Foundation will be taking over sponsorship of the Needs Clearing House Inc's "Pizza Nights" program for the homeless and Music Therapy sessions for an autistic girl.Read more about the event, Joe Kaliko, and the Needs Clearing House at News 12 Connecticut  HERE.

More Building Hope Foundation projects HERE.

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Thank you to all who turned out to support us at 2017's "Celebration of Hope Gala!"

 News 12 CT's television coverage of the 2017" Celebration of Hope Gala" held on Saturday December 2, 2017 at The Water's Edge at Giovanni's in Darien, CT.  It was an amazing evening honoring our "Stars of Hope" and the "Steven Berko Community Service Award" recipients. 


The Building Hope Foundation Inc.responds to request from News 12 Connecticut to help with ramp for Bridgeport man.​ More storyHERE.

Building ramps for people in need to provide them easier access to their homes.

Providing specially adapted housing for disabled veterans in Fairfield County.

Specific housing-related projects and assistance to benefit those in need in our community.



2018  Scholarship Winner 

2016  Scholarship WinnerS

honoring a history of helping: joe kaliKo retires from the needs clearing house

Announcing the completion of the The Building Hope Foundation Inc. project for Kids in Crisis: a bluestone walkway and ramp to provide safer access and entrance. Much appreciation for the contributions from vendors Devine Brothers Inc, and Reyes Masonry. Moving forward, Building Hope Foundation will function in a volunteer consulting capacity for Kids in Crisis. More story HERE.

ramp access for bridgeport family

Senator Blumenthal attends ramp unveiling

The Building Hope Foundation, Inc., has awarded the 2017 Building Hope Scholarship to Kylie Dalessandro of Staten Island,NY.  Kylie's will be attending the College of Staten Island. Her father is employed at Windowrama. We wish her much success at college!

PLEASE JOIN US! We're excited about our 2018 Celebration Of Hope Gala... 
The turnout last year was tremendous and we look forward to another night honoring
and celebrating The Building Hope Foundation Inc. supporters and good friends

with an award ceremony, delicious dinner, cocktails, live music, dancing,

silent auction, raffle, prizes - good times for a good cause. 
Music from "Billy & the Shoemen" and "What It Is Band". Please plan to join us!
Saturday, DECEMBER 1, 2018 at 
Waters Edge at Giovanni's, Darien, CT. 6-10 PM.



2017  Scholarship Winner

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The Building Hope Foundation, Inc., awarded the 2016 Building Hope Scholarship to Francesca Rallo of Hamden, CT and Robin Rockwell of Newtown, CT. Congratulations and best wishes for all success!

More on the 2016 recipients HERE.

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Assisting kids in crisis

How Does The Building Hope Foundation Make a Difference in the Fairfield CouNty, CT Community?

Supplying meals

Each month the The Building Hope Foundation Inc. supplies pizza meals to over 300 people: The first Thu. of each month to the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, both to the main facility and the women’s shelter. They feed homeless/needy. The third Sun. of each month at the John St. bridge underpass. The Helping Hands Outreach group distributes to homeless who line up there. The third Fri. of each month to the Disability Resource Network, at both their Bridgeport and Derby locations. More story HERE.