November 22, 2021

New Client Announcements

KDS is thrilled to be working with these clients as of Fall 2021!

Huneebee Project – The Hunneebee Project combines many things close to KDS’s heart – the environment, gardening, equitable employment opportunities for youth, and entrepreneurship! We are thrilled to be supporting this rapidly growing organization. Huneebee Project was started in 2018 by a clinical social worker and beekeeper. Since then, they’ve graduated three cohorts from beekeeping job skills training program, installed eleven honeybee colonies in New Haven’s community gardens, planted three pollinator gardens, and employed graduates in positions including junior garden site managers, bee apprentices, and peer instructors, as well as opened an online marketplace.

Malta House of Care – Malta House of Care is a mobile medical clinic that provides free, high-quality primary health care to uninsured adults in Greater Hartford. Malta House was started in 2006 and is currently serving about 1,800 uninsured adults every year. Our newest KDS client, we are thrilled to work with Malta House to amplify the impact of their work in the community.

Optimus Health Care – Optimus Health Care is Southwestern CT’s largest provider of primary health care services. Optimus is a non-profit organization and we’ll be supporting their work in our communities by securing funds from state, federal, and local grants as well from private and public foundations.