The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 372 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT06897 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an international non-profit health organization that focuses on curing leukemia,…More lymphoma and myeloma. This group organizes extensive fundraisers and events to advance blood cancer research and educational programs. The organization was birthed from the tragic loss 16-year-old Robert Roesler de Villiers to leukemia in 1944. The Connecticut Chapter partners with local families to raise awareness and support throughout the community. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Connecticut Chapter also offers various programs, including family support groups, the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program, online support, honored hero program, co-pay assistance program and other programs.
Wilton Kiwanis Club P.O. Box 204, Wilton, CT06897 Wilton Kiwanis Club is a civic service organization. Through its many events and programs, the group raises funds toward…More supporting children in the community and all over the world. This organization stresses the significance of civic responsibility and volunteerism.
Weight Watchers 48 New Canaan Rd, Wilton, CT06897 Members of this Wilton chapter of the nationally-known weight-loss company meet each Friday night at the Wilton…More Presbyterian Church. Contact the group's leader or visit the company's Web site for more information on how to become a member of the program. Developed in the early 1960s, the Weight Watchers program is based on lifestyle changes, smart choices, peer support and a nutritionally-based point system.
Launched in 1976 with the help of the Wilton Playshop, this non-profit community organization produces two musicals…More each year that feature a cast of students and children ranging from fourth to eighth grade. Past productions include <i>The Sound of Music</i>, <i>Peter Pan</i> and <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>. The WCT also runs Summerstage, a four-week musical theater workshop for Wilton students in seventh through tenth grade.</p>
<p>A volunteer Board of Directors oversees the organization, assisting with everything from set building to costume making to fund-raising (an especially vital task considering the WCT is supported entirely by its registration fees, ticket sales and patron contributions). Board members are selected from a group of parent volunteers and meet monthly throughout the year.</p>