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The following is a list of the non-profit organizations appearing on the Essex Savings Bank Community Investment Program Customer Ballot.

 Click on any of the following organizations to learn more about their valuable contributions to our community.


A Little Compassion / The Nest Coffee House
Act II Thrift Shop, Inc.
Angel Charities, Inc.
Brazilian and American Youth Cultural Exchange (BRAYCE)
Camp Hazen YMCA
Cappella Cantorum, Inc.
Chester Historical Society
The Chester Hose Company Incorporated
Chester Land Trust
Common Good Gardens, Inc.
Community Music School
Con Brio Choral Society
Connecticut Cancer Foundation, Inc.
The Connecticut River Museum at Steamboat Dock
CT Waverunners
The Country School, Inc.
Deep River Ambulance Association, Inc.
Deep River Historical Society, Inc.
Deep River Junior Ancient Fife and Drum Corp
Deep River Land Trust, Inc.
E.C. Scranton Memorial Library
Essex Community Fund, Inc.
Essex Elementary School PTO
Essex Fire Engine Company No. 1
Essex Historical Society, Inc.
Essex Land Trust
The Essex Library Association, Inc.
Essex Winter Series
Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. – Meals on Wheels
FISH (Friends in Service Here)
Forgotten Felines, Inc.
Friends of Acton Library
Friends of Chester Public Library
Friends of Hammonasset
Guilford Youth Mentoring
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
HOPE Partnership, Inc.
Ivoryton Library Association
Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc.
Ivoryton Village Alliance
The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Inc. The Kate
Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore CT
Lyme Ambulance Association, Inc.
Lyme Art Association, Inc.
The Lyme Fire Company, Inc.
Lyme Land Conservation Trust, Inc.
Lyme Old Lyme Food Share Garden
Lyme Public Hall & Local History Archives, Inc.
Lymes’ Elderly Housing, Inc. (Lymewood)
Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau
Madison Ambulance Association, Inc. Dba Madison Emergency Medical Services
Old Lyme Fire Department, Inc.
Old Lyme Historical Society, Inc.
Old Lyme Land Trust, Inc.
Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library Association, Inc.
Old Saybrook Education Foundation
Old Saybrook Fire Department No. One, Inc.
Old Saybrook Land Trust, Inc.
Region 4 Education Foundation, Inc. (R4EF)
Ruth Ann Heller Music Foundation, Inc.
Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife and Drum Corps, Inc.
The Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries, Inc.
Sister Cities Essex Haiti, Inc.
Sound View Beach Association, Inc.
Tri-Town Youth Services
Valley Shore Animal Welfare League
Valley Shore YMCA
Valley Soccer Club Inc
Vernon A. Tait All Animal Adoption, Preservation and Rescue Fund, Inc.
Visiting Nurses of The Lower Valley, Inc.
Westbrook Historical Society, Inc.
Westbrook Project Graduation, Inc.
Westbrook Youth and Family Services, Inc.