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Giving Back

Giving Back

Supporting great causes all over Connecticut.

Barron Financial Group is deeply dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work. We serve on boards of non-profit organizations, donate to local charities, and sponsor fundraising and educational events.

To date, Barron Financial Group has donated over $90,000 to many of the organizations and charities in which we firmly believe.

Organizations We've Had the Privilege of Working With

The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut – Jim serves as the Chairperson of their Investment Committee. Jim and Sandra have attended and/or organized a number of events related to the Foundation’s “Critter Fund” and Barron Financial Group make an annual Holiday contribution to their philanthropic fund.

The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven – Jim serves as a member of the Foundation’s Investment Committee.

Goshen Land Trust – Jim is a member of the Board of Directors and assists the Trust in its property management, governance, community outreach, and fundraising efforts.

The Warner Theatre – Jim is a former member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee.  He assisted the Theatre in its long-term strategy, governance, community outreach, and fundraising efforts for several years. Barron Financial has also long been a major contributor to their annual Gala.

Torrington Historical Society – Jim is a member of their Board of Directors and a member of their Finance Committee.  Jim has also been a Corporator for the organization and played a role in their Membership Committee.

Wiederhold Foundation – Jim is a trustee on this Foundation that is focused on animal welfare, a passion of both Jim and Sandra.

United Way of Northwest Connecticut – John previously served as Chair and Vice-Chair for the UW’s 2018 and 2019 Annual Campaign (providing financial support to 26 local non-profit organizations).  Over $600,000 was raised in 2018 and over $700,000 in 2019.

Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce – A long-time member of the Chamber (10+ years) and previous corporate partner, Barron Financial is proud to support the local business community through Chamber activities.  John currently sits on their Board of Directors and acts as Co-Chair of the Ambassador Committee.  Both John and Luke are active in their LEADS organizations.

Waterbury Chamber of Commerce – Luke is presently very active with the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce as he sits on their Membership committee, Health Council, and on one of their Business Connection Groups.

Burlington Chamber of Commerce – John is presently very active with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce as he sits on their Board of Directors and Membership committee.

Police Athletic League (PAL) – Luke is an active volunteer for event coordination, community engagement, and recreational activities.

Brooker Memorial – Jim, Sandra, and John are all Corporators and active donors to Brooker Memorial and their mission.  Barron Financial Group is a regular large sponsor for their annual Brewfest.

Prime Time House – A well-respected and needed organization here in the NW corner, John is honored to sit as a Board member for Prime Time House.

Torrington Economic Development Commission (EDC) – In 2021 Luke was added to Torrington’s EDC council assisting in downtown revitalization efforts and community development.

StayWell Health Center – Located in Waterbury, Luke sits on their resource development council assisting with community outreach initiatives and fundraising.

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