Community Health & Wellness Center Celebrates Selection as Stop & Shop Community Bag Program Beneficiary

Community Health & Wellness Center Celebrates Selection as Stop & Shop Community Bag Program Beneficiary


TORRINGTON, CT, September 28—Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of October.

The Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which launched in May 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.

CHWC was selected as the October 2022 beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Stop & Shop located at 211 High Street in Torrington. The Center will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at this location during October, unless otherwise directed by the customer through the Giving Tag attached to the bag.

“We are honored that our local Stop & Shop recognizes the contributions we make to the community,” said Joanne Borduas, CEO of CHWC.  “The funds we receive from its  Community Bag Program will benefit the patients we are dedicated to serving.”  

To learn more about CHWC, visit and follow the center on Facebook.


In a compassionate, patient-centered environment, CHWC services are accessible and provided without discrimination, with cultural competence, and where all people matter regardless of their ability to pay. CHWC offers healthcare services to over 6,000 underserved patients throughout Northwest CT, including medical, dental, chiropractic, nutritional, podiatry, and behavioral health services, as well as offering an on-site pharmacy. It strives to achieve the reputation of “provider of choice” for affordable, high-quality services that achieve positive patient outcomes in a welcoming and caring environment.

CHWC is located at 469 Migeon Avenue, Torrington, and 10 Center Street, Winsted, with plans to open a third center on property it purchased in Canaan.  CHWC also serves the following satellite locations: FISH of Torrington, 332 South Main Street, Torrington; Sullivan Senior Center, 88 East Albert Street, Torrington; The Open Door Soup Kitchen, 160 Main Street, Winsted; YMCA Emergency Shelter, 480 Main Street, Winsted; Torrington Soup Kitchen, 220 Prospect Street, Torrington; and Oliver Wolcott Technical School, 75 Oliver Street, Torrington.

CHWC contact information:, on Facebook, and by phone at 860-489-0931.

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