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O Magazine 

New Rochelle, NY 

"But I could still do good for others. So I created a foundation called Gabrielle's Wings to help kids from underserved communities. In our first two years, we've awarded scholarships, created reading nooks and computer labs on three continents and built an accessible playground at Gabrielle's school that's decorated with images of butterflies-- her favorite. 


Hord Foundation partnership helps children ‘soar’ in classroom

Danbury, Connecticut

"A new nonprofit named for the late Gabrielle White has spread educational support and supplies to children on three continents in just one year.

Gabrielle’s Wings raised more than $450,000 since it launched last February to honor the legacy of Gabrielle, the granddaughter of Danbury philanthropist Noel Hord, whose death in 2017 shocked communities across Connecticut and New York...

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Hord Foundation gala to benefit Danbury area African-American scholars

Danbury, CT 

Noel Hord believes a modest gift can have a great effect — and the foundation he co-created has used those gifts to award more than $5 million in scholarships to African-American students.