Fundraiser held for kids with physical, mental challenges

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The third annual "A Taste of Hope Street" was held Wednesday in Stamford featuring food from over 10 local restaurants.

The tasting serves as a fundraiser for Healing Hearts Recreation, a nonprofit that helps children, teens and young adults with physical and mental challenges.

The organization says the event is a great way to help those with special needs.

"It's so rewarding, these kids are my life and truly my life's purpose and their like my own kids," says Co-founder Kimberly Colletto. "Our event this year surpassed any of our dreams, so we're a full house - we're very happy."

All proceeds from the event will go to the organization to help with their programs.

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