To support first responders, AIEP Host Families has donated this week more than 10,000 disposable masks and more than 100 gallons of sanitizers to 40 police/ fire departments and hospitals in 20 Connecticut communities where their host families and international students reside. Recipients included the fire and police departments in Milford.

AIEP Host Families is located in Derby, and is an international student and host family recruiting agency. AIEP was established to assist U.S. secondary educational institutions with the recruiting and hosting of international students from China. AIEP has more than 500 students in their program with 300 host families housing them. The students are studying at private middle and high schools in Conn., Mass., R.I. Penn., N.Y., and Md. To learn more about hosting an international student, contact AIEP at 203-992-2437 or