Week of Caring 2023

Volunteers ready to serve meals at Dinner for a Dollar

This year during Week of Caring, we invite you to participate in an array of volunteer events themed around United Way's impact area! Join us as we help to beautify a women's center in Guilford, build a love of reading with students in Branford, increase access to healthy and fresh fruits and veggies in New Haven, and serve meals to families and individuals in Hamden!

By volunteering, you can help make meaningful changes and close gaps so that every member of our community can thrive. 

WEEK OF CARING EVENTS

Beautify a Women's Center
Monday, September 18th | 9 AM - 11 AM | Guilford

Support a community hub at the Women and Family Life Center! Sign up to clean and beautify their outdoor space.
 
Read to Elementary School Students
Tuesday, September 19th  | 9 AM - 10:30 AM | Branford

Start off your morning by reading to young learners at John B. Sliney School in Branford!

Community Garden Clean-Up
Thursday, September 21st | 9:00 AM - 11 AM | New Haven

Let's roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty as we clean up and beautify a community garden in New Haven. You will help to ensure that fresh and healthy produce can be grown to support those in need.
 
Family Friendly Opportunity: Serve Free Homemade Meals
Friday, September 22nd | 5 PM - 7:30 PM | Hamden

In partnership with Dinner for a Dollar, we will gather to serve warm handmade meals to individuals and families in Hamden! We invite families of all sizes and individuals of all ages to join us!

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