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January 2019

January 23 - January 30

2019 Youth PIT Count

HELP END HOMELESSNESS! Volunteer for the 2019 Youth Count - an annual count of homeless and unstably housed youth in Connecticut. Volunteers are needed to help administer youth count surveys throughout CT communities. This data is critical in understanding homelessness in our state so that we have a data-informed response and resources to end homelessness. Volunteers are trained with a team and hit the streets together led by a member of Connecticut’s homeless service-provider community. For more information and to…

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February 2019

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hamden Mobile Food Pantry

Hand out fresh produce to hungry children and families in Hamden.

United Way of Greater New Haven, in partnership with the Connecticut Food Bank, New Haven Reads and Read to Grow, is managing a year round pantry at Christ the Bread of Life Parish in Hamden. This pantry will take place on the second Wednesday of every month. Volunteers will help set-up the food pantry, hand out food and help with break down and set up the book table and distribute books to children whose families are waiting for the food…

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February 27 @ 5:00 am - March 6 @ 1:00 pm

Read Across America

Read aloud to elementary students to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

United Way of Greater New Haven believes that all children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential, and live their best possible lives. Reading aloud is a wonderful way of engaging with young children and creates the foundation for success at school and in life. In honor of Read Across America, students in Branford, Hamden, New Haven, West Haven, and Orange will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and the joy of…

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March 2019

March 1 - March 2

Read Across America

Read aloud to elementary students to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

For the 5th year in a row, United Way joins thousands of people across the country to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! We invite you to encourage children to get excited about reading by reading aloud to classrooms for Read Across America!

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March 5

Read Across America

Read aloud to elementary students to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

For the 5th year in a row, United Way joins thousands of people across the country to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! We invite you to encourage children to get excited about reading by reading aloud to classrooms for Read Across America!

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March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hamden Mobile Food Pantry

Hand out fresh produce to hungry children and families in Hamden.

United Way of Greater New Haven, in partnership with the Connecticut Food Bank, New Haven Reads and Read to Grow, is managing a year round pantry at Christ the Bread of Life Parish in Hamden. This pantry will take place on the second Wednesday of every month. Volunteers will help set-up the food pantry, hand out food and help with break down and set up the book table and distribute books to children whose families are waiting for the food…

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April 2019

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hamden Mobile Food Pantry

Hand out fresh produce to hungry children and families in Hamden.

United Way of Greater New Haven, in partnership with the Connecticut Food Bank, New Haven Reads and Read to Grow, is managing a year round pantry at Christ the Bread of Life Parish in Hamden. This pantry will take place on the second Wednesday of every month. Volunteers will help set-up the food pantry, hand out food and help with break down and set up the book table and distribute books to children whose families are waiting for the food…

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