No matter the perspective – donor, client, volunteer, employee – The Village is rich with success stories that inspire. Feel free to share the stories that touch you the most.


I made my way out of a very dark tunnel

A year and a half ago, Erica Rusczyk would never have imagined that she would be standing before an audience of 400 women and men at the Hartford Marriott telling them her turbulent and potentially tragic emotional journey.


With an active dad, a family is stronger

Demetrius Chamblee was raised by his grandparents, until his grandfather passed away when he was 14. With help from a Village program, Demetrius was able to put the lessons he learned from his grandfather into practice with his own son.