A lot happens at The Village each week. Check back often to read the latest.
For over 50 years, The Village for Families & Children’s volunteer Auxiliaries in Glastonbury, Simsbury and Suffield have run thrift boutiques (called Second Chance Shops) that benefit The Village. Now, The Village will open a fourth shop on Park Road in West Hartford, in the space formerly occupied by the Clothes Horse.
Hector Glynn, who has been a member of the leadership team for The Village for Families & Children since 2007, has been named to the new position of Chief Operating Officer.
The volunteer-run Glastonbury, Simsbury, and Suffield Auxiliaries of The Village for Families & Children ha vebeen supporting programs that help transform the lives of children and families for well over 50 years.
This tax season, 12,267 tax filers in central and northeastern Connecticut received $28,732,417 in refunds and credits thanks to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and MyFreeTaxes.com programs.
A nearly picture-perfect day in June found 114 golfers enjoying 18 holes of golf for The Village's 8th annual Foursomes for Fatherhood Golf Classic. Held at the lush Shuttle Meadow golf course in Kensington, the event raised more than $90,000 for fatherhood programs of The Village for Families & Children.
At conferences, on the radio or participating in hackathons, Village staff are out and about sharing their expertise about a variety of important topics.
Yvette Young, Human Anti-trafficking Response Team Coordinator with The Village, will testify in support of SB 311 - An Act Updating the Definition of Sex Trafficking on Tuesday, March 6. Read her testimony here.