A lot happens at The Village each week. Check back often to read the latest.
The volunteer-run Glastonbury, Simsbury, and Suffield Auxiliaries of The Village for Families & Children have been 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.
Nearly 500 women and men came together at The Village for Families & Children’s Girl Within Luncheon on December 1st, raising over $170,000 to support life-changing programs for at-risk girls and young women in the Greater Hartford area.
Each year, we celebrate people who make real change happen in our communities. This year, we honored our Champion for Children, Sarah Eagan, and had the honor of hearing the inspiring story of a resilient woman and dedicated mother, Davine.