2021 Foursome for Fatherhood Wrap-up

The 2021 Foursomes for Fatherhood Golf Classic was a success on Monday, June 14 at TPC River Highlands, thanks to the generosity of golfers and sponsors who helped gross more than $93,000 for The Village’s Fatherhood Engagement Services!

Kids Go Further with Fathers

Many of the young fathers helped by The Village have not had a father or even a mentor to serve as a positive role model.

Here is why children need fathers in their lives:

  • 66% of African American children, 35% of Latinx children and 27% of Caucasian children live apart from their fathers
  • 85% of children with behavioral problems come from fatherless homes
  • Fatherless children are twice as likely to drop out of school
  • Youths are more at risk of substance abuse without a highly-involved father

Upcoming Events

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Free Trunk or Treat Event!

Sat, October 30, 3:00pm - Sat, October 30, 6:00pm

🎃 Join us for a free, family-friendly Trunk or Treat event at the Southside Family Center (35 Groton Street in Hartford) on Saturday, October 30 from 3:00-6:00pm. Drive or walk through options available. Costumes are encouraged!

Enjoy:
- Candy and other goodies
- Toothbrushes
- Snow boots and children’s coats (first-come, first-served)
- COVID-19 vaccines
- Services through The Village’s Financial Opportunity Center (career and financial coaching and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

**The event is free and open to all. Remember to bring your mask!**

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Veterans' Services at The Village

Thu, November 11, 12:00pm - Thu, November 11, 12:30pm

Join us on Thursday, November 11 at noon as we discuss The Village’s specialized services for veterans in honor of Veterans Day.

Our guests will be Cresse Morrell, Village Project Director, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and Pat Devendorf, Village Clinical Supervisor, Adult Outpatient Behavioral Therapy.

Please share this Facebook Live event with anyone who would benefit from joining the conversation. These online events are free.
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2021 Virtual Girl Within Event

Fri, December 3, 12:00pm - Fri, December 3, 1:00pm

At our 2021 Virtual Girl Within Event you’ll get a chance to hear from some of the hundreds of inspiring women and girls who connect to The Village each year and see how your support is helping them build resilience, confidence and independence, which is needed now more than ever.

Join us for an event—and stories—you won’t forget.

Friday, December 3, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn more or register here: thevillage.org/gw2021

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2021 WOMAN OF THE YEAR:
Paula S. Gilberto, President and CEO, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
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