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West Hartford Second Chance Shop Marks Its 1-Year Anniversary With 25-Percent-off Sale

The Village for Families & Children is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its West Hartford Second Chance Shop with a massive sale between January 16th and 18th. The shop, run by The Village’s West Hartford Auxiliary, sells new or gently used women’s and men’s clothing, as well as accessories, antiques and collectibles, books, holiday decor, household items and jewelry. All items are donated and proceeds help The Village serve families and children in Greater Hartford with mental and behavioral health needs.


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Village Coats for Kids Drive

Sat, October 2, 9:00am - Sat, October 2, 3:00pm

175 Park Rd, West Hartford, CT 06119-2012, United States Map

Help us provide 500 new or gently used warm coats before winter!

Drop off your coat at our West Hartford Second Chance Shop on Saturday, October 2 from 9:00am-3:00pm or donate at

Enjoy a 22% discount at the Shop in celebration of the Parade’s 22nd year!
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Monthly Facebook Live Event

Lunch Break with The Village

Lunch Break With The Village is a monthly Facebook Live event series that features Village staff and community guests who provide expert tips and advice on navigating challenging life situations and other relevant topics.

Annual Events

Friday, December 3, 2021

Girl Within Luncheon

Join us to enable at-risk young women and girls in Greater Hartford to become resilient, confident and independent, and those who have experienced abuse and neglect to heal.

June 2022

Foursome for Fatherhood

Each June, The Village hosts the Foursomes for Fatherhood Golf Classic to raise funds for our programs that provide fathers with the skills and support they need to be involved in the lives of their children.

Saturday, August 21, 2021


Join us for a day of cars, fun, music and food!