News & Events

Thousands of Children Opened Gifts on Christmas Thanks to Generous Donations

The Village for Families & Children was determined that the thousands of children who benefit from its annual toy drive – The Holiday Giving Tree – wouldn’t miss out because of the pandemic. With so many employees working from home and large gatherings prohibited, participating companies, Village staff and dozens of additional Village supporters have found new ways to help.

Galo Rodriguez Receives HBJ 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Galo Rodriguez has made significant contributions to growing The Village’s resources, bolstering programs on prevention and early intervention, and integrating its strengths in behavioral health services with primary care providers.

Despite Challenging Year, Auxilians Contribute More Than $292,000 to The Village

The volunteer-run Auxiliaries of The Village for Families & Children have been supporting programs that help transform the lives of children and families for over 60 years. The shops closed in March due to COVID-19 but are now starting to reopen. Thanks to their dedication and commitment, the Glastonbury, Simsbury, Suffield and West Hartford Auxiliaries contributed $229,012 to The Village this year.

The Village: Floyd Killing Is a Call to Action

The death of George Floyd has elevated a conversation about racism and racial inequities in America. Now, more than ever, every organization, agency and individual must ask itself how it can do more to dismantle systemic racial inequalities. This includes The Village for Families & Children.

 

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Holiday Giving, Helping Families

Thu, December 16, 12:00pm - Thu, December 16, 12:30pm

Join us on Thursday, December 16 at noon as we discuss the importance of supporting families in need, especially around the holiday season. Learn more about the impact of giving and different ways to support Village families.

Our guest will be Dana Misorski, a Village ambassador and donor who since 2015 has raised more than $20,000 in toys and gifts to benefit children and families we serve around the holidays.

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

KIDSAFE CT Car Show

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