A lot happens at The Village each week. Check back often to read the latest.
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.
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.
Board member Bill Field and clinician Haben Abraham were honored recently as Family Champions by the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies (CCFSA).
It was a typical summer day – hot and sunny – as 116 golfers enjoyed 18 holes of golf on the lush Shuttle Meadow golf course in Kensington, helping to raise nearly $90,000 for fatherhood programs of The Village.
This tax season, 8,657 tax filers in Hartford and Windham Counties received $17,444,493 in refunds and credits thanks to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and MyFreeTaxes.com programs.
The Village implements initiative to promote healthy behaviors for youth who are at risk for poor health and poor life outcomes because of childhood trauma.
Phoebe Rotelli collected 850 lbs of new and gently used clothing, shoes, accessories and housewares from her neighbors to donate to the Second Chance Shop, a completely volunteer-run boutique thrift store whose proceeds benefit The Village.