Pinwheels for Peace 2017

To celebrate International Day of Peace EVERY year on September 21st Peace Day can be honored with Pinwheels for Peace!   Pinwheels for Peace 2017 is a wonderful project for CT kids of all ages and families together to show our wishes around the world! It is a visual public statement about peace.  Schools and Girl Scout troops …. Read More

Pinwheels for Peace 2017

9/11 Day of Service

Let’s learn about 9/11 Day of Service together and reach out to others in Connecticut! Did you know that in 2009 the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama joined together to pass bi-partisan national service legislation that formally designated September 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance? Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is… Read More

9/11 Day of Service

Relay For Life 2017

Relay For Life 2017 event planning is in full swing throughout the nation.  Thursday April 28 is “Million Dollar Day” — American Cancer Society’s Internet Challenge to raise $1 for each person in the United States who is expected to hear “You have cancer.”   In 2017, more than 1.6 million people in the US… Read More

Relay For Life 2017

Make A Difference Monday Mother’s Day to CT Moms In Need

Make A Difference Monday Mother’s Day to CT Moms In Need who don’t have enough – support and reach out through local Healing Hands Community Project! Help more local mothers and their families when they need it most – nourish more mothers on their special day by making a donation in their honor. They Loved and… Read More

Make A Difference Monday Mother's Day to CT Moms In Need

March for Babies Connecticut 2017

March for Babies Connecticut 2017 – spring into action and register to help babies! Help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. If something goes wrong, March of Dimes offers information and comfort to families. They research the problems that threaten our babies and work on preventing them. Join thousands of families and business leaders will… Read More

March for Babies Fairfield

National Volunteer Week 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017: April 23-29 National Volunteer Week honors the individuals who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in their communities. It is a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service.  Sponsored by Points of Light—established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteerism and… Read More

National Volunteer Week 2017

Light It Up Blue for Autism

Each April 2 individuals, businesses, and organizations Light It Up Blue for Autism in honor of World Autism Awareness Day to help raise autism awareness and honor those with the disorder. You’re likely to see blue porch lights, blue skyscrapers and bridges, and many other expressions of Light It Up for Autism support. Landmarks and events across… Read More

Light It Up Blue for Autism

Knitting for Charity

A Helpful Warm Hug!  Knitting for charity (or crocheting or crafting)  is an opportunity for youth to be creative at the same time as making something for someone else in need.  They will learn the “feel good” of comforting a newborn, or an ill child and adults.  It gives a sense of personal accomplishment and equally a… Read More

Knitting for Charity

Penguin Plunge CT 2017

Fun and Fitness for a Cause — Penguin Plunge CT 2017! A great way to show your community support while helping others in need – physically, socially, and financially. Participating in a fundraiser together is a meaningful family activity, and exercising together is important fun to make time for!  So combining these two creates a terrific opportunity… Read More

Penguin Plunge CT 2017

MLK Day of Service Ideas

Monday, January 18 marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals,  strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. In… Read More

MLK Day of Service Ideas