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Greater Fairfield's go-to site for volunteering, donating goods and getting involved... for the holidays.
In This Issue
Holiday Volunteering
Holiday Giving
Quick Links

Family Volunteers!

Coat Drives
Deliver Goods
Meal Preparation

Click here for more details!

Kids are never too young to start getting involved!

 

Looking for a gift for that person who has everything?
Thinking about your annual giving?

 JustGive.org can help you with your giving goals!
 
Greetings!

Happy Holidays from TCC!

In this edition, you will find everything you need to know about donating, volunteering and giving back during the Holiday Season! 

As always, check The Connected Citizen's website, "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on twitter (@connect citizen) for the latest updates! 

Enjoy!
Soup Kitchens 
The Thomas Merton Center
United Congregational Church of Bridgeport
Operation Hope Shelter & Kitchen
 
Food Pantries
Operation Hope Food Pantry
St. John's Food Pantry
St. Stephen's Food Pantry
Connecticut Food Bank
 
New Unwrapped Toys Donation Locations
Fitness Edge
      Starbucks
      Toys R Us
Walgreens
Colony Grill, Post Road Fairfield
 
Gently-Used or New Educational Toys  
      Caroline House

Winter Clothing Donations
Norma Phriem Urban Outreach Initiatives
      Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Gift Cards or Monetary Donations
Center For Women & Families
 
New and Gently-Used Books
      Read to Grow
      Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County
 
and other ideas....click here for details!

 

 

Did you know that...
The percentage of children living in poverty in Bridgeport has risen from 31% to 40%?  That rate is 3 times higher than that of Fairfield County (13%)