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Volunteer of the Month
Earth Day Opportunities
Organize a Clean-Up!
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Community Cinema Series!

The Island President

The Maldives President Nasheed confronts global warming in hopes of saving his island nation
April 30th
6:30 Doors Open
7:00 Show
  The Connected's 
Volunteer of the Month!
Kristin Neirman 

Click HERE to learn more about Kristin Neirman and her amazing work with St. Baldrick's TeamBrent!

April's Top 3:
  • It is truly spring! 
  • National Volunteer Week is April 21-27 
  • Earth Day is April 22!
Now is the time to think about volunteering in a community garden, Earth Day celebrations and spring cleaning both inside and out. 

If you haven't yet, LIKE us on Facebook and keep the conversation going! 
Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at one these great events!

Volunteer your green thumb with Green Village Initiative this spring!

Green Village Initiative has leased 1.5 acres in one of the worst food deserts in Bridgeport for the construction of a community farm. GVI plans on building 100 32' raised beds. Produce from the farm will be farm to school during the school year and will be available for Bridgeport residents during the summer and low or no cost. 

To volunteer building beds this spring or tending the gardens throughout the summer at Reservoir Community Farm please contact Monique Bosch at

15th Annual Earth Day Celebration at 
Fairfield Ward HS - April 27th


Volunteers needed to help with set up, prep, clean up as well as working with the many exhibitors, sponsors and the general public during the event. 

Volunteers are needed in 1-2 hour slots:
  • Friday 4/26 4-6pm
  • Saturday 4/27 8:30-6pm
Please contact Mary Hogue at to sign up and send comments and ideas!

This is a great opportunity for teen volunteers!
Organize a Clean-Up!
Spring is here which means your neighborhood park or beach could use a little TLC. All you need
to organize a clean-up are gloves, garbage bags and a time and a place! 
Have kids make signs to help spread the word and have fun!