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Volunteer of the Month- Dave Connors
Hamlet Hub's Local Stories
Join the Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County!
Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Art Collection Drive
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Volunteer of the Month! 
 David Connors
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September 12th, 21st & 25th

It's back to school season and that means teens and young adults may be looking to fulfill school service requirements build their resumes or just give back. In this edition, TCC tells you how to find the right teen volunteer opportunity, how to help refugees feel more at home and how the JLEFC can get you volunteering while making friends and having fun!

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Many teens have service requirements to fulfill for school, want to build resumes for college or new careers or simply want to give back. Finding the right opportunity can mean the difference between a meaningful and rewarding experience and just going through the motions. TCC has vetted area organizations that actively work with teens and young adults and compiled a list to make finding the right fit easy.

  • Working with children/preschoolers
  • Tutoring
  • Fundraising help
  • Administrative/office help
  • Working with wildlife
  • Hospice/nursing care
  • Sports programs
  • Spending time with special needs children
  • Spending time with seniors 
Art Collection Drive!

IICONN and Burroughs Community Center are teaming up to collect wall art to decorate the apartments of refugees who have been recently relocated. 

You can make a new place feel more like home with a donation of paintings, pictures etc. Bright colors welcome!

Donations may be dropped off at The Studio 85 Mill Plain Rd (SportsPlex) 
Mon-Thurs 2pm-6pm
Had a great volunteer/donor experience? Drop a line at subject line "newsletter" and we could feature you in the next edition!