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In This Edition
Volunteer of the Month - Heather Gans
Read Aloud Day!
National Make a Difference Day
Mentoring- Just Be Yourself!
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Volunteer of the Month! 
  Heather Gans
Heather is a teen volunteer working with The Kennedy Center
School Volunteer Association's 
October 17th, 
9:00- 10:00 am
Bridgeport-wide event!
Over 600 volunteers will gather on this day to read to every pre-k through 6th grade in Bridgeport and you could be one of them!
Mark your calendar!

October 27th is 
National Make a Difference Day!

Find your project at 

Fall is for football games, apple crisp and brisk walk through the leaves...
It's also a great time to start mentoring or tutoring someone in need. Below are some great opportunities to meet once a week with a youth, mentor a high-school student via email or tutor a woman in basic life skills and literacy! 

PS - People often ask how they can help TCC. Here are some easy and effective ways: 1) forward this email 2) like and invite your friends to like Facebook and 3) follow on Twitter. Thank you!


Mentoring is easy, flexible and can be the  most profound way to change a life and all you have to be is

Find the mentor program that fits your interest and schedule:  
Have a question about mentoring? Give us a call! All 3 TCC Founders are mentors in Bridgeport and would love to share our experiences with you. 




Tutoring is a great way to ensure academic and future success of those in need! No special skills or prior knowledge required! 

Tutoring Kids
  • Project Learn is a weekly after-school one-on-one tutoring program for kids. (A great opportunity for teens looking to volunteer!);
  • Schools Volunteer Association matches tutors with kids in grades K-8 who meet weekly in the school;  
Tutoring Women
  • Mercy Learning Center offers basic literacy and life skills tutoring for low-income women. Tutoring in math, reading and ESL are need. Educate a woman...Educate a family
  • Caroline House enables women to reach their potential by tutoring in ESL and basic life skills. 
Had a great volunteer/donor experience? Drop a line at subject line "newsletter" and we could feature you in the next edition!