A GIANT Thank You to Farmington Bank!!

A GIANT thank you to the employees of Farmington Bank.   They surprised us with a carload full of brand new small appliances and bed linens on Monday.  So let’s put those to great use serving 4 clients this weekend.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Please email us at volunteer@ahandupinc.org with the date and time you can attend along with your contact number

  • Saturday 12/9 10a-1pSusan K is looking for help to meet a client at the warehouse at 10am sharp and then head out on a delivery to a mother and daughter in Hartford.
  • Sunday 12/10 10a-1pWe are looking for a driver and volunteers to meet a veteran at the warehouse at 10am sharp for the items she needs and then head out on a delivery for a mother and her 2 children in Hartford.
  • Monday 12/11 1p-3pTodd P and the ASD team head out to help a couple in East Hartford that were referred to us by a former client.
  • Thursday 11/30 –  Thank you to our Thursday team at ASD for their final donor pickup of the school year.   They have been a tremendous help.
  • Saturday 12/2 – Mike F, Alan, Donald and Nick organized the warehouse, met 5 donors and helped load a client’s car with the items he needed.  While they did that Jim R and Ivan headed all the way out to Granby to get a much needed donation.
  • Sunday 12/3 – Dave H and the Keely’s made 2 small deliveries to families that already had some items but needed us to complete their homes.  We don’t just serve people with empty apartments.
  • Monday 12/4 – Todd P and ASD had a busy day meeting the Farmington Bank donors, helping out a case manager and client load their van, stopping by the mattress store and then made a delivery to a client who only had a TV and a step stool in his apartment.  It’s full now.

DONATIONS NEEDED.  Our list is wide open but we really need:

  • Dressers
  • Twin Sheet sets and comforters
  • Kitchen tables and chairs
  • Heaters/Fans
  • Coffee tables