New partnership with Journey Home increasing help to the community!

What Happened Last Week? 

July 2nd – July 8th
Journey Home and A Hand Up Volunteers
this is our 13th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
Last week we…
…Made 10 Deliveries
…Received 6 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
locations in Greater Hartford
&
…Met 4 clients at storage and 3 case
managers for pick ups
Thank you to …
  • ASD for their help on Monday with a pick up in Farmington for some much needed dressers!
  • Alison for her help TuesdayThursday, and Friday picking up from Donors in West Hartford and Bloomfield.
  • Nancy Hunt and Christine Scannell for their help on Thursday delivering to 4 households with their daughters and exchange students from Italy!!
  • The Storms family for their help loading the truck on Friday!
  • Mathew, Casey, Amy, and David for their help on Saturday with 2 pick ups and a delivery to a single dad in Hartford!
  • Thank you also to Ryan, Christina, Amy, and David for their help on Sunday delivering to 4 clients in Hartford and especially to Amy and David for making a second trip out to one of the families with some bed slats and bed frame to finish making their house a home!!

Thank you!! We couldn’t do all of this without you! Volunteers like yourselves

keep this program going strong, giving clients beds to

 sleep on and furniture to call their own!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK…
  • Tuesday (7/10) from 9am-10:30am – Pick up in West Hartford with a possible delivery after.
  • Wednesday (7/11) from 9am-10:30am – Pick up in Newington with a possible delivery after as well.
  • Saturday (7/14) from 10-1 –  We are looking for a driver and volunteers to help with deliveries to 2-3 clients in Greater Hartford.
  • Sunday (7/15) from 10-1 – We are having a drop off day and also a Moving Sale to help us clear things out for the move to the new warehouse!
    • Free Items available (Donations Appreciated) – Volunteers Needed!
REMINDER: Click here to sign up to volunteer between now and December!
Contact Alison Scharr with any comments, questions, or concerns!!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Dressers
  • Kitchen Tables and Chairs
  • End Tables 
  • Coffee Tables
  • AC Units/Fans