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!

  • 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!!
  • Dressers
  • Kitchen Tables and Chairs
  • End Tables 
  • Coffee Tables
  • AC Units/Fans