Served 10 clients last week! Amazing!

What Happened this Week?

September 10th – September 16th
23rd Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 10 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at 
locations in Greater Hartford
…Delivered furniture and household
goods to 10 clients in need!!!
&
…Had 1 day of service with The Hartford with
 another one coming up on Wednesday!
Thank you to …
  • Tuesday 9/11 – The group from The Hartford for their help with 2 deliveries and Todd and Judy for their help with a pick up in Wethersfield!
  • Wednesday 9/12 – Rob and Judy for their help with a pick up and some organizing at the warehouse! (as well as some handy woman work with Judy and Alison when we noticed some rain was coming into the new warehouse)! Yikes!
  • Thursday 9/13 – Rob, Todd, Matt, and Debbie (our newest volunteer) for their help with 7 pick ups and one delivery! What a day!!
  • Saturday 9/15 – Thank you to Dave, Alan, Todd, Chris, Connie, Emily, Gretchen, and Rachel for helping with two deliveries in Hartford! Many hands make light work, thank you all!
  • Sunday 9/16 – Michael, Breah, Kurt, Adrian, and their girls for helping with deliveries in Hartford and East Hartford!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Thursday (9/20) – 9am-12pm – Join Alison for some organizing and much needed pickups in Greater Hartford.
  • Saturday (9/22) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients in the Capitol Area!
  • Sunday (9/23) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for more deliveries!!
Click here to sign up to volunteer
for all upcoming opportunities
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Dressers
  • End Tables
  • Lamps
  • TV’s
  • NEW beds!

Another busy week and more to come!

What Happened this Week?

September 4th – September 9th
22nd Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 3 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
locations in Greater Hartford
…Delivered furniture and household goods to 17 clients in need!!!
…Had 1 donor drop off items at the warehouse!
&
…Had Warehouse organizing days!
Thank you to …
  • Wednesday 9/5 – Rob, Matt, and Alison for their help with deliveries!
  • Thursday 9/6 – Matt and Todd for their help with deliveries in Hartford and Michael for his help organizing items to go out from the old warehouse!
  • Friday 9/7 – Todd for his help breaking down items for the dump (broken pieces) and to the volunteer group from Nassau Re for their help delivering to 3 clients in Hartford!
  • Saturday 9/8
    •  Our morning group, Alan, Tyler, Breah, Chris, Connie, and Adrienne, for their help with some much needed pickups and organizing!
    • Our afternoon group, the wrestling team from Trinity College for all of their help delivering to three households in Hartfords North End!
  • Sunday 9/9 – Michael, Andrienne, Ivan, Steven, Kurt, Adrian, and their girls for helping with deliveries and warehouse organizing!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Wednesday/Thursday/Friday – 10am-12pm – Join Alison for some deliveries and much needed pickups!!
  • Saturday (9/15) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients in Greater Hartford!
  • Sunday (9/16) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for our next pick up and drop off day! (including some organizing at the new warehouse!!)
Click here to sign up to volunteer for all upcoming
opportunities (lots of deliveries for this week!)
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Dressers
  • End Tables
  • Lamps
  • TV’s
  • NEW beds!

All moved into the new warehouse! Lots of help needed!

What Happened this Week?

August 27th – September 2nd
21st Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 7 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
locations in Greater Hartford
…Delivered furniture and household goods to 10 clients in need!
…Had 3 donors drop off items at the warehouse!
&
…Had 3 Warehouse Moving Days!
Thank you to …

 

  • Tuesday 8/28 – Gretchen and Rachel for their help delivering household items, Rob, Leslie, and Alison for their help with a pickup in Rocky Hill.
  • Thursday 8/30 – Matt, Todd, Michael, and Alison for their help with deliveries and organizing at the warehouse!
  • Friday 8/31 – Matt, Todd, Rob, Judy, and Alison for their help with deliveries and organizing at the warehouse!
  • Saturday 9/1 – Warehouse moving day, thank you to Michael, Sam, and Kurt and Adrian Brown and family for their help!
  • Sunday 9/2 – Another warehouse moving day, thank you to Todd, Christina, and Adrienne for all of their help transporting, loading, and unloading items!
  • Monday 9/3 – Michael, Sam, and Todd for their help doing a Labor Day warehouse move!

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Wednesday (9/5) –10am – 12pm – Join Alison, Matt, and Rob for some much needed deliveries to clients in Hartford!
  • Thursday (9/6) – 9am – 12pm – Join Alison, Matt, and Michael for some more much needed deliveries!
  • Friday (9/7) 9am-12pm – Join Alison for some more deliveries out to clients in need!
  • Saturday (9/8) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients in Greater Hartford!
  • Sunday (9/9) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to more clients in Greater Hartford!
Thank you all!! Especially for those that struggled along side us
 for the hot hot days last week and to those that worked
so hard this weekend to help with the warehouse moving days!!
 So much work was accomplished and we so greatly appreciate it!!
Click here to sign up to volunteer for all upcoming
opportunities (lots of deliveries for this week!)
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Microwaves
  • Toasters
  • Lamps
  • TV’s
  • NEW beds!

It’s been a busy week!

What Happened?

August 14th – August 25th
20th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last 2 weeks we…
…Received 12 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
10 locations in Greater Hartford
…Had 4 donor drop off items at the warehouse!
&
…Had 1 Home Makeover!!
Thank you to …
  • Thursday 8/16 – Todd and Mike moved Items and shelving to the new warehouse and Todd and his son Hayden did a pickup in Avon.
  • Friday 8/17 – Todd and Matt did a pickup in Canton and moved items to the new warehouse.  The dumpster arrived today and Todd started filling it preparing for our move to the new space.
  • Saturday 8/18 – Todd and Ryan spent 2.5 hours breaking down unwanted furniture and filling the dumpster while Alan headed all the way up to Ellington for the donor pickup that filled the truck with needed items for the 8/25 home makeover.
  • Sunday 8/19 – Drop off day was cancelled but our generous donors know our schedule and showed up anyway.  Dave H was there to do some sorting of smaller items and bringing small items over the new space.
  • Wednesday 8/22 – Michael and Alison picked some great items in Farmington.
  • Thursday 8/23 – Matt, Otis, Rob, and Alison picked up some more items for the home makeover in West Hartford and Matt and Rob went down to Wethersfield for a couch pick up!
  • Friday 8/24 – Alison did 4 pickups in West Hartford and Newington for some more much needed items to fill up the new space!
  • Saturday 8/25 – We had the Brown and Kabakoff Families leading the stand for our home makeover as their daughters Bat Mitzvah Projects! Thank you to the Pinettes for helping, as well as Alan, Ivan, and Jeremy for all of their help emptying out the warehouse, loading the truck, and delivering the items to the home makeover family!!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Thursday (8/30) –10am – 12pm – Join Todd and Matt for some much needed deliveries to clients in Hartford!
  • Friday (8/31) – 9am – 12pm Join Todd, Matt, Rob, and Judy, for some more deliveries out to clients in need (with possibly 1 pick up mixed in!)
  • Saturday (9/1) 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Moving items from our old warehouse to the new one! Only a little bit left!
  • Sunday (9/2) – 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients in Greater Hartford!
Thank you all for all of the hard work, especially these last two weeks, you make this program run and we couldn’t do it without you!!
Click here to sign up to volunteer for all upcoming opportunities
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Dressers
  • Night Stands
  • Microwaves
  • Toasters
  • TV’s
  • NEW beds!

Getting ready to move the warehouse!

What Happened Last Week? 

August 6th – August 12th
18th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
Last week we…
…Made 7 Deliveries
…Received 4 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
locations in Greater Hartford
&
…Had 3 donor drop off items at the warehouse!
Thank you to …
  • The students and staff from the American School for the Deaf for their help with a pick up in West Hartford on Monday!
  • The Team of CarMax employees for their help with 3 deliveries on Wednesday
  • Conard High School Football Coach and 6 players, Todd, Micheal, and Sue for their help with deliveries, organizing, and clearing our the warehouse on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Michael and Conard High School Football teams 22 other players for helping Thursday morning with organizing and pickups, and Matt, and Rob for their help with pickups and deliveries!
  • Last but not least, Matt and Rob again for their help with a pick up Thursday morning of a much needed table and chairs!
  • Julie and Alison for their help with a pick up in Avon, with surprise help from Steve who was helping out his friends on a move of their own!
  • Sue Keating for her help organizing at the warehouse and bring some much needed boxes and bubble wrap by to help with the move!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Tuesday (8/14) 
  • Wednesday (8/15)
  • Thursday (8/16)
  • Friday (8/17)  
    • 9am-12pm – Join Todd in some much needed pickups and help with the warehouse move! (Tentative moving date Thursday 8/16).
  • Saturday (8/18) 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed – One Possible Pick up and help with the warehouse move! Transporting items from the old to new space! You’ll have a hand in creating our new space!
  • Sunday (8/19) 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed – for bringing more items over to the warehouse! Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!
Click here to sign up to volunteer for all
upcoming opportunities especially this week and weekend!
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org OR toddpolleyahu@gmail.com with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Moving Boxes and Packing Materials!
  • Microwaves, Toasters, TV’s

Getting ready for the move…

What Happened Last Week? 

July 30th – August 5th
17th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
Last week we…
…Made 6 Deliveries
…Received 8 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
location in Greater Hartford
&
…Had 1 donor drop off items at the warehouse!
Thank you to …
  • Todd and the students and staff from the American School for the Deaf for their help with a big delivery to Gillett Street on Monday.
  • Matt and Rob for their help on Tuesday.
  • Rob for his help with a pick up on Thursday.
Unfortunately Saturday’s pickups were canceled due to the reports of thunder and lightning storms, and Sunday we were not able to get enough volunteers!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Thursday (8/9) from 9-12 – Driver to go with some of the Conard High Football Team to help with deliveries.
  • Saturday (8/11) from 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries and Organizing at the warehouse!
  • Sunday (8/12) from 10-1 – Deliveries and Organizing at Warehouse (Driver and Volunteers Needed!)
*Planning Ahead (Next Weeks Volunteer Opportunities)*
  • Tuesday (8/14) – Friday (8/17) 9-12 – Join Todd in some needed pickups, deliveries, and organizing in preparation for the Warehouse Move which tentatively will be August 15th, no lease signed yet!)
  • Saturday (8/18) 10-1 – Driver and Volunteers Needed – Deliveries to Clients or Transporting Items from Old Warehouse to New
  • Sunday (8/19) 10-1 – Pick ups Scheduled! Driver and Volunteers Needed!
Click here to sign up to volunteer for all
upcoming opportunities –> http://signup.com/go/uKBbqoO
Contact Alison Scharr with any comments, questions, or concerns!!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Moving Boxes and Packing Materials!

Summer is sizzling! Lots of stuff happening – deliveries, moving warehouse etc.

What Happened Last Week? 

July 24th – July 29nd
16th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
Last week we…
…Made 9 Deliveries
…Received 5 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at
locations in Greater Hartford
&
…Had another warehouse moving sale!
Thank you to …
  • The students and staff from the American School for the Deaf for their help organizing at the warehouse on Monday!
  • Gretchen, Rachel, and Kyle for their help with deliveries on Tuesday
  • The Team from CarMax for helping with two pick ups in Farmington on Wednesday
  • Todd, Matt B, and Otis for their help on Thursday with deliveries!
  • Alan, Mishi, Angus, Bob, and Sam for their help with deliveries on Saturday!
  • Dave, Ivan, and Fabricio for their help with deliveries on Sunday and Julie, Alison, Christina, and her two kids for their help with the warehouse sale on Sunday!!
It was a great week, a lot of key pieces went out and donations came in thanks to the warehouse sale!! Thank you for all of your help!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Tuesday (7/31) from 9-12 – Deliveries in Vernon and Manchester (possible)
  • Thursday (8/2) from 9-12 – Deliveries and Organizing at the warehouse!
  • Saturday (8/4) from 10-1 – Drop off day and deliveries! (Driver, Warehouse Lead, and Volunteers Needed)
  • Sunday (8/5) from 10-1 – Deliveries and Organizing at Warehouse (Driver and Volunteers Needed – let us know what type of volunteering, deliveries or organizing, you would like to do!
Click here to sign up to volunteer  –> http://signup.com/go/uKBbqoO
Contact Alison Scharr with any comments, questions, or concerns!!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Moving Boxes and Packing Materials
  • Dressers
  • Kitchen Tables and Chairs
  • End Tables 
  • Coffee Tables
  • Microwaves/Toasters/TVs