Watch the video! Very cool!

 

What Happened this Week?

October 9th – October 14th
27th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 2 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at 4 
locations in Greater Hartford
…Delivered furniture and household
goods to 6 clients in need!
Thank you to …
  • Tuesday 10/9 – Matt, Rob, Debbie, and our Futures volunteers for helping with 3 deliveries!
  • Wednesday 10/10 – Matt and Rob for their help with two pickups! And Todd and the team from ASD for their help in the afternoon!!
  • Saturday 10/13-  Thank you for all the help from our marathon volunteers (about 20 in total, woohoo!!) And thank you to Sam, Alan, and Jeremy for their help with two deliveries in the South End – away from the marathon route!
  • Sunday 10/14- Sara Goldfarb, Maria Brown, and their families for their help with another amazing home makeover! As well as to some of the Hall Football team for their help loading up furniture at the warehouse to go over to the clients apartment! It was definitely a team effort! Link here to the live stream reveal!!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Saturday (10/14) – 10am-1pm – Delivery day (with possible pickups mixed in)!  Volunteers and a Driver needed!
  • Sunday (10/15) – 10am-1pm – Another Delivery day! Volunteers and a Driver needed for Sunday as well!!
Click here to sign up to volunteer
for all upcoming opportunities
Contact volunteer@journeyhomect.org with any comments, questions, or concerns!
DONATIONS NEEDED
  • Dressers
  • Beds
  • End Tables
  • Kitchen Tables and Chairs
  • Pots/Pans

Busy, busy, busy

What Happened this Week?

September 24th – September 30th
25th Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 4 Furniture Requests
…Picked up donated furniture at 
locations in Greater Hartford
…Delivered furniture and household
goods to 5 clients in need!!!
Thank you to …
  • Wednesday 9/26 – Matt and Rob for their help with organizing at the warehouse and a little bit of demolition with broken pieces!
  • Thursday 9/27 – Rob, Todd, Matt, Debbie, and Alison for their help with 1 pick up, 1 delivery, and some much needed sorting and organizing.
  • Friday 9/28 – To the team of volunteers from Travelers, way to stick it out and help three clients in need!
  • Saturday 9/29 – Thank you to Alan, Sam, Breah, and Kathryn for volunteering for a pick up and delivery!
  • Sunday 9/23 – Thank you to Michael for Driving, and to Don, his daughter, and Adrienne for volunteering!! For what turned out to be some warehouse clean out and one delivery that didn’t show up!
Thank you everyone!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Saturday (10/6) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients and a warehouse drop off day, Warehouse lead needed as well!
  • Sunday (10/7) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for more needed deliveries (and possible pick ups)!

Delivered to 10 clients and added 4!

What Happened this Week?

September 17th – September 23rd
23rd Weekly Update from Journey Home
and our Making a House a Home Program!
In the last week we…
…Received 4 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 day of service coming up with Travelers on Friday!
Thank you to …
  • Wednesday 9/19 – The Hartford volunteers for their help with a delivery to a client in the North End of Hartford, as well as to Todd and the students at the American School for the Deaf for helping with pick ups Wednesday afternoon.
  • Thursday 9/20 – Rob, Todd, Matt, Debbie, and Alison for their help with pickups and deliveries in Hartford.
  • Friday 9/21 – CT River Valley School in East Hartford for their help putting together bags of games and books to families in need.
  • Saturday 9/22 – Thank you to Sue Kayuem for driving, Michael for saving the day after the warehouse keys were hiding, Breah, Kathryn, Kyle, and his group of volunteers through Trinity College for helping with 3 deliveries in Hartford!
  • Sunday 9/23 – Thank you to Alison for Driving, to Christina, Kathryn (2 days in a row!!) Andrienne, Kim, and Jeremy for volunteering for two deliveries, as well as Fabricio and Araceli for stopping by to help at the warehouse! We greatly appreciate it!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEK… 
  • Thursday (9/27) – 9am-12pm – Join Alison for pickups and deliveries in the Hartford area!
  • Saturday (9/29) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for Deliveries out to our clients.
  • Sunday (9/30) – 10am-1pm – Driver and Volunteers Needed for more needed 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
  • Beds
  • End Tables
  • Beds (on here twice for twice the importance)

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!