Hands On Hartford

Donate to Our Programs

All of Hands On Hartford’s services rely on the generous donations of individuals like you!

Financial Contributions

Hands On Hartford accepts gifts of cash or stock in any amount. If you would like to donate by check, please mail it to our main office at 55 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Donations can also be made online through our website (through Network for Good).

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Hands On Hartford also gratefully accepts gifts made through Donor Advised Funds.

In Kind donations

Donations of non-expired food or other items also greatly appreciated. These items are essential to our programs’ operations! Items can be dropped off at our Center for Community at 55 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Items can be dropped off Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. We can accept items any time, day or night, most days of the year, please just notify us ahead of time by calling 860-728-3201.

HOH always welcomes the following donations for our programs and feel free to contact us about the most needed items at the time of your donation:

Community Pantry:

Peanut Butter & Jelly
Canned Fruit & Vegetables (especially fruit in light syrup or water)
Canned soups and stews (especially light or low sodium varieties)
Pasta & Sauce (especially whole wheat pasta)
Tuna canned in water
Canned beans

Backpack Nutrition Program:

Juice Boxes
Fruit Cups (in water)
Apple sauce cups or pouches
Individual Snacks (pretzels, popcorn, or goldfish)
Granola Bars (no peanuts or peanut butter, please)
Individual Boxes of cereal
Oatmeal packets
Macaroni & Cheese boxes or cups
Cans of Chicken Noodle Soup
Individual shelf-stable milk

Day Program:

Paper Towels (unopened)
Napkins (unopened)
Travel-sized toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, soap, mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes)
Travel-sized shaving cream and razors
New socks, gloves, hats, scarves – adult sized