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Volunteer on Independence Day!

On Monday, July 4th, we will open our doors and hearts to share in the Independence Day Holiday together. We are seeking the assistance of volunteers to partner with us on this festive occasion as we serve a delicious holiday meal to our neighbors. Please click on the link to learn more and contact our Program Coordinator at volunteering@handsonhartford.org.

Independence Day Description 

New Remote Volunteer Opportunities

We have several opportunities that individuals or groups can do from home.  Please click on the link to learn more and contact our Program Coordinator at 860-706-1522 or volunteering@handsonhartford.org.

Remote Volunteer Opportunities

Hands On Hartford’s Recurring Volunteer Opportunities

We have a variety of regular volunteer opportunities at our programs. Click on the descriptions below to learn more! To learn more information or to sign up for a recurring volunteer opportunity, please contact our Program Coordinator at 860-706-1522 or volunteering@handsonhartford.org

Individual Opportunities:

Backpack Delivery Volunteer 

Backpack Nutrition Program Volunteer

Gather55 Front of House Volunteer

Gather55 Back of House Volunteer

Halal Food Sorter-Community Pantry

Pantry Volunteer

SWAP Nutrition Food Sorter-Community Pantry

Partner Organization Volunteer Opportunities

Charter Oak Boxing Academy

Connecticut Money School Volunteer Facilitator

Fern Street Food Ministry

Journey Home – Making a House a Home

Keney Park Sustainability Project 

The Miracle League of Connecticut

The Village Thrift Boutique

Travelers Aid International at Bradley Airport




Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Virtual Open House

August 18th, 2022

Join us for a virtual open house on Thursday, August 18 at noon. Hear about the latest updates – Gather55 (our new pay-what-you-can restaurant), the Powerhouse building project, and anything else you’d like to know.  RSVP HERE and we’ll send you the Zoom link to join.

Labor Day Community Meal

September 5th, 2022

Join us for a free Labor Day Holiday Meal here at Hands On Hartford’s Center for Community.  The meal will be served at 11:30 am Monday, September 5, but you are welcome to come in for a cup of coffee at 10:30am.  Bring your family and celebrate the season with your Hartford neighbors – all […]

Hands & Hearts Together – a place at the table

September 29th, 2022

Hands & Hearts Together, an in-person celebration to support Hands On Hartford’s work to ensure all of our neighbors have a place at the table, is a unique opportunity to bring together friends, partners, donors and volunteers to support our commitment to the folks who turn to us for help, and the future of the […]