United Way of Greater New Haven volunteers bring the community together with 8 heartwarming events

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (WTNH) – United Way Week kicks off October 11, with volunteers working on projects such as painting a homeless shelter, hosting a community dinner, building a outdoor classroom throughout the New Haven area.

Starting Monday in Guilford, United Way volunteers will help restore outdoor space at the Women and Family Lide Center. Projects with outdoor space include repairing benches and play equipment. This event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Women United members are volunteering on October 12 at the Dr. Reginald Mayo Early Years School. Volunteers will help create a new outdoor space for the students. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On October 13 and 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., United Way volunteers will assist the Boys and Girls Club of North Haven. Their main goal is to launch three new locations by participating in beautification projects at Green Acres Elementary School.

On Friday October 15, United Way volunteers will host a community dinner for local Hamden residents in need. The event, Dinner for a Dollar, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grace and St. Peter’s Church.

On October 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., United Way volunteers will help Columbus Hous and homeless New Haven community members by repainting a reclaiming housing site. Volunteers will be at Davenport Ave from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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