This photo haunts me. How are the Hartford area homeless families that once slept in these beds coping today? Where are they? Where is home? On a freezing February 11, 2020, one of the fifteen Tuesday nights from this past December through March that Hartford’s Immanuel Congregational Church volunteered as an overflow shelter during the … More Where Are They Now?
It’s Time to Celebrate Fifty Years of Hands On Hartford! That’s right, fifty years! Fifty years of Hands On Hartford helping Hartford. Since its founding as Center City Churches in 1969, Hands On Hartford has been committed to feeding, clothing, housing, and caring for Hartford’s most vulnerable residents, all with the helping hands of countless generous donors, volunteers … More Celebrating Fifty Years of Hands On Hartford
On a cool November 3, 2016 morning, a tractor trailer, emblazoned with the Monrovia logo, arrived promptly at 9:00 a.m. It was loaded with fresh, locally grown stock from its Granby, CT nursery ready for planting at the new Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity home in West Granby, CT. With tools in hand, a skilled Monrovia team … More A Blossoming Partnership Grows Beautifully
“For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies” by Ann Wilhelm Wilhelm Farm is typical of many small hill farms throughout New England. The 46 acre parcel of land encompasses a variety of landscapes, including open fields, forest, a woodland stream, and other wetland areas. Little of the land is level, and … More For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies
Creating Hartford Collective Culture at Know Good MarketBy Drew Kozub, Leah Fuld, and Taylor Peracchio, Trinity College ’21 What does it mean to be from Hartford? What defines the city’s identity? In recent years, Hartford is developing a reputation for its amazing food truck vendors – and this is no accident. Jeff Devereux (Trinity College … More Creating Hartford Collective Culture at Know Good Market