Operation Little Steps
Thanks to Hanes and Bombas, each year Family Business donates socks to individuals facing homelessness and housing insecurity. In 2020, we distributed 3,000 socks to six different shelters and organizations across Connecticut. This year Family Business will be distributing 5,500 socks to our community. We have kicked off Operations Little Steps 2021 at the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven and will be visiting others sites across the state.
Care package Project
This winter, Family Business provided 60 care packages to the Hamden Warming center filled with necessities such as winter hats, gloves, wipes, snacks, rain ponchos, toothbrushes and toothpaste, socks, and underwear.
Family Business Literacy initiativE
Thanks to our partnership with Lisa Libraries, Family Business will be distributing over 200 new books across Connecticut to help build and expand libraries so that children and adolescents have greater access to books they enjoy.
free summer meal program
Thanks to the Meriden-Wallingford Community Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund, the Haymarket People's Fund, and the Fairfield County's Community Foundation partnered with Eli's on Whitney to run an 11 week free meal program for families in Meriden, New Haven, and Bridgeport.
healthcare hero appreciation
Thank you to the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation for awarding us funding from the Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund to show our appreciation for the healthcare works at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital by proving them with meals.
takeya water bottle drive
Thank you to TakeyaUSA for the donation of 180 reusable water bottles which were distributed to the students of Bridge Academy in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
The Family Business annual Adopt-A-Family program supports military families in need during the holidays by providing assistance
with essential needs such as rent and groceries, as well as toys and clothing.