The

Connecticut

Shoebox Project

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This chapter is currently seeking a local coordinator. If you are interested in applying, please click here for more information.

2022 Holiday Shoebox Drive Coming Soon

Our holiday season Shoebox drive is coming soon! Please check back soon for more information on how you can support women impacted by homelessness right here in our community.

Here's how you can support our local chapter right now:

100% of your donation will go toward purchasing gift cards and essentials for local women impacted by homelessness.

Thank You for Your Support

Thank you to everyone who supported our Shoebox Holiday Drive in 2021! We are so grateful that we were able to provide gifts and brighten the holidays for local women impacted by homelessness!

The drive is now over until next holiday season, but you can support our efforts all year long!

Here's how you can help in the off-season:

We're Seeking Volunteers!

Shoebox Inspection Support
Work closely with other volunteers to assist in ensuring that each Shoebox donated is inspected, sealed and ready for delivery.
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Age suitability: 15+

School Outreach Coordinator
Reach out to and form relationships with local primary, secondary & post-secondary schools/clubs to spread awareness and gain interest and support for your chapter goals. Help facilitate school Shoebox drives, item donation collection and notecard writing and for larger chapters lead school ambassador team in coordinating these school events.
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Age suitability: 18+

We're Seeking Volunteers!

Social Media Coordinator
Develop, implement and manage your local  chapter’s social media plan across various platforms.
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Age suitability: 18+

Shoebox Inspections and Distribution Coordinator
Manage a team of volunteers in organizing the inspection of Shoeboxes and coordinate plan for distribution  of Shoeboxes.
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Age suitability: 9 - 99+

We're Seeking Volunteers!

Shoebox Inspection Support
Work closely with other volunteers to assist in ensuring that each Shoebox donated is inspected, sealed and ready for delivery.
Read the full description

Age suitability: 15+

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We're Seeking Volunteers!

Social Media Coordinator
Develop, implement and manage your local  chapter’s social media plan across various platforms.
Read the full description

Age suitability: 18+

Homelessness in

Connecticut

3,838

The January 2018 Point-in-time count found 3,383 people experiencing homelessness in Connecticut, a 25% decrease statewide over the last 10 years

19%

19% of homeless in Connecticut are survivors of domestic abuse

636

636 children in 370 families experience homelessness in Connecticut

Our Shoeboxes Go to Women At the Following Agencies...

Gifts of Love (Avon)
Interval House (Hartford)
My Sisters Place (Hartford)
Safe Futures (New London)
The Network (Enfield)

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