In partnership with you, Hands On Hartford puts caring into action. Here's how:
MANNA Food and Neighborhood Services
MANNA provides basic needs to thousands of individuals in Hartford each month.
HOH Housing provides supportive services, including case management, counseling, and rental support for people living with complex health issues, including HIV/AIDS, and living in their own apartments.
Our Community Engagement program connects individuals and volunteer groups to meaningful service opportunities at Hands On Hartford and partnering organizations.
Faces of Homelessness
The Faces of Homelessness Speakers' Bureau is a public education program that works to promote advocacy, understanding, and service.
The Café at Fifty-Five & Caterers Who Care
A café with a cause.
Full-service catering at our place or yours.
Your Kitchen. Your Space.
Our licensed commercial kitchen is available for shared use membership, and convenient and comfortable meeting spaces are available for your next meeting or event.
August 21st, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join friends and leaders of Hands On Hartford/Center City Churches past and present in recognition of fifty years of impact on our community. Our walk down memory lane will be moderated by local historian and journalist, Susan Campbell, and our panelists will be past and current leaders of the organization Light Refreshments will be served. […]
October 4th, 2019 - 8:45am-4:00pm
Register for the Corporate Dash for a Difference taking place on Friday, October 4, 2019. Coordinated by Hands On Hartford and held in partnership with Prudential, the Corporate Dash for a Difference provides volunteers teams a chance to explore the city of Hartford while completing meaningful and impactful service projects. Each team will experience: Two […]
October 24th, 2019 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
About the event: [click here for a copy of the “Save the Date” card] Hands On Hartford’s 50th Anniversary Celebration is a unique opportunity to honor our legacy of changing lives in Hartford, to celebrate this important milestone, and to bring together friends, partners, donors and volunteers to support our commitment to the future of […]
News and Views
April 11th, 2019
We were absolutely thrilled to receive the Hartford Community Food Security Award for a non-profit at a ceremony held on April 10, 2019, and especially proud to receive this recognition in this special year – our 50th year serving our Hartford neighbors. While everything we do at Hands On Hartford is the result of a […]
March 8th, 2019
Yesterday’s Volunteer Recognition Event was both fun and moving, as we celebrated the tremendous accomplishments and commitment of the many devoted Hands On Hartford volunteers. Award winners this year were Meghan Chasse (R. Regner and Carolyn S. Arvidson Exemplary Volunteer Award), Prudential (Corporate Volunteer Award), The Gengras Center School (School Volunteer Award), Temple Beth Hillel […]
February 14th, 2019
Hands On Hartford has appointed five new members to its Board of Directors: Daniel A. Arsenault, a resident of Hartford, is a Senior Director with O’Neill and Associates; Christopher D. Brechlin, a resident of Meriden, is Senior Program and Data Analyst with Connecticut Housing Finance Authority; Brian Neary, a resident of Simsbury, is Vice President […]