Backyard Humanitarians help, plant & harvest at the community garden at Fairgate Farm in Stamford and plant, cleanup and participate in beautification projects at Cove Island Park & Mill River Park. There is an opportunity for individuals, on a regular basis. Projects are planned around larger groups.
Fairgate Farm - is an organization promoting the sustainable development of the West Side neighborhood of Stamford, Connecticut by creating opportunities for residents to positively engage with their community through the operation of a socially responsible urban farm.
Cove Island Conservancy -The Conservancy is here to coordinate your interests in the Park with the City of Stamford and a long range goal to improve this wonderful place. Description One of the most beautiful locations in Fairfield County although in need of a little TLC.
JOSH AND TYLER STEPHENS MEMORIAL FUND
Backyard Humanitarians participate in events and raise awareness for the fund. The events are a Walk-A-Thon, Softball Tournament and a Golf Tournament.
About the Fund: The Joshua and Tyler Stephens Memorial Fund is a youth enrichment program for ages birth-18 years that provides training and scholarships in Community Service Projects, Athletic and Academic scholarships, Social Relations via Workshops and Education Programs throughout Fairfield county, Connecticut. In 2007, tragedy struck the Stephens family of Stamford with the passing of their two youngest boys, Joshua 9, and Tyler 5. The fund, was set-up in memory of Josh and Tyler, has been created to give children the opportunity to achieve thier personal best by providing a monetary resource to those who would not otherwise be able to participate or experience their dream. The proceeds will assist the fund to continue to help youths academic scholarships, fitness/sports scholarship and to help literacy programs for all Stamford school libraries in our community.The Josh and Tyler Stephens Memorial Fund (J & T Fund) is a fund that will contribute to children year round.
Organizations we support with volunteers, awareness and donations: The Salvation Army - Winter Blankets Josh & Tyler Memorial Fund - support and awareness for events Stamford Police Association - Helmet Drive Stamford Fire Department - Christmas Toy Drive Domus - Khaki Drive Clothes To Fairfield County - coats and clothing donations Zion Church Food Pantry - Food Drives CT Food Bank - Food Donations New Covenant House Soup Kitchen - BH Meals & Music Wilson Food Pantry - Volunteering and food donations American Red Cross CT Chapter Area 1 - Disaster Action Team Shelter Assistance Boys & Girls Club - Warm Coats, 5K Run volunteering Stamford Public Schools - Warm Coats Brian Bill Memorial Foundation - Motorcycle Ride Thunder on the Sound, Wristband sales for Memorial Cove Island Conservency - Parking Lot Cleanup after Hurricane Sandy Davenport Ridge School - After School Volunteering Programs VFW Post Springdale - Flags CT VA Healthcare Center - Coat Donations, Volunteering for Veterans Dinner (Setup & raffle prize donations) The Sandy Ground Where Angels Play - Playground Build Stamford & West Haven, CT / Jesse Lewis & Charlotte Bacon Stamford Summer Music Festival Stamford Hospital Bennet Cancer Center - Walk American Lung Association NE - Climb Springdale Neighborhood Assoc - Cleanups The Yerwood Center Nagi's Jewelers - Charity Function Breast Cancer Hands For Life - Promotion, Volunteer Event Coordination Inspirica (St. Luke's Lifeworks) Homeless Shelter Pacific House Men's Shelter - donations Women's Mentoring Network - donations Starfish Squad: Zumba for Missy, Missy's Rockin Ride, Zumba for Sal, Zumba for Rocco, Hearts4Izzy, Life4Loni, Eva's Yard Cleanup, Shelter for individuals/winter nights, Hart's Desire for adrenal cancer cure,
THE WILDLIFE CENTER OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Do you have a love and concern for Stamford's wildlife? Have you always wanted to learn more? We have new opportunities for Backyard Humanitarians to help make a difference for them by giving our time & support to The Wildlife Center of Fairfield County
Please let us know if you'd like to be a part of this project who's mission is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife and return them to their environment, and to teach help educate the public on wildlife conservation. Post here, call us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on this project list!