Housing, Homeless, + Hunger

Habitat for Humanity

Contact: trinityhabitat@gmail.com
Weekly Meeting: Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Service Office Lounge
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization dedicated to eliminating poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Trinity’s Habitat chapter engages in monthly builds in the Hartford Area, fundraising events such as its annual 5K Habitrot race and Valentine’s Day gifts, and an alternative Spring Break Trip.
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Peter’s Retreat

Peter’s Retreat is an adult residence program that serves the HIV/AIDS population of Hartford that would otherwise not have housing or would have unsafe housing.  Every two weeks volunteers to Peter’s Retreat to help with maintenance projects and serve dinner, but are also welcome to bring their own talents and interests to brighten the lives of the 26 residents and the house such as music/art or social activities, computers, playing card games, etc.​

Place of Grace Food Pantry

Contact: Cassia Armstrong '18

ProjectPACKS

Contact: ​Julia Duggan '16 

ProjectPACKS collaborates with members of the Charleston House of Interfaith Cooperation to collect and pack donations for Hands on Hartford's Backpack Nutrition Program. The program is designed to help alleviate the hunger of children in Hartford by proving them with easy to prepare, child-friendly foods to bring home each weekend.