Now, more than ever, is the time to give back. By volunteering
your time to one of these service activities, you will not only
improve the well-being of others in your community, but you will
also enhance your own experience here at UConn Health. Know Better
Place’s Work-Life Balance initiative now makes it all the easier
to connect you to that perfect volunteering opportunity that
fits your schedule and interests.
Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy
Hook School Support Fund
In light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy,
Newtown Savings Bank has set up a donation support fund
whereby 100% of funds go directly to the victims. If you
would like to make a donation,
Memorial Scholarship to Honor
A memorial scholarship fund established at the University of
Connecticut to honor the victims of last week’s tragic
Newtown school killings has drawn support from groups and
individuals around the nation. The following video features
President Susan Herbst and Coach Geno Auriemma discussing
the scholarships. The Sandy Hook School Memorial Scholarship
Fund at the University of Connecticut will provide financial
aid at UConn for any students who currently attend the
elementary school, as well as siblings of those killed in
the assault and dependents of teachers and other adults who
also lost their lives.
Take Your Child to Work Day
Take Your Child to Work Day will take place on
Thursday, April 24, 2014. Help create a successful day that
strengthens the connection between education and work and
relationships between parents and their children.
Health Health & Safety Fair
Find out how you can educate fellow faculty and staff.
Employee Recognition Committees
Find out how you can make a difference by joining one of our
various employee recognition committees.
American Red Cross
Be a volunteer who constitutes 97 percent of their work
force, to carry on our humanitarian work.
Connecticut Humane Society
Join an array of exciting opportunities for people who love
animals to become involved with Connecticut's oldest animal
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Help children reach their potential through professionally
supported, one-to-one relationships.
Habitat for Humanity
Help make simple, decent and affordable housing a reality
for someone in need.
Join the heart of greater Hartford’s fight against hunger.
Connect with volunteer opportunities, including working with
Hartford’s homeless, unemployed and needy residents.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Greater Hartford
Join Autism Speaks as a walk participant or volunteer to
change the future for all who struggle with autism!
Strengthens communities by making it easier for
good people and good causes to connect.
Dedicated to promoting flexible volunteerism, by
inspiring and facilitating acts of kindness.
Offers specialized resources for volunteers,
leaders and managers of volunteers, and instructors and
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