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FSC's 3rd Annual Putters for a Purpose Mini Golf Tournament

Save The Date!!

Friendship Service Center, Inc. is proud to present its third annual Putters for a Purpose: Mini Golf Tournament. This fun-filled 18-hole tournament will take place September 12, 2024, with tee times at 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm at Putter's Paradise in Berlin CT.

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Past Events

2024 CT Foodshare Walk Against Hunger

July 2, 2024

Thanks to your incredible generosity, we raised over $35,000 at the CT Foodshare’s Walk Against Hunger, surpassing our $20,000 goal! Your support sustains our Tomasso Community Kitchen (TCK), providing over 225 meals a day for our community on weekdays and three meals a day, seven days a week for our emergency shelter residents. Thank you…

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2023 Holiday Adopt-A-Family

March 14, 2024

On behalf of Friendship Service Center, Inc. we wanted to express our sincerest gratitude for your support in this year’s Adopt-a-Family event! With your help, we were able to ensure that all our clients and families received gifts this year!  Thank you to New Britain EMS for helping us keep this holiday tradition alive by…

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Putters For A Purpose 2023

November 7, 2023

Thank You For Joining Us! A heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported and joined us for an incredible day at our 2nd Annual Putters for a Purpose Mini Golf Tournament! We were thrilled by the amazing turnout and together we raised a remarkable $10,380! We could not have been successful without you!

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Friendship Service Center Presents: 60’s Soiree

November 7, 2023

Get Ready to Party with a Purpose Join us Thursday, October 19th for a groovy journey back in time as we celebrate 55 incredible years of dedicated homeless response and community support. Step into the swinging 60s with a night filled with delicious hors d’oeuvres, refreshing drinks, and beats that will keep you on the…

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Indulge For A Cause!

June 6, 2023

The Friends of FSC are hosting a fundraising in partnership with Puerto Vallarta, in Newington, to support our cause! On Tuesday, June 20th, from 3 pm to 10:30 pm, you can dine in or take out, and a percentage of your bill will be donated to the Friendship Service Center!

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Bring Humanity Back, One Haircut at a Time

April 12, 2023

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON MAY 14TH AT 12PM** Join us at the Hope Connection Center on Sunday, April 30th for a free haircut by Nikki Stylez, games, and food between the hours of 10 am-1 pm.

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2023 Hoops for Homeless

April 12, 2023

** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL TAKE PLACE IN OCTOBER, DATE TBD** Hoops for Homeless will take place on Saturday, April 29th, 2023 at Central Park in New Britain! This is an annual basketball fundraiser that raises money and awareness of youth homelessness in our communities. It’ll be an amazing event for families…

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December 16, 2022

Connecticut District 5 Congresswoman Jahana Hayes visited the FSC on Friday, March 17th and was eager to learn about the services we provide to people in need in Central CT. To read more about her visit and what she had to say about her visit, click the link below!

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Bloomin’ 4 Good is back!

November 21, 2022

Thank you to Stop & Shop who has one again included the FSC in the Bloomin’ 4 Good fundraising program. During November, just visit the Stop & Shop located at 1135 Farmington Ave., Berlin or 44 Fenn Rd., Newington and purchase a Bloomin’ 4 Good bouquet and $1 will go to the Friendship Service Center to help us feed…

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October 26, 2022

At the Friendship Service Center, we serve homeless families and individuals in our shelter and transitional programs. We also serve individuals and families who were previously homeless in our supportive housing programs; all of them have very limited incomes.  The Adopt-A-Family program began to help families that were transitioning from shelter to their own apartments…

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