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2023 Holiday Adopt-A-Family

Bringing Friendship and Love this Holiday Season 

In the spirit of giving, you have the power to change lives this holiday season. When you contribute to our 'Adopt a Family' campaign, you're not just giving money, food, or holiday gifts; you're providing hope, comfort, and a brighter future to families facing challenging times.

Thank you to everyone who signed up! It is with your help that we can ensure that every family has a warm and joyous holiday season filled with the comfort they deserve.


Drop-off: Deliver your unwrapped gifts to 85 Arch Street by December 15th. We'll make sure the gifts are wrapped and reach the families in time for the holidays.

For More Information: Contact Nhi Lam at nlam@fsc-ct.org

Past Events

Thanksgiving Adopt-A-Family

By Info Admin | November 27, 2023

Putters For A Purpose 2023

By Info Admin | 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!

Friendship Service Center Presents: 60’s Soiree

By Info Admin | 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…

Indulge For A Cause!

By Info Admin | 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!

Bring Humanity Back, One Haircut at a Time

By Info Admin | 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.

2023 Hoops for Homeless

By Info Admin | 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…


By Info Admin | 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!

Bloomin’ 4 Good is back!

By Barbara Lazarski | 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…


By Info Admin | 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…

Flights & Football 2022

By Info Admin | October 25, 2022

Don’t miss this event. Flights & Football promises to be a lot of fun. Join us on Sunday, November 20th, from noon to 5 pm at Five Churches Brewing, 192 Arch St., New Britain to watch football, eat pizza and enjoy a terrific beverage. You get a pizza and beverage for JUST $20 and $10 comes back to…

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