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Youth Programs

Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut (HFHECT) looks to engage youth of all ages in the efforts to eliminate substandard housing.  Youth are encouraged to do age appropriate activities independently and as group on Habitat's behalf. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions about what you or your child can do, or would like ideas.

Coin Collection Drive

    Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut will be conducting its annual Nickels for Nails coin collection drive. Proceeds from the Nickels for Nails drive will go into a fund for a youth sponsored and built house in Eastern Connecticut . In addition, 10% of the money raised will be tithed to Habitat for Humanity in Haiti, Guatemala, and Egypt to help eliminate poverty housing throughout the world.

Make a difference through Nickels for Nails and see how donating your spare change can make a life altering difference in the lives of the families Habitat serves.

Nickel     Your school's, church's, business' or community's involvement in the Nickels for Nails drive may be as substantial or as minimal as you prefer. It may range from organizing a coin collection competition between classrooms or simply placing a collection container in the office. The group may also organize events to support the Nickels for Nails Drive, such as a dance, dress down day or bazaar.

     We encourage youth to take the initiative to coordinate this project for their group; however we do ask that there be an adult supervisor for the project and our point of contact.

 

     Please work together with others at in your school, congregation or community center to run a Nickels for Nails Drive. Groups that sign up will have access to resources such as curriculums for the teachers, banners to print and put onto your coin collection containers and one on one support throughout the drive.

 

Click Here To Register

Great thanks to the following groups -

Connecticut College
Pine Point School
Noank Baptist Church
Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School
North Stonington Congregational Church
St. James Episcopal Church

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Resources

Various resources can be found by clicking here, including lesson plans  for varrious ages, a Housing Simulation, a paper house campaign, faith based activities and much more.

Sponsors

  • National Partner
    National Partner
  • Dream Builder
    Dream Builder
  • Dream Builder
    Dream Builder

 

 

 

 

Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut

377 Broad Street
New London Connecticut, 06320
E-mail: mission@habitatect.org
Telephone: 860-442-7890
Fax: 860-701-1334