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Latest NFC/SLC Volunteer Opportunities & Wish List

Thank you for your interest in supporting the greater Danbury and greater New Milford communities through volunteerism and in-kind donations. Below is our most recent list of needs. For more information on the needs below, contact The Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut at 203-797-1154 or



Store volunteers needed in Danbury to help keep a nonprofit thrift store organized or to help customers with their selections.  This store benefits a homebuilding organization.

School Year Reading Programs are recruiting volunteers to go into classrooms and read with preschool or early elementary age children.

Evening Receptionists needed at a cancer resource agency in Danbury on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 5-9 to greet visitors who are attending programs there.



Folding chairs and tables (6-8ft) needed for a community arts center in New Milford.

New or gently used preschool books are needed for use at a local learning center.

Please help a child get ready for school!  New backpacks, school supplies and/or gift cards are needed to provide back to school support to low income children. Being well prepared for school makes a big difference!  Whatever you can do to help will be appreciated.