WISH TREE PROJECT AGENCIES
that we so generously support each year.
- Alberta Manor
Alberta Manor is a 30 bed Residential Care Home that cares for those who need supervised care due to physical or mental disabilities. These residents are most grateful for our gifts each Christmas as these are often their only gifts. They never ask for much as their needs are simple. Toiletries and snacks are all they wish for.
- Covenant to Care
This is a faith based organization that helps children in the Hartford area who are victims of neglect and or abuse. They work with churches and social services to provide safe homes for theses vulnerable children. Your Wish Tree donation will help make a child’s Christmas a bit brighter this year.
- Hands on Hartford
Hands on Hartford is a social service nonprofit organization that serves Hartford’s most economically challenged residents in the areas of food, housing, and health.
Founded in 1969 as Center City Churches, the agency has had a longstanding commitment to providing respectful, comprehensive services with help from volunteers and community partnerships. Located in the city’s south-end , their current services reach thousands of people annually and include:
- providing community meals, Food Pantries, and the Backpack Nutrition Program for individuals, children, and families facing food insecurity.
- providing safe and affordable housing and related support services for folks living with complex health issues (including for those living with HIV/AIDS).
- Interval House
Founded in 1977, Interval House is the largest agency in the state of Connecticut dedicated to ending domestic violence. From its inception in the basement of a Hartford church by women who wanted to help those who were suffering in silence, Interval House has long been committed to empowering its clients, providing a nurturing and encouraging environment for victims to heal and acquire the tools to move on. Interval House offers immediate and compassionate support to about 4,500 victims of domestic violence per year in 24 cities and towns both East and West of the Connecticut River—all at no charge.
- Marshall House
In Greater Hartford, The Salvation Army has been working with families and single women who are homeless for over 40 years. In 1974, the organization opened a 12-bed shelter for families and single women who were homeless.
This Family Shelter , named Marshall House, provides 27 beds to families and individual women 365 days per year. The families and women that reside in the family shelter are able to reside there until permanent housing is secured. Residents receive access to case management, laundry facilities, and 3 meals and a snack each day.
- Mercy Center
The Mercy Housing and Shelter located in the south end of Hartford has been serving people and transforming lives for 35 years. This past year they served nearly 5,000 people who were homeless or at serious risk of becoming homeless . They provided housing units to 150 adults and 20 children , and served 105,230 meals. Their programs include:
- St Elizabeth House- The
- Residence at St Mary Home
- Community Respite
- Mercy House
- Veterans program
- Short Term Recovery Housing
- Supportive Housing
Our Christmas gifts help give men, women and children, clothing and household goods to assist them in rebuilding their lives.
- Saint Martin de Porres
- Saint Maria de la Riena
- South Park Inn
- Women’s League
- Wethersfield town Social Service
Would you help us to give these worthy groups a very Blessed Christmas by making
a monetary donation to
Social Action Committee at Christ The King Parish?
Call MJ Densmore if you have questions or would prefer to give gifts.
God Bless You