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Trumbull Community Women’s membership covers a wide spectrum of ages, lifestyles, occupations, and different stages of life. But we come together with a mutual goal: to reach beyond ourselves and find the time to give back to this town we all love. The friendships that have developed among our members because of this spirit is one of the best things about belonging to the club.
Trumbull Community Women is actively seeking volunteers 18 and over who reside in Trumbull or a nearby community. The non-profit organization sponsors and participates in numerous local events including; the Children’s Creative Center tent at Trumbull’s Arts Festival; a Veteran’s Day celebration breakfast; Tidy-Up Trumbull, free document shredding, food drives and more. Community involvement also includes holiday baskets for a local family in need. For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Click on the link below to see a video about Trumbull Community Women is involved with.
Letters from Santa or Frosty the Snowman
Letters that were designated to be postmarked “North Pole” have been mailed to Anchorage, Alaska. We are still accepting letter requests that will be mailed locally. The deadline for locally mailed letters is December 14. Letters from Santa or Frosty
Trumbull Community Women Giving Tree
Trumbull Community Women will be collecting socks for women, men and children starting October 1 until April 1 at the Trumbull Library.
Recently Completed Projects
Community Diaper Drive
In conjunction with the Trumbull Rotary we collected 10,000 diapers that were distributed to Trumbull Social Services, Mercy Learning Center, the Bridgeport Rescue mission and Nourish Bridgeport.
Veteran’s Day Breakfast
Trumbull Community Women again hosted the annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast on November 11 at Trumbull High School. Veterans arrived between 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for coffee and refreshments in the corridor outside the auditorium. The ceremony began at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium.
We had a very successful day with a steady flow of about 100 cars and many generous donations.
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Trumbull Community, the Food Drive benefiting the Trumbull Food Pantry at the Stop & Shop was a great success. We filled three cars with food and also received cash that was converted to Stop & Shop gift certificates.
The Food Drive at the Bridgeport Stop & Shop benefiting the Mercy Learning Center on September 21 was again a success thanks to the generosity of the community and the help of TCW volunteers for the day. We collected a large amount of food along with $200 in Stop & Shop gift cards.
Trumbull Arts Festival
TCW again hosted the Children’s Creative Arts Tent on September 15. It was a very good turnout with many fun crafts for the children.
Children’s Clothing Drive
Our first clothing drive was held on Saturday, August 24th, to benefit Bridgeport Rescue Mission. As usual the Trumbull community was very generous with their donations.
Community Service Scholarship Award
The winner of the scholarship is Regina Misercola who was chosen for her excellent work in community service. We wish her luck as she moves on to Southern Connecticut State University in the Fall.
Our Spring 2019 Shred-It day was a success!! We held the event on April 13th at the Trumbull Nature Center from 9-1. The day was slow but somewhat steady and all attendees were very appreciative and generous with their donations. We counted 150 cars.
Although Tidy-Up was rained out on April 20, several groups managed to do their cleanup on other days. So a big thank you to: IMPACT, Cub Scout Pack 167 and Boy Scout Troop 167, The Trumbull Democratic Town Committee, The Girl Scouts, Ken Martin, The Nature and Arts Center, Heather DeLude and husband and Julie Howes. We will hope for better weather next year.
Meeting with the First Selectman
Debi Miller, President of Trumbull Community Women, met with Vickie Tessoro, First Selectman of Trumbull, to discuss social services and the schools. Debi shared with Vickie the projects that Trumbull Community Women is currently working on and advised that if she hears of a need, we are the group to call on to help. Also at the meeting was Sandra Weiner, Secretary of the Club.
Who Are Our Officers?
Elections for officers are held in April. Click here to see our current slate. Visit our calendar and see what we’ve done and what we plan for this year’s schedule. Trumbull Community Women is affiliated with the Connecticut Junior Women’s Club. To learn more about the state club and other Junior Women’s clubs throughout Connecticut, visit the CJW website at www.cjw.org.