Our mission: Our mission, facilitated by the generosity of volunteers, is to provide comfort and assistance as needed, to those within the Unitarian Society of Hartford community.
Helping us to be a Caring Community
“There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
“Service is nothing but love in work clothes.” ~ Anonymous
“Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it.” ~ Gandhi
Who We Are
We are a network of volunteers who are available upon request to all members and friends in our congregation. We perform our activities in communication with the ministers.
What We Do
- With sufficient notice, we can be in touch with people on a regular basis or when support is most needed with cards, phone calls, or visits.
- Arrange for transportation to services and medical appointments
- We will visit at home, in a hospital, or in a nursing facility.
- We can arrange for meals to be delivered.
You are not alone.
Contacting the Network:
If you or someone you know needs our care, call Janice Newton at 860.212.6923 or email janicecnewton(at symbol)gmail.com. ; Information will be kept confidential.
We continue to Welcome and Appreciate Volunteers. If you are interested, please contact a member of the Caring Network.
Members of the Caring Network Committee are responsible for each of the service areas covered by the network:
- Food distribution
- Comfort Shawl Ministry