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The sun is shining! What better time than now to plan for 2020? If you're considering solar, take Trinity Solar for a spin! For every initial consultation, Trinity Solar will give Operation Hope $100! Raise money to help improve our homes for our clients and save money on your home! Call 800-655-2500 to schedule an appointment or click here.

Sneaker drive! Please consider donating your gently used sneakers for the Soup Kitchen guests at the Bridgeport Islamic Community Center (former United Congregational Church, Bridgeport). There are over 80 requests for clean, gently used sneakers for men, women and children. Please drop off at 877 Park Avenue, Bridgeport by December 12! Thank you for helping our neighbors in need!

It's Cyber Monday! If you're shopping on Amazon, it's super easy to support Operation Hope! Simply click here or go to smile.amazon.com and select "Operation Hope of Fairfield Inc" as your charity of choice. 0.5% of eligible purchases will be donated to help us end hunger and end homelessness right here at home. And please use this link to shop throughout the holiday season! Every little bit counts! Thank you!

Here at Operation Hope, we are deeply thankful for YOU and for being part of such a generous, giving and loving community. For more than thirty years, you have embraced us and supported our efforts to end hunger and end homelessness right here at home. Thank you for keeping those most in need in your heart today and everyday. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and blessed Thanksgiving.

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Join us this morning for Chip's annual Thanksgiving Day breakfast to benefit Operation Hope's efforts to end hunger and end homelessness. The breakfast runs 6am-11am, and $12/person includes 2 pancakes, 2 eggs, 2 pieces of sausage or bacon and coffee or tea. No reservations required. Chip's staff and management are generously donating their time and energy to support this effort, and we would love for you to do the same. We hope to see you there!

Who's in for a good, old fashioned football rivalry on Thanksgiving AND helping feed our neighbors in need? Come on by the annual Fairfield Warde High School vs Fairfield Ludlowe High School Thanksgiving Day football game, 10:30am at Warde. Please consider bringing non perishables (cash donations & gift cards accepted!) to help stock our Food Pantry shelves. Thank you to sponsors Ludlowe and Warde Football, Warde Gridiron, Mustangs CARE and SASO. Give THANKS and HOPE!

Today is the last chance to sponsor a table at Chip's annual Thanksgiving Day breakfast to benefit Operation Hope's efforts to end hunger and end homelessness, one neighbor at a time. Chip's staff and management are generously donating their time and energy to support this effort, and we would love for you to do the same. SPONSOR a TABLE for JUST $50. Business/family names and logos will be displayed on each table at the event and in the Fairfield restaurant through December. Contact Paula Morthanos at pmorthanos@operationhopect.org to sponsor a table!

Shopping on Amazon? Be sure to shop on Amazon Smile and support Operation Hope! 0.5% of eligible purchases will be donated to Operation Hope. Simply click here. And while you're on Amazon, we welcome purchases to help stock our Food Pantry! Click bit.ly/oh-amazon-pantry-wish-list to shop. Thank you!

We at Operation Hope welcome everyone back to school here in Fairfield and in the surrounding community! To our many friends in the various nursery, elementary, middle and high schools and beyond, and to all teachers and school staff, we are grateful to you every day for reaching out a hand to help our neighbors in need. By collecting non-perishable food items, toiletries, diapers and socks, preparing meals and donating money, you remind our Food Pantry and housing clients that someone cares. This year, may you have terrific teachers, wonderful friends and a super school year in every way possible!

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Our deepest thanks to Stop & Shop for its recent donation of $1,000! The Villa Ave store in Fairfield donated its $1,000 retailer selling bonus from the sale of a $100,000 Cash5 lottery ticket from the June 25 drawing to Operation Hope.