Let the sun shine down on the Aston family as they save money, go green and do good! Thank you to the Astons of Fairfield for choosing to go solar through the Operation Hope/Trinity Solar fundraiser. $1,000 is going to make a big difference for our clients and they are saving money on their utility bill. Call 800-655-2500 or click here to sign up for a no-commit consultation! And simply for a consultation, Trinity will donate $100 to Operation Hope!

One week from tomorrow, on February 27, is Fairfield County's Community Foundation's annual Giving Day! Give where you live and support Operation Hope's efforts to end hunger and end homelessness during this 24 hour campaign. Please consider supporting Operation Hope and its mission of ending hunger and homelessness, one person at a time, by participating in Giving Day. Click here and donate a minimum of $10 on February 27. Thank you!

Our Amazon Food Pantry Wish List makes it quick and easy for you to help feed and care for our neighbors in need! Thanks to generous donors Deborah Marcos, Regina Boto, Regina Moreno, Andrea Pecoriello and friends for these much needed items. Keep them coming, food and personal care items are flying off our shelves! Please take a minute and purchase a few items from our wish list; they'll be sent directly to our Food Pantry and given to our clients. Shop on Amazon here! Thank you!

Valentine's Day is a day to honor and cherish those we love, and we love you. We wanted to express how grateful we are to be part of such a giving and caring community. Thank you for the kindness you show our neighbors in need every day.

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Brrrr, it's going to be cold the next few days ❄️❄️❄️ Governor Lamont has issued a Severe Cold Weather Protocol, in effect Friday, Feb 14, 12pm through Saturday, Feb 15, 12pm. If you or someone you know is in urgent need of a place to keep warm, find your nearest warming center here or by calling 2-1-1. Stay warm and safe!

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In November, the Horseshoe Cafe​ hosted its 7th annual “Horseshoes for Hope” music series and month-long food drive to benefit Operation Hope. Our most sincere thanks to the Horseshoe management & staff, friends, local musicians - The Name Droppers, Brian & Vera, Kurt & Helen Band, Snakeskin Boots, Heavy Cream and all the open mic folks - and live music supporters who banded together for four nights of wonderful live music, raising $750 in cash donations and collecting approx. 750 lbs of non-perishable food to feed our neighbors in need during the Thanksgiving and December holidays.

Hunger doesn't take a break for Presidents' Day. If you're out grocery shopping this holiday weekend (or away and have access to ordering on Amazon), please take a moment to help us feed and care for our neighbors in need. Drop off at our pantry M-F, 9am-5pm at 636 Old Post Road or simply shop our Amazon Wish List and send directly to us at bit.ly/oh-amazon-pantry-wish-list. Thank you!

Cooking to build a community of love! It’s wonderful to see some of our younger helpers making the world a better place. Our most heartfelt thanks to the Levin and Kuhr families of Fairfield for making 48 gift bags of baked treats and 28 chocolate puddings to sweeten the day for some of our neighbors in need. Even the smallest of actions can make a big difference in someone’s day.

We treasure our littlest volunteers! On an almost monthly basis, the Horne family of Fairfield makes bagged lunches for our clients to grab on the way to work. In January, the family made 25 lunches with turkey and cheese sandwiches, apples, granola bars and flavored seltzer. Plus, the kids included kindness notes in each bag. Thank you for ensuring our neighbors in need have something healthy and filling to eat for lunch, Horne family! And if you’d like to provide bagged lunches, send Volunteer Program Manager Donna Schmidt an email at dschmidt@operationhopect.org. Thank you!

Last weekend's Taste of Fairfield WinterFest was a great way to beat the winter blues! Our deepest thanks to Fairfield Magazine / TownVibe for making Operation Hope its charity partner of the event!