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Volunteer

Marty C.

Marty has been volunteering with New Haven Reads  for about 7 years. Marty decided to start volunteering after hearing about NHR  through the Yale Club of New Haven. To him, New Haven Reads sounded like a very rewarding… Read More

Helena N.

Helena has been tutoring at Bristol Street and online for about 4 years. She began her journey at New Haven Reads in the spring of 2018. “I wanted to give back to the community and I was excited… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Isabella V.

Isabella has been a volunteer at Bristol Street for eight months. She began her journey at New Haven Reads as an intern for her Psychology program at the University of New Haven. “I chose New Haven Reads because… Read More

Keriany O.

Keriany has been a volunteer at Science Park, Willow and Bristol street for 7 months. She discovered and started this journey with New Haven Reads as a volunteer at our Science Park location in the fall of 2021…. Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kavita I.

Kavita has been volunteering for four years at the Bristol street site. She started volunteering in the fall of 2017, right after she moved to New Haven. She became a volunteer because she wanted to help children overcome… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Gabrielle F.

Gabrielle, known as “Gabby,” has been a volunteer at Science park for almost two years. She began volunteering at NHR in February of 2020, just prior to the pandemic. Gabby decided to volunteer at New Haven Reads due… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie S.

Melanie has been tutoring at the Willow for about four and a half years. She found NHR in early 2017, while looking for ways to engage in positive activities. The students are what keeps her coming back. “I… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan B.

Susan Burlingame has been tutoring at the Dixwell site for about one year. She started in early 2020, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New Haven Reads had transitioned to a distance learning format. Susan began tutoring… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley C.

Shirley Cavanagh has been tutoring at the Bristol site for almost five years. As a librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), she enjoyed helping students utilize resources for their undergraduate papers and graduate theses. She described herself… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kristy W.

Kristy White started tutoring at the Science Park site in May of 2021. She is a high school girl’s tennis coach, and describes herself  as a huge health and wellness geek. She discovered New Haven Reads when a… Read More