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Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Ryan R.

Ryan Ritraj volunteers at the Dixwell site for New Haven Reads, and has been tutoring with them for four years. His sister taught him how to read as a boy, and he still remembers how it felt to… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Robin H.

Robin has been tutoring with New Haven Reads for four years now, at Willow Street. She heard about NHR from a friend who is an author who had been tutoring for years and loved it. She decided that… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Ilana K.

Ilana K. has been tutoring for three years for New Haven Reads at Bristol Street. She had just moved to New Haven after finishing graduate school, and was looking for ways to give back to the community and meet… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynne K.

Lynne Krupa had been volunteering with a local literacy nonprofit for years, and she loved every minute of it. However, those volunteer hours were missing something that she felt was extremely important: direct interactions with children. One of… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Denise T.

Some people have a passion that they find early in life and maintain forever. For Denise Terry, tutoring is that passion. While attending Albertus Magnus College, Denise tutored students at a Catholic elementary school. During two of her… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin M.

Years ago, Kevin McCarthy was contacted by a family who needed his help. Their kid had not yet learned to read, and he was struggling. Kevin immediately agreed to work with the student. He remembers the experience fondly…. Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Seungju H.

Seungju H Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Location: Bristol Street Years Tutoring: 8 months When and why did you first start volunteering at NHR?                                         … Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Month

NHR Volunteer Video

We want to say THANK You to our volunteers! April is National Volunteer month and our NHR team made a video for our volunteers to thank them for all they do! With out them our program wouldn’t be… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Myana M.

Learn why Myana first started volunteering with NHR’s tutoring program and what impact it’s had on her.

Volunteer Spotlight: Juandiego C.

NHR tutoring volunteer

Name: Juandiego C. Volunteer Location: Willow Street Years Volunteered: >1 When and why did you first start volunteering with NHR? I started volunteering with NHR in February of this year. What prompted me to volunteer was seeing a NHR flyer… Read More