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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

New Haven Reads Recognize Volunteers with Fleece Jackets

Written by: Isaiah Cunningham, NHR Tutor and intern. New Haven Reads is showing their gratitude and appreciation to the volunteers who have continuously supported New Haven Reads and our goal of developing a community of confident readers and… 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: Barbara R.

Barbara Ross has been volunteering at the Book Bank on Bristol Street for four years. Back in 2017 she began the process of looking for volunteer work, and soon after was referred to NHR by a friend who… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Jan C.

Jan has been volunteering at the Dixwell site in early 2020. She began working with students just prior to the pandemic. It was a new experience for her and the students, but she has continued to tutor throughout… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah D.

Sarah has been volunteering at the Dixwell site for since September 2020. Sarah started volunteering because she wanted to give back to her new community after moving here in 2019. She loves being involved and has always had… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynda P.

Lynda Paul has been volunteering at Bristol Street for over four months. In December of 2020 she was adamant about finding volunteer work to make a difference in others’ lives. She has had a lifelong passion for reading… Read More