Bringing a heart to the homeless

Willimantic - posted Nov, 01 2013

WILLIMANTIC - In honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, several students from Eastern Connecticut State University will be hosting the event, Bringing a Heart to the Homeless. This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16, from noon to 4 p.m., at the No Freeze Homeless Shelter, 1110 Main St., Willimantic. Light refreshments will be offered and donations, in the form of winter coats and accessories such as mittens, hats and boots, will be accepted, to help keep the homeless warm in the upcoming winter months. New England-based singer-songwriters, husband and wife team, The Wards will perform a mix of acoustic rock, blues and folk music, and host an open mic from 2 to 4 p.m., along with other area artists. The public is encouraged to come and support this important cause. Please contact Ann Scafidi at 860-985-2672 for more information about this event.

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