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HERE SINCE 1884. The Open Hearth’s primary goal is to help homeless men enhance their capacity for self-help, self-respect and dignity, and to achieve their full potential as responsible citizens of Greater Hartford and Connecticut.

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YOUR PRESENCE MATTERS

Without volunteers, The Hearth would be unable to provide the scope of services we offer.

WE HAVE A WISH LIST

We need you and what you can bring to us: Gift cards for clients Wal-Mart and Dunkin Donuts, Flash drives for resume storing, Backpacks, work boots, new shoes, winter coats, hats and gloves, thermal underwear, fitted twin size sheets, towles and toiletries.

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Our Mission

Our men and a life worth living: we provide the necessary tools to those willing to construct that life.

Our Programs

From a jail cell or tent in the woods, our residents are helped to recovery and employment.

Latest News

Why is the Open Hearth talking about tomatoes, tarragon and employment fairs?

Our Shop

From our hearth to yours: quality firewood and mulch. Order and schedule delivery here.

Ways to Support

No time or money? Open your heart and then open your car trunk, and fill it with our firewood.

Volunteer

We need your expertise and the commitment to share it- in our house, classrooms, and fundraising events.

Events

Join us for an evening of fun, food and dancing in support of The Open Hearth Association.

Donate

Provide. Give. Bestow. These words shimmer with possibility for our men, as do the actions of our donors.

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