Welcome to PROJECT CONNECT!



PROJECT CONNECT is an annual event that connects individuals & families to free on-site community services, including:
  • children’s & parenting services
  • employment & education
  • financial & legal
  • health and medical screenings
  • housing & food assistance
  • personal (haircuts, seasonal)
PROJECT CONNECT is free – including shuttles, entertainment, and lunch!

PROJECT CONNECT needs around 300 volunteers sharing their time, energy, and knowledge at each event.

PROJECT CONNECT reaches between 600-1000 attendees per event.

Everyone is welcome at PROJECT CONNECT!

The next PROJECT CONNECT will be held on October 15th, 2013 from noon until 4 o'clock at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center. Registration for volunteers and service providers will open soon.

Click here to check out archived media coverage of previous events.


Thursday, September 15, 2011

Project Connect November Wishlist

NEW UNOPENED ITEMS or GENTLY WORN DRYCLEANED COATS, PLEASE! To host a drive email Pam at: priresources@haltpoverty.org or call her at 269.615.2001.

Baby Items:
  • Baby oil/lotion
  • Diapers
  • Rash cream
  • Wipes
Cleaning Items:
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Sponges
Personal Care Products:
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Lotion
  • Razors
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving cream
  • Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Vaseline
Pet Care Items:
  • Cat Food
  • Cat Litter
  • Dog Food
Winter Gear (adults and children):
  • Coats (may be gently worn & drycleaned)
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Mittens
  • Scarves
  • Socks