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.

get there

The next PROJECT CONNECT event will be held on October 15th, 2014 from noon until 4 P.M.

Location: Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI MAP

Shuttle Buses

Free will be provided and a schedule will be posted here as information becomes available.

Bus Passes

Kalamazoo Metro Transit line #10 Comstock stops at the County Expo Center & Fairgrounds.  Download a #10 schedule.  Visit the Metro Transit website.

PROJECT CONNECT is not offering bus passes for the Metro System for this event. If you need assistance because of a disability, please contact Pam Burpee at projectconenctdirector@haltpoverty.org.