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Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Call 860-676-2323 or click here to contact us online.

  • Q: What is Gifts of Love's Mission?

    To learn more about Gifts of Love's Mission, visit the Mission Page.

  • Q: How can I get involved?

    There are several ways you can get involved, from volunteering to cash donations. To find out how you can help, visit our About page, Make a Difference page, Programs page and our Drives & Events page. You can also make a secure online donation by clicking here.

  • Q: How can I get help?

    Gifts of Love has several programs designed to help people going through financial crisis. Please visit our Clients page and our Programs page to find out more about our programs. You can also submit any questions you may have through our Contact Us page or by calling the office at 860-676-2323.

  • Q: How is Gifts of Love funded?

    Gifts of Love is funded through the generosity of individuals like you. You can help fund Gifts of Love through cash donations and by participating in our annual fundraising events. Visit our Donations page to learn more about how your cash donations support Gifts of Love's programs.

  • Q: Are your financial records open to the public?

  • Q: How can I donate money?

    You can make secure online cash donations through Groundspring at any time by clicking on Donate Now button at the top of the page. You can also mail in your cash donations to:

    Gifts of Love
    34 East Main Street
    Avon CT 06001

    Gifts of Love is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency and all cash donations are tax deductible. Visit the Make a Difference page and the Donations page to learn more about donating cash and other ways you can support Gifts of Love.

  • Q: How can I donate good used clothes in season?

    Donated items can be brought to our location in Old Avon Village. Visit the Our Location page for a map and directions. Please visit the Make a Difference page and the Critical Needs page to learn more about Gifts of Love's current needs.

  • Q: How do you keep you overhead so low?

    Gifts of Love depends largely on the donation of time and services from people in the community. In 2016, 14,663 hours of service was donated by 556 volunteers to help Gifts of Love and the Community Farm of Simsbury meet their objectives. Our About Us page, Make a Difference and Volunteer pages give more information on how volunteers help us keep overhead low.

  • Q: What is your history?

    Gifts of Love was founded in 1989 by people caring for other people, and has been helping people through financial crisis ever since. Learn more about Gifts of Love's history, mission and community services on the History page and the About Gifts of Love page.

  • Q: What sort of programs do you offer?

    Our programs are primarily focused on meeting basic needs of families experiencing temporary financial crisis. To learn more about our programs, please visit the Programs page and Clients page.

  • Q: Where are you located?

    Gifts of Love is located at 34 East Main Street, Avon. For directions, mailing address and phone numbers, please visit Our Location page.

 
 
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