Invest in Our Kids.
Invest in the Future.
Your Giving Goes a Long Way
Your investment in The Drop-In Learning Center can make a real difference. We rely on donations from individuals and organizations to help fund our programs. By giving your time or resources you'll be able to positively impact our youth, their families, our community, and the services and activities we provide throughout the year.
Help us spread the word --- and invite someone from The Drop-In Learning Center to speak to your school, civic club, business staff, or community organizations. Some of our volunteers are parents, teachers, high school students, college students and representatives that hail from small and large organizations.
Volunteers make our dreams a reality
Year after year, day after day, volunteers are very much part of our everyday life. In order to provide the highest quality services possible, we depend on the commitment of a strong corps of dedicated volunteers.
Benefits of Volunteering:
As you share your time, talents and skills in this partnership, we hope you will also recognize the many benefits that are available to you:
• Develop an understanding, knowledge and appreciation of children.
• Gain valuable experience.
• Make use of your talents and abilities.
• Accumulate new skills.
• Explore career possibilities.
• Confront community issues.
• Improve your communication skills.
• Acquire reference letters.
• Cultivate new friendships.
There are many ways to give. Here are a few of our favorite things.
Gift cards for grocery stores (preferably Stop & Shop or Shop Rite), Wal-Mart, Target, etc.
Gas cards for youth and their families in need
Winter clothing (jackets, coats, mittens, hats, boots)
School supplies: paper,pencils,pens, notebooks, binders
Arts and crafts supplies- Markers,crayons, paint, clay, construction paper
Office Supplies-Paper, envelopes, paper clips, folders, sticky notes
However, we are unable to accept the following donations:
Previously owned stuffed animals
Previously owned pillows and bedding
Opened toiletries (i.e. lotions, soaps, shaving cream, etc.)
Opened cleaning supplies
Broken furniture and toys
National Geographic magazines
Reader's Digest condensed books
Water stained, mildewed or coverless books
Clothing that is soiled, stained or ripped
Computers more than 4 years old
Oh the possibilities.
Help us spread the word --- and invite someone from The Drop-In Learning Center to speak to your school, civic club, business staff, or community organizations.
Donate By Phone: (860) 442-4466
Please call us directly to provide your billing information.
Donate By Mail:
Contributions may be made by mailing a check or by your choice of payment along with a donation form to:
The Drop-In Learning Center
New London, CT 06320
Giving is easy online. Just click the button below to donate via PayPal:
You can now send payments/donations using our Cash App
Contributions to The Drop-In Learning Center a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3)of the IRS code, are deductible for computing income and estate taxes.