Come and join us in our mission to empower and energize our communities. There are so many ways to give to Billings Forge Community Works. Donate online, by mail to 227 Lawrence St. 2nd Fl. Hartford, CT 06106, or through our many other ways to donate. We’ve made it easy to help in ways that work for you.
Other Ways to Give
Dine at Our Cafes or Use Our Catering
We make giving delicious. Proceeds from our cafes and catering business support Billings Forge Community Works. We invite you to join us for a meal or to cater your next event.
Become a Monthly Donor
Join a special group of monthly donors whose recurring gifts will bring opportunities for personal success and family stability to hundreds of households each year in Frog Hollow and the Hartford community.
Make a One Time Gift
Food is the tool we use to empower. With your donation, we will use food to change lives, build community and create opportunities.
Attend our Annual Farm to Table Dinner
Come support Billings Forge Community Works and the transformation occurring in our community. Taste the spectacular food and wine, network with friends, and give back locally. Learn more and buy tickets.
Consider a tribute in honor of a birthday, anniversary, a wedding, or a special event in the life of your family and friends.
Make a Memorial Gift
Honor a loved one’s legacy by making a gift in their memory to support hope and transformation for Hartford’s children and families.
Become a Sponsor
Part urban garden, part restaurant, part oasis for youth, Billings Forge Community Works nourishes an entire community. We invite you to become a partner in our efforts to use the wonders of food to nourish our neighbors and provide them with opportunity.
Sponsorship opportunities include:
Corporate Matching Gift
Did you know your gift could be matched dollar for dollar by your employer? Thousands of people at more than 1,000 companies have had their gifts matched by their employers.
Please contact your employer for availability and information on their matching gift program and double your impact!
You can support Billings Forge Community Works by naming us as a recipient of a workplace campaign contribution with your employer.
You may write in Billings Forge Community Works as one of your designated charities and your gift will be forwarded to us by United Way.
Sponsor a Culinary Trainee
Make lasting change in a family’s life where barriers to stable employment have been discouraging.
$7,000 pays for one adult to complete our 12-week culinary training program and receive career support to obtain a job. Our program has a greater than 80% success rate in achieving meaningful and life changing employment for our trainees and their families.
Leave a legacy of hope and transformation. Through a simple memorandum, called a codicil, you can leave a provision for Billings Forge Community Works. You can fund your planned gift with cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, CD’s/CDs, and even real estate.
Donating a planned gift to Billings Forge Community Works allows you to strengthen and build valuable programs that remove barriers to employment, food access, and empowerment that will transform lives for generations to come.