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  • Community Oct 17, 2023

    Boxes to Boots Operation Cares 2023

    Join in the mission to help put together care packages for our troops serving overseas this holiday season!

  • closer to free Aug 8, 2023

    Closer to Free Ride returns Sept. 9

    NBC and Telemundo Connecticut are proud sponsors of the 13th Annual Closer to Free Ride. On Saturday, September 9, at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, we’ll showcase our solidarity with our community and ride together to raise funds to support patient care and research at the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. You can get involved too and&#8...
  • Hartford Jun 8, 2023

    Hartford Taste to return bigger and better than ever

    Summer is approaching quickly, and the temperatures are rising as we prepare for the return of Hartford Taste! NBC and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to be the exclusive television sponsor of the Hartford Taste and share their passion for celebrating the diversity in our local food, music, and culture. Join us at Constitution Plaza in Hartford on ...
  • pride May 16, 2023

    Middletown PrideFEST Returns For 5th Consecutive Year

    NBC CT, Telemundo Connecticut, and Comcast are proud to be the exclusive media partners of Middletown PrideFEST during Pride Month! This year the outstanding event will be celebrating its 5th anniversary. The highly successful event was established in 2019 to bring visibility and recognition to the city’s LGBTQIA2S+ citizens, and since then h...
  • May 11, 2023

    Hit a Home Run for Patients in Need During Our Blood Drive

    We need you to be an all-star for patients in need this May! Join us for one of our state’s largest one-day blood drives, presented by NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Hartford Yard Goats, and the American Red Cross.  The blood drive will be held on Thursday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Dunkin’ Park in Hartford. This&#...
  • Make-A-Wish Mar 7, 2023

    NBC & Telemundo Connecticut Miles For Smiles Fulfilling Wishes For Over a Decade

    NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut present Miles for Smiles! For over a decade we have fulfilled travel wishes for deserving Make-A-Wish kids in Connecticut. Thanks to your ongoing support, we have collected over 32.5 million airline miles to help Make-A-Wish fulfill many of their wish kids’ travel wishes! We look forward to presenting...
  • Windsor Locks Feb 7, 2023

    Paws to Planes Event at New England Air Museum Saturday

    Leaps & Bones introduce a unique, family-friendly event coming to the New England Air Museum on Saturday, February 11, 2023.  The Paws to Planes event will feature three local animal shelters with many furry friends for you to meet and consider adopting. The event will include local artisans, live music, and food vendors.  The New England Air M...
  • Jan 12, 2023

    Resolve to Help Others in 2023 and Join Us For Our Blood Drive Today

    In the new year, make a resolution that can help save a life. Give a patient in need the opportunity to celebrate new beginnings by donating blood at our annual NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, and Hartford Yard Goats New Years’ Blood Drive in partnership with the American Red Cross. Join us on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, from 9 a.m. to&#...
  • toy drive Dec 3, 2022

    NBC & Telemundo Connecticut Hold Annual Toy Drive Dec. 3 at Winterfest in Hartford

    NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, and Comcast are Connecting You to Joy during our annual toy drive! Join us on Saturday, December 3, at a brand-new location — Winterfest Hartford in Bushnell Park! We will be there from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. collecting new, unwrapped toys. All donations will be received by the Marines as part of their Toy f...
  • Winterfest Nov 21, 2022

    Winterfest Returns to Bushnell Park in Hartford

    NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, and Comcast are Connecting You to Joy during Winterfest Hartford! From November 25 through January 8, Hartford’s Bushnell Park will be alive with winter activities and free fun for the entire family. Come to Downtown Hartford and enjoy free outdoor ice skating all week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Skate rentals are...
  • Nov 5, 2022

    Boxes to Boots Volunteers Make 1,200+ Care Packages for Soldiers Overseas

    Our troops overseas will feel our support this holiday season.  Thanks to volunteers and our generous NBC Connecticut viewers, 1,204 care packages were wrapped and shipped off to our heroes Saturday.   It’s all part an effort dedicated to thanking the men and women who serve.  It’s a simple mission with a profound im...
  • Connecticut Oct 7, 2022

    ‘Legacy Gaming' Leave A Legacy Charity Event for Connecticut Children's

    On October 22, local YouTube channel ‘Legacy Gaming’ will host a charity event and live stream at GameCraft Arcade and Bar in Southington to benefit the Family Resource Center within Connecticut Children’s.

  • Community Oct 31, 2022

    Boxes to Boots Operation Cares 2022

    Join in the mission to help put together care packages for our troops serving overseas this holiday season!

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