Happening In:


A community outreach event that provides free backpacks, school supplies, food, entertainment, and much more.


Contact Olivia Dudley at ODudley@WaterburyYouthServices.org


Special thanks to our sponsors:


Connecticut Community Foundation Logo


We are very grateful to the following companies and individuals for their book bag and school supply donations:

United Way of Greater Waterbury
First Congregational Church of Cheshire
Waterbury Hospital
Savings Bank of Danbury
Jenna Landmon
Mill Plain Union Church Outreach Fund

This year’s theme is Walk For Success. We've organized nearly 50 community non-profits and local businesses to line the park’s walkway to show Waterbury families the range of resources available to help them succeed at school and at home.   Vendors include:

Acts 4 Ministry, Inc

Alderman George Noujaim

Alpha and Omega Christian Academy

Annie C Courtney Fdn

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury

Children To Children

Chosen Generation Student Ministry

CT Air National Guard


Donate Life New England

Entercom Hartford

Family Care Visiting Nurse


Girls Inc

Girls Scouts of CT

Health 360

HOT 93.7

Madre Latina Inc

Mattatuck Museum

National Federation of The Blind

New England Donor Services

New Opportunities

NorthWest Medical Home Support Center




Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

Staywell / Smilebuilders

Staywell Health Clinic

TD Bank

The Fitness Fury X-Perience

US Census Bureau


Waterbury Bridge To Success

Waterbury Family Focus Partnership

Waterbury Health Department

Waterbury Health Dept. Positive Parenting Prog.

Waterbury Hospital Community Programs

Waterbury Knights

Waterbury Office of Early Childhood-School Readiness

Waterbury Public Schools

Waterbury Public Schools/ FACE Center

Waterbury Recycling

Waterbury YMCA

Wellmore Behavioral Health

WYS- General Information

WYS-After School Programs

WYS-Safe Place

Zimmerman Foundation