You Can Help Make A Difference


Together, we can give our youth a BRIGHTER Future! Please support our programs and services by making a tax deductible donation through our secure online connection.

Volunteer Your Time & Talents or Mentor a Youth

By sharing their time and talents, volunteers not only help improve their communities but also gain satisfaction from contributing a part of themselves towards making a difference. Waterbury Youth Services offers many volunteer opportunities. Please click here for more information.

We also welcome corporate and other groups seeking service opportunities. In one afternoon, a motivated group can transform a program space or engage a group of children on a special activity

Sponsor Our Events

Waterbury Youth Services holds several annual fundraising events and offers many sponsorship opportunities. By partnering with us for one of these events, you are not only promoting your business to a targeted audience but you are demonstrating your company’s commitment to the future of our youth. For more information, contact Monica at (203)573-0264x319.

Help Grow Our Tree

Purchase a leaf or sponsor our Giving Tree trunk and become part of our permanent legacy! We invite you to add your name, the name of a loved one, or your business to our Giving Tree display. Not only will you be helping local youth, you will become a permanent part of our building’s welcoming decor recognizing our donors. >Learn More

Shoprite For Education Program

Waterbury Youth Services is participating in the ShopRite For Education Program. ShopRite For Education Program gives over $200,000 in free educational equipment and supplies to support local youth. There is no cost to participate in this program and it does not impact any store credits or perks earned on your Price Plus Card. Its easy to sign up! Just go to ShopRite For Education and enter your Price Plus Card number and code 36871 for Waterbury Youth Services. The program will help us earn much needed educational equipment and supplies for our youth.

Round Up With Rite Aid Foundation KidsCents Program

Imagine the change your change could make!

Waterbury Youth Services is an approved KidsCents charity! The KidCents program allows Rite Aid customers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate their change to help support "kid"-focused charities. Simply sign up online at KidsCents with your wellness+ with Plenti membership and choose Waterbury Youth Services as your approved charity. Every purchase you make and round up will help youth in our community have a chance for a better life and brighter future.

Shop AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Waterbury Youth Services every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our Agency. Just choose Waterbury Youth Services as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving is a highly personal way to invest in the future of our youth. A planned gift may be in the form of a bequest in a last will and testament, a charitable trust, a life insurance policy, a remainder gift from a retirement plan, a charitable gift annuity or an IRA rollover. Supporting Waterbury Youth Services in this manner may be an excellent way of benefiting your personal financial needs, estate and tax planning, as well as guaranteeing that Waterbury Youth Services can continue to offer programs and services to future generations of youth in our community.