Burzenski & Co. Completes (More Than!) 35 for 35 Kindness Campaign

Burzenski & Co. in East Haven just completed Q4 of its 35 for 35 kindness campaign with the following activities:

  • Two Days Organizing Historic Documentation at The Children's Center
    Burzenski and Company staff members put in two full workdays at The Children’s Center in Hamden on August 6 and 7 organizing historic photos, documents, and ledgers (some dating back to the early 1800s)! The firm also arranged for a Good Humor truck each afternoon to surprise the children with ice cream.
  • Volunteer Morning at the VA Hospital
    Employees spent four hours on October 16 volunteering at the VA Hospital in West Haven organizing materials in the supply closet. It was a productive effort for the veterans in the community. 
  • Halloween "Trunk of Treat" event at The Children's Center
    Staff from Burzenski & Company participated in a "Trunk or Treat" Halloween event at the Children's Center in Hamden by handing out candy to the children. 
  • Donation to Healing Hoofbeats to Help Veterans
    A Patriot Sponsorship donation was made to Healing Hoofbeats, LLC as part of our 35 for 35 Campaign. Healing Hoofbeats offers a program for veterans - Operation Warrior Horse - which helps veterans heal from the effects of their time in the service through a human/horse healing connection. 
  • Items Donated to the Women & Children's Shelter at New Reach
    Employees donated items for the women and children's shelter at New Reach. A number of items including laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, toiletries, feminine needs, children’s socks, diapers, baby wipes, shampoo, conditioner, soap, and other items were delivered to the New Haven office on November 6.
  • Union Street Dog Park in New Haven Gets Spruced Up
    On Saturday, November 9, staff spent the day cleaning up the Union Street Dog Park in New Haven. It was a great success and the park looked great at the end of the day! The group filled 82 bags of leaves and debris. They also cut back bushes and greenery, and cleaned up the sidewalk along the perimeter of the park. 
  • Volunteer Event at the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven
    Staff from Burzenski & Company volunteered at the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven on Wednesday, November 13. Some staff handed out canned foods, others were greeters and helped people who couldn’t walk down the stairs or carry their bags of food, while other staff helped organizing donated food. 
  • Giving Tree to Benefit Local Community
    This year the firm chose to do a giving tree to infuse the spirit of giving into the holiday season, giving 35 gifts to seniors at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in East Haven, children associated with ‘R Kids Family Center in New Haven, and a New London based Sailor in the U.S. Navy and her five children. Employees at Burzenski & Company selected a tag from the giving tree and purchased a requested gift for that person. 
  • Giving Tree Benefits Navy Veteran and Her Family
    Individual employees at Burzenski & Company, PC purchased gifts for a U.S. Navy veteran and her five children as part of our 35 for 35 Campaign. 
  • Giving Tree for Residents at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
    Employees purchased gifts for seniors at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in East Haven. The gifts were delivered on Christmas Eve. 
  • Children at ‘R Kids Family Center in New Haven Receive Personalized Gifts
    Children associated with ‘R Kids Family Center in New Haven received gifts specifically requested by the boys and girls from the firm’s giving tree. The staff was most appreciative of the Christmas presents for the children. 
  • Staff Donates to East Haven Food Pantry
    Employees at Burzenski & Company donated food items to the East Haven Food Pantry. This act of kindness has been a long-standing tradition at the firm.
  • Pet Food Drive
    Employees recently sponsored and donated items for an annual Pet Food Drive. The items were delivered to the Wallingford Animal Shelter. 
  • Blankets for Three Animal Shelters
    Firm employees donated blankets, pillows, throws, and towels that were delivered to the East Haven, North Haven and Wallingford Animal Shelters on December 3.
  • Holiday Cheer for the Military
    Burzenski & Company sent a bit of holiday spirit to the men and women in our military, sending four boxes filled with coffee, candy, socks, protein bars, little Debbie snacks, and nuts to military overseas. Employees also wrote holiday cards to the soldiers. 

All in all, the firm was able to complete more than the 35 acts of kindness they originally set out to do! View a full wrap-up.