Family Centers' Seek Fairfield Volunteers For Luminary Campaign

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Darien resident and Hope Lights Lives volunteer Peggy Barthold (left) prepares for the upcoming luminary campaign with Family Centers’ Special Events Manager Aleksa Lazarewicz. Photo Credit: contributed

DARIEN, Conn. -- Family Centers’ annual Hope Lights Lives luminary project is seeking volunteers to sell assemble and deliver luminary kits for the annual lighting to benefit the Center for HOPE and The Den for Grieving Kids. 

Hope Lights Lives relies on than 600 volunteers from across Fairfield County to sell luminary kits and deliver order forms to households on their streets.  Volunteers also help assemble luminary kits and distribute them to their neighbors for the lighting ceremony.  

After the kits are assembled and delivered residents of Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Rowayton, Southport, Stamford, Weston and Wilton residents will adorn their lawns with luminaries as part of a county-wide lighting on Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. In addition to creating a festive display, the luminaries are also meant to honor loved ones who have died or are coping with a critical illness.

Each year, the Hope Lights Lives campaign sells more than 5,000 luminary kits across Fairfield County, and raises more than of 100,000 dollars for the Center for HOPE and The Den for Grieving Kids. 

To volunteer or purchase a luminary kit visit www.familycenters.org or contact Aleksa Lazarewicz at alazarewicz@familycenters.org or 203-869-4848. 

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