Lend a Helping Hand

We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Ways to Make a Difference

Your generous gift will help us achieve our mission to help those in need.

Meal Train

We have added a new way for you to help when supplying meals to our homeless and needy!

Below, please find the Meal Train app to which you can add your email and contact information, and choose which days you’re able to help.

Thank you in advance, Bristol always comes through for us!

Meal Train

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. Brian’s Angels is 100% run by local volunteers! That means that YOU can make a difference. From handing out meals and supplies, to sorting toiletry items, to helping us here at the office or helping beautify Bristol – every hour you spend supporting our mission really and truly helps. There are many ways that you can lend a helping hand to Brian’s Angels. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Handing out locally donated hot meals
  • Volunteer time to hand out snack bags at Brian’s Angels
  • Debris/trash pickup around the city of Bristol
  • Collection and sorting of donated items

Reach out to us today and we’ll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.

Contact Us

Food/Item Donations

Brian’s Angels purpose is to try and “fill a hole” for items that are not in the area agencies’ budgets and for items that are outside our clients’ budgets. We gladly accept food and gently used item donations. These will help our clients to not have to worry and stress about when their next meal is and help them live a more fulfilled life. Below is a list if items and foods that we use on a regular basis:

  • Toiletries
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Bags/backpacks
  • Supplies
  • Clothing such as
  • Socks
  • Thermal sets
  • Underwear
  • Shoes
  • Coats
  • Tents
  • Winter Jackets
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Sleeping bags
  • $5 McD Gift Cards

  • Lunch Meats
  • American Cheese
  • Pickles
  • White Bread
  • Potato Chips
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Chef Boyardee
  • Tuna “envelopes”
  • String Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Fruit Cups
  • Pudding Cups
  • Pop Tarts
  • Bottled Water
  • Juice Mix (iced tea, lemonade)
  • Powdered Creamer
  • Hot & Cold Cups
  • Hard boiled eggs

Where to Donate

Dropoff Location

Donations can be dropped off at Brian’s Angels, Tuesday through Sunday between the hours of 1pm – 3pm.

99 Summer Street, Rear at Center St.
(Entrance on Center Street)
Bristol, CT 06010

Mail in Donation

You also have the option to mail in your donations to our mailing address below:

Brian’s Angels
PO Box 2111
Bristol, CT 06010

March Fundraiser

We have been selected for Stop & Shop’s Bloomin’ 4 Good program in March 2024! For every $2.50 reusable Community Bag purchased, Brian’s Angels will receive $1 donation!
Stop & Shop
597 Farmington Ave, Bristol

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