Urban Impact’s mission is to offer at-risk youth from the Bridgeport PT Barnum public housing complex educational opportunities through ‘in-school’ & ‘after-school’ activities. These include one-on-one and small group tutoring and mentoring with the purpose of helping youth achieve academic success, develop positive character traits and lead a fulfilling life. 

Urban Impact runs 5 weekly programs (no cost for the participants!) for the at-risk youth of PT Barnum.  Over the last 12 months, we have reached 306 different kids and engaged with these kids for over 7500 hours.  There are 247 active kids (some kids go to all our programs) at our weekly programs.

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SERVE THIS Fall
VOLUNTEERS ONCE A WEEK 

Right now is a perfect time to join our team in volunteering once a week to serve the kids and adults of PT Barnum.  Serve Monday through Thursday either during the day or at night.  

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Backpack Drive
fill & drop off

As we prepare for the start of school, over 300 kids in PT Barnum will be without all the school supplies they need.  Learn how you can help make this year a success by just providing a backpack.

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Learn More About Our Programs & Get Involved

Urban Impact has a variety of programs that run throughout the week.  We would love for you to get involved and serve within a program.

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Get Involved Today With Urban Impact

 

Urban Impact is an organization that is entirely run by volunteers.  We have over 100 people who serve with us on a weekly basis and we would love for you to join us in serving in one of our various programs.  Please read the descriptions below about ways to volunteer and contact us about getting started with an application.  All volunteers must go through an applications and screening process before serving in any of our programs with kids.  This process should not scare you, but should help you know that we value each and every volunteer.

Please contact us at info@urbanimpactct.org if you would like to serve.  We will contact you in return about how to get the process started.

 

 

Programs With Urban Impact

 

Primetime & Primetime JR & Revolution (Mentoring Programs on Mondays)

XLR8 (After school tutor program Tuesday through Thursday Nights)

Kidpower (In school tutor program with Bridgeport Schools)

High School Basketball Program (Monday Nights)

5 Loaves (Cooking Program For Teenagers)

Learn more about our program and how you get involved here

 
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Your Financial Support Helps Us Change Lives

All monies donated go to the programs sponsored by Urban Impact. We are non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Donate online or mail in your donation. Receipts will be mailed to you at the address provided. We thank you for all donations.

If you would like to send a donation through the mail, please mail a check to the following address: 
P.O. Box 3716 Bridgeport, CT 06605