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coalition of families for inclusion 

COFFI

Let's Make Your Kindness  

 More Visible 

 Recurring inclusive programming in lower Fairfield County for all ages.


 

Storytimes           Art Club          Happy Hours           Community-wide Events
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Coalition of Families for Inclusion


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just by joining our coalition, you donate 1 inclusive story-book
to the children served by Person 2 Person 

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how do we take our coffi? very seriously. 

Welcome
a child's drawing of three children jumping rope with the title "KINDNESS" and a rainbow running through the letters.

UPCOMING EVENTS

to help us maintain our paid programs, please join our coalition

  • Sat, Jun 17
    Darien Nature Center
    Join us as we paint rocks with positive messages and create other fun, inclusive crafts that make our kindness more visible. Take your rock with you or leave it in our rock garden at the Nature Center - help kindness grow! Great for all ages.
  • Sun, May 21
    The Depot
    Join us as we paint rocks with positive messages and create other fun, inclusive crafts that make our kindness more visible. We'll help kindness grow in our community by participating in mindful art projects that focus tween attention away from the screen, and on uplifting ourselves and others.
  • Sat, May 13
    Darien Library
    Join us for an AAPI Heritage Month Celebration, featuring guest readings by community leaders, Arpita Muchal and Annie Ho.
  • Sun, Apr 30
    Darien Library
    We're celebrating our differences this month by reading books curated by local teacher, mother and K-5 Reading Specialist, Amanda Elgert.
  • Sat, Apr 29
    Darien YMCA
    Visit the COFFI table at the YMCA's free community event: Healthy Kids Day. This event is to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active!
  • Thu, Mar 02
    YWCA of Darien and Norwalk
    Join us as we build birthday bags to help the children served by the Carver Foundation celebrate their special days! Bring a gender neutral unwrapped toy (under $10). Ages 5-10.
  • Tue, Feb 28
    Bodega Darien
    Join us as we raise our glasses and our awareness of the YWCA of Darien and Norwalk. We can't wait to learn more about the YW as we gather, sip, and chat our way to a more inclusive tomorrow.
  • Fri, Feb 17
    Rowayton Community Center - Moose Room
    RPE Members are invited to join COFFI for stories and crafts that celebrate our differences and instill self love.
  • Wed, Feb 15
    Darien
    COFFI and the YWCA invite you to hear from expert Liz Dempsey Lee about how to talk with your kids about race and racism.
  • Sat, Feb 04
    Darien Library
    COFFI and Darien Library invite you to celebrate Black History Month! We will honor Black History with stories and crafts that celebrate the African American cultural perspective. We'll even be joined by local children's author and early childhood educator, Geri Major!
  • Sun, Jan 22
    The Depot
    Join us as we paint rocks with positive messages and create other fun, inclusive crafts that make our kindness more visible. We'll help kindness grow in our community by participating in mindful art projects that focus tween attention away from the screen, and on uplifting ourselves and others.
  • Sun, Jan 15
    Darien Library
    COFFI and Darien Library invite you to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with us! We'll be honoring Dr. King's legacy by reading books and doing crafts that highlight and celebrate our different skincolors.
  • Fri, Dec 16
    Darien Library
    Celebrate the holidays COFFI Style! We will read books that highlight the many light-based traditions taking place throughout our world during this festive time of year. We'll learn how light helps us celebrate Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and more!
  • Sat, Dec 10
    Darien Nature Center (main foyer)
    Join us as we paint rocks with positive messages and create other fun, inclusive crafts that make our kindness more visible. Take your rock with you or leave it in our rock garden at the Nature Center - help kindness grow! Great for all ages.
  • Sat, Dec 03
    Hindley Elementary School
    Come peruse the COFFI SHOP at the Hindley Holiday Market. While your COFFI Kid paints a kindness rock for a teacher or a friend, you can shop our merchandise to help us continue operations. We're planning many more inclusive events in the new year!
  • Sat, Nov 19
    Darien Library
    Come learn about and celebrate the culture of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa! Alyssa Morrin, a member of the tribe and creator of Storytime with Alyssa, will share her stories, talents and culture with us.
  • Thu, Nov 10
    Bodega Darien
    Join us as we raise our glasses and our awareness of the amazing, inclusive organization: ABC in Darien. We can't wait to learn more about ABC as we gather, sip, and chat our way to a more inclusive tomorrow.
  • Membership Offer
    Sat, Oct 01
    Darien Nature Center (around back)
    Join us as we paint rocks with positive messages and create other fun, inclusive crafts that make our kindness more visible. Take your rock with you or leave it in our rock garden at the Nature Center - help kindness grow! Great for all ages.

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