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Donated coffee enhances ART outreach

July 31, 2019 – 25th AIR FORCE, JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, VA

The smell of coffee is not the only thing filling the room. Laughter and conversations also take place as members of the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing wait in the Resiliency Cafe for their cup of coffee.


Caffeine: One seemingly small way chaplains reach Soldiers

July 3, 2019 - Fort Hood Sentinel

Coffee – and lots of it add in an extra shot of boosted morale and that’s what service members are receiving through “Operation: Holy Joe.”


Holy Joe's: Coffee with a Spoon of Resiliency

5/20/19 - DVIDS, CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT

At Camp Arifjan, nested in the 450th Transportation Battalion and 300th Sustainment Brigade's headquarters area, is Holy Joe's - a coffee spot with restorative qualities



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Holy Joe’s! That’s a lot of coffee!

4/4/19 - Belvoir Eagle

On March 19, a semi-truck full of Keurig Dr. Pepper coffee K-Cups were delivered to the chaplains at Army Cyber Command Headquarters by Holy Joe’s Café.


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300th Special Troops Battalion - Holy Joe's Cafe Grand Opening (Video)

3/7/19 - DVIDS, CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT

The Special Troops Battalion, 300th Sustainment Brigade celebrates the grand opening of Holy Joe's Cafe at Camp Arfijan, Kuwait, Mar. 7, 2019. Holy Joe's is an informal place sponsored by the unit chaplain for Soldiers to have a cup of coffee and relax.


Donated Coffee Keeps Old Guard on Marks as Polar Vortex Descends

2/5/19 – JOINT BASE MYER – HENDERSON HALL, VA

“A select group of Old Guard Soldiers have the distinct honor of guarding our nation’s most sacred shrine. The Tomb Sentinels have kept their vigil at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for 81 years and counting. Every second, of every minute, of every day. Staff Sgt. Aaron Privett is a Tomb Sentinel and is no stranger to the cold.”

“‘I rely on coffee daily. Before I go out the door, a cup of joe keeps my throat clear and my commands loud,’ Privett said. ‘This past week, when the cold was just ridiculous, I’d use a cup just to help warm my numb hands after the hour shift. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the donation.’”


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Holy Joes Café delivers cups of joy to Dover AFB

2/4/19 – DVIDS, DOVER AFB, DE

The Dover Air Force Base Chaplains Corps received more than 70,000 single-serve coffee pods from Holy Joe’s Café on January 10, 2019.


Base chapel receives 400K single-serve cups

1/16/18 - MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, MT

“(This donation) helps improve the morale of our troops and the fact that they feel that somebody is thinking about them and is going the extra mile. It’s a little cup of love,” said Hughley. “We’re thinking of you. We thank you for what you do…”


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US troops worldwide receiving java jolt from Wallingford

5/24/17 - FOX 61, WALLINGFORD, CT

"Sometimes a small cup of coffee can make a big difference, especially for members of the military serving abroad. And, a Wallingford church has been filling that need to the brim for some 11 years now..."


Caffeinating connections: Chapel uses coffee to connect with Airmen

10/27/16 - ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE NEWS
"Andersen Air Force Base, Guam -- The fragrance that floats from fresh coffee is an energizing smell for many Airmen and is the precursor to the beverage used to kickstart the day…"


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Wallingford Girl Scouts pack coffee – and cookies – for troops overseas

5/22/16 - FOX 61 NEWS
"WALLINGFORD -- Girl Scout Troop #60208 teamed up with the First Congregational Church's outreach program Holy Joe's Cafe Sunday to ship coffee to service men and women on three different continents..."


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Regular Public Meeting

5 PM | SEP 13, 2019 | 3074 Bldg #1 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT

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Regular Public Meeting

5 PM | OCT 11, 2019 | 3074 Bldg #1 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT



Regular Public Meeting

5 PM | NOV 8, 2019 | 3074 Bldg #1 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT


Regular Public Meeting

5 PM | DEC 13, 2019 | 3074 Bldg #1 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT