Pathways/Senderos

Our Mission is to eliminate teen pregnancy by addressing its root causes, assuring high school graduation, and promoting adult self-sufficiency. We provide long-term, comprehensive, holistic services by creating a parallel family structure with neighborhood youth.

You are Invited to our 20th Anniversary Gala!

Please join us for the

Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc.’s

Pathways/Senderos Center

20th Anniversary Gala

Friday, March 28, 2014

6:30–10:00 p.m.

Mooreland Hill School

166 Lincoln Street, Kensington, CT

$50 per ticket

Evening will include:

Food provided by Salute Restaurant

Live music

Live/Silent auction

Beer and wine bar

Celebrate Over 20 Years of Successful Service to the Youth of New Britain

- 100% High School Graduation Rate

- 73% of Our Graduates Go on to Higher Education

The Pathways/Senderos Center

“Diplomas Before Diapers”

Please note:  Donors receive no goods or services for their contributions. You may wish to consult a financial tax advisor to determine the extent to which your gift is tax deductible. All expenses related to this appeal, including the GNBTPP newsletter, are covered by private donations. No taxpayer dollars are used on this campaign.           

Show your support! Be a sponsor!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Pathways/Senderos 20th Anniversary Gala

Friday March 28, 2014

 

Please consider one of the following Sponsorship Levels:  

Platinum ($5,000 or more):  Table and name on event program cover

Gold ($2,500-$4,999): 6 tickets and 1 full page in event program

Silver ($1,000-$2,499): 4 tickets and ½ page in event program

Bronze ($500-$999): 2 tickets and ¼ page in event program

Patron ($250-$499): Name listed in program

contact nbtpp@snet.net or call 860 229 2776

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving at Pathways/Senderos!

Before we take the next few days off, I just wanted to take a little time to say what I’m thankful for:

First off, I’m thankful for Pathways/Senderos. I am personally thankful because it has given me the best job I’ve ever had, by far (and I’ve had a lot of jobs). But I am mostly thankful for Pathways because I see the good the program does for the community and the children it serves. I’ve never been a part of, or even seen, a program quite like this, and I’m extremely proud to be a part of the Pathways/Senderos family.

I’m thankful for our new Directors, Heather and Nick. It is a joy coming to work for them and with them every day. When they took over, it was a seamless transition, and I honestly believe we are stronger than ever as a program.

I’m thankful for all the staff members: Alex, Eyda, and Corlene. Along with Nick and Heather, we all work together as a family and we know we can rely on each other for anything.

I’m thankful for all the volunteers, especially Kathleen, Jackie, Robin, Ralph, Marsha, and all of the UConn UST students. They give their time and effort to help our youngsters and add another positive element to our parallel family structure at the Center.

I’m thankful for the guidance and leadership of the Board of Directors.

I’m thankful for our new building and our wonderful new landlord Joe Barile. 

I’m thankful for YOU and all of our amazing supporters. If you have donated money, gifts, your time, or you have just sent us positive thoughts and vibes, we appreciate you. 

Mostly, I’m thankful for the kids. They make every day interesting and all of our hard work worthwhile. Their perseverance, positivity, and desire to succeed inspires me (and the rest of the staff/volunteers) on a daily basis.

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Happy Thanksgiving form the Pathways/Senderos family!!!

-Geoff

We need your help for the holidays!

We are accepting any new, unwrapped gift items appropriate for preteens and teens.

Suggested items include:

mp3 players   sports equipment   watches   photo albums   cameras   socks  slippers  gift certificates umbrellas   games   sweatshirts   t-shirts   gloves   hats 

3-ring binders   loose leaf paper   calculators   arts and crafts supplies 

copier paper   #2 pencils   pens   staples   labels   white-out   glue sticks  post-its  hand sanitizers   dish detergent   kitchen sponges   paper towels 

shampoo   conditioner   deodorant   feminine products   soap

Tickets to sporting events, museums, movies

Wrapping paper   ribbons   adhesive tape

Canned fruits and vegetables   stuffing   potatoes   juice   rolls

Please bring any items to the Centerby December 9th

43 Viets Street

New Britain, CT 06053

860 229 2776

Please Help Us Win Free Gas!

Citgo Fueling Good Competition

Citgo is giving away $5,000 CITGO Gift Cards to nine deserving 501(c)(3) organizations. 

Please vote for 
Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc.
A $5,000 CITGO Gift Card can go a long way!!!
When
Voting has begun! 
Voting ends Sunday, December 1
You can vote as much as once a day!!!

Where

Click this link!
You will have to sign in with your email address.
Thank you so much!

15th Annual Pedaling for Pathways!

15th Annual Pedaling for Pathways

Bike/Walk-a-thon

 

Form a Team

Walk, Ride….

 

JUST BE THERE!!

 

September 29, 2013

Start Times:

Registration ~ 9:30am

2 Mile Walk or Ride ~ 10:00 am

 

Raffle will be held at 11:30

 

Walnut Hill Park, New Britain, CT

We start behind the band shell

 

A special event to benefit Greater New Britain Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc., Pathways/Senderos Center

For more information, call: 860-229-2776

Or email gelterich@snet.net

freedomtomarry:

We love Edie Windsor and love that DOMA will soon be DONE. Reblog to celebrate!

freedomtomarry:

We love Edie Windsor and love that DOMA will soon be DONE. Reblog to celebrate!

Pathways Holiday Party Brings Much Needed Cheer To All

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Pathways Elves!

We’d like to thank everyone who contributed to our holiday party on Friday…it was an amazing time! There was PLENTY of delicious food (mostly cooked by Pathways families but also donated by Great Taste Chinese Restaurant, Pagliacci’s, and Green Tea Restaurant) awesome toys (donated by our wonderful supporters and board members) and singing (provided by our own students Ananda and Dennis!).

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Pathways Carolers!

Volunteers helped us out during the weeks leading up to the event, as well as during and after. Volunteers consisted of family members, former students, board members, and many others. This amazing event could not have been successful without the help of all of our staff members, board members, volunteers, supporters, families, program graduates and participants. It was a remarkable time.

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Friday truly highlighted the constant balance between life and death, good and evil, light and dark. After being overwhelmed by the events in Newtown for most of the day, we were all able to unwind, relax, enjoy delicious food, and cherish the company of our loved ones. In fact, it’s possible that we all enjoyed the evening more because of the events in Newtown. We needed that party. Our smiles were just a little bit wider as we watched the kids joyfully eat their food with friends and family, receive their gifts from Santa, and generally act like kids on Christmas morning. It was a great distraction, and a great reminder of why we all do this in the first place: to assure a bright, happy future for the children we love.

Thank you all! Have a very happy holiday season!!!

Teens who do not have sex are still at risk for HPV infection

http://news.yahoo.com/teens-dont-sex-still-risk-hpv-infection-202449629.html

(Click the above link to read the article.)

Some of the highlights: 

-“Doctors and parents should not delay HPV vaccination because a teen is not sexually active, they said.”

- “Among sexually active participants, 70% tested positive for HPV. Of the 69 participants who had not had sex, eight (12%) tested positive for HPV”

- “Girls can get HPV even without sexual intercourse, and so HPV vaccination at a young age is recommended.”

It’s never too early to protect your child.