Thanks to the ABC House Tour Committee and all our volunteers! – April 8, 2015

Where would we be if not for the wonderful volunteers who give of their time and skills so willingly and tirelessly? Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Click here or see below for the story in GOOD Morning Wilton.

Wilton Event Season in Full Swing – See the Volunteer Committees That Pull it Off

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor on April 8, 2015

including the ABC “Open Hearts and Homes” House Tour on May 29

On Friday, May 29, A Better Chance of Wilton hosts its second “Opening Our Hearts and Homes House Tour” to benefit the Wilton ABC program.

GOOD Morning Wilton is pleased to be one of the event’s sponsors.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Open House, Signature Style, and Wilton Hardwareand on the ABC of Wilton website. Tickets for the main house tour are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the tour. Tickets for the tour plus one additional home and garden luncheon are $80 and must be purchased by May 26.

Since 1996, ABC of Wilton has provided housing and education for up to fourteen minority scholars with financial need, to give them “a better chance” in life. In turn, the scholars enrich Wilton’s schools and community by sharing their life experiences and talents. The Wilton ABC program is one of only four programs nationwide that has both a girls’ and boys’ house.

ABC of Wilton is supported almost entirely by fundraising events and donations from the community, and with no administrative costs, 100 percent of all contributions are used to support the scholars.

House tour committee members:  Front row (left to right)  Sarah O’Malley, Elizabeth Walsh, Carrie Preisano, and Alicia Breen. Back Row (left to right) – Lynne Murphy, Robin Fields, Shelley Dempsey, Julie Stevenson, Julie Stein, Susan Rance, Eliot Patty, Kim Dexter, andLaraine McCormack.

More Updates

ABC Wilton Speaks Up #BlackLivesMatter – 18 June 2020

A Better Chance of Wilton stands for the hope of equality in education + opportunity. We will continue to speak out against the inequality facing the black community in America. … Continue reading » Read More

ABC Wilton Covid-19 Update – 3 April 2020

These unprecedented times have impacted us all, including our ABC Wilton family. We are incredibly grateful for the outpouring of love and support you have all shown us. A Better … Continue reading » Read More

Podcast Unites Two Wilton Women Who Called ABC House ‘Home’–68 Yrs. Apart – 14 February 2020

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor – February 14, 2020 After the success of its first podcast, Stay at Home in Wilton has released the second in the series, “The Story Next Door,” bringing two … Continue reading » Read More

A Better Chance (ABC) to Phase Out Boys’ Program – 15 October 2019

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor  – October 15, 2019 A Better Chance (ABC) of Wilton made a surprise announcement Monday morning–after 23 years of helping inner-city students access a challenging … Continue reading » Read More

ABC Update – 17 September 2019

ABC Wilton has just completed its 23rd year successfully transforming the lives of high school students from under served communities.  We have nine students in our program and we are … Continue reading » Read More

Everlasting, Life-Changing Ties thanks to Wilton ABC – 3 June 2019

By Heather Borden Herve, GMW Editor – June 3, 2019 This article is one of a special GOOD Morning Wilton series to highlight A Better Chance (ABC) of Wilton. GMW is a proud sponsor of … Continue reading » Read More

Recipe for Success: ABC House Cooks Share Passions and More – 30 May 2019

Heidi Hawk And ABC Scholar Hector Melesio In The ABC Boys House Kitchen Read More

2 min video: Why Wilton ABC alum JP Clarke is back in town – 22 October 2018

Wilton ABC alum JP Clarke (WHS 2014, University of Notre Dame 2018) says, “ABC definitely gave me all the support I needed to make something of my life.” Click here … Continue reading » Read More