“Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” 

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Transforming Tomorrow: A Fundraiser for Hope & Peace

December 3 @ 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Join us for a night of wellness, special guests, seasonal craft workshops, music, food & drink, and an amazing silent auction as we gather to transform tomorrow with an infusion of peace and hope.

Enjoy three sets of music from Isabella Mendes with special performances by Perjah Delgado.

Catering from Orchid Hospitality

Wellness journal and ornament craft workshops

Amazing silent auction

special guest including Swords to Plowshares, SCSU healing dog Jules, and Mayor Garrett!

In addition to ticket sales, the evening will raise critical funds via the silent auction, cash bar, and a 50/50 raffle!  Special thank you to New England Brewing Company and Two Roads Brewing Company for donations of beer.

 Eli’s Garden of Healing is fundraising to transform a Winchester Repeating Arms WWII-era test firing range into a healing garden for anyone impacted by violence. Our programming focuses on violence prevention and healing for the community.

Whitneyville Cultural Commons

December 3 4-8pm

$25 advance tickets

$35 at the door

$5 Kids under 15

Register here


Eli’s Garden of Healing was established in 2022 in the aftermath of the murder of 15-year-old Elijah Gomez, who was shot while walking home from Hamden High School on the Farmington Canal Trail. Eli’s Garden of Healing is dedicated to fostering community healing and violence prevention. We exist to serve survivors of violence & develop safer communities.


December 3
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Eli’s Garden of Healing