Statistics & Frequently Asked Questions

The Make a Home Foundation was started in 2010 in Newtown, CT by founders Anita Pettengill and Dan Telesco. It was relocated to 23 Commercial st in Waterbury, CT. Their Amazing Store was first opened in 2014.

  • In the 2014-2015 fiscal year we serviced 232 families!
  • This is about 20 families serviced monthly
  • 64 of these families or 30% were Veterans
  • That totals about $423,098 in 2014-2015
  • 100%of the revenue generated in the Amazing Store helps fund
    our Referral Program
Veterans 30%
Children < 18 45%
Elderly > 62 8%
Females 52%
Condition  
Previously Homeless 32%
Relocation 30%
Physical Disability 18%
Mental Disability 17%
Domestic Violence 16%
Job Loss 8%
DSS Involvement 7%
Eviction 5%
PTSD 5%
Addiction Rehab 5%
Incarceration 3%
Refugee 2%
Other 2%
Illness 2%
Fire Victim 2%