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Rep. Yaccarino Hosts Successful Donation Drive for Veterans in Need

Posted on June 6, 2018 by admin


State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) hosted a successful food and toiletries drive for Veterans in need in the community and around the state. The drive was held on Saturday, June 2nd at American Legion Post 76 located at 20 Church Street in North Haven.

The supplies collected will be distributed to benefit local Veterans throughout North Haven and other organizations that serve Veterans in need. Supplies collected will also be donated to Columbus House to support a Veterans’ Services Program that provides assistance to men and women in New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties who have served in the United States Military and are homeless or at-risk.

“I am so grateful to those in our community that donated food, clothing, personal care and hygiene products to help out our vulnerable Veterans. It takes a takes a community to make a difference and the people of North Haven have proven to be a community that helps one another, unites in times of need and assists those who are most vulnerable. Thank you for your continued support.”

Sen. Fasano, Rep. Yaccarino to Host BBQ Post-Session Legislative Update on Monday June 11th

Posted on June 6, 2018 by admin


State Senator Len Fasano and State Representative Dave Yaccarino will host a barbecue and post-session legislative update in North Haven on Monday June 11, 2018 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The event will take place outside the McDonalds located at 129 Washington Avenue, North Haven.

The barbecue is free and open to the public. Constituents are encouraged to come with their questions about state issues. Attendees will be able to meet with both Sen. Fasano and Rep. Yaccarino to discuss the 2018 legislative session.

Anyone who is unable to attend the event but would like to speak with their legislator may do so by contacting Rep. Yaccarino at 860-240-8700 or and Sen. Fasano at 860-240-8800 or

Yaccarino Meets with Taxpayers, Discusses Issues over Coffee

Posted on June 1, 2018 by admin


State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) met with constituents of North Haven to discuss the latest news from the State Capitol, including the bipartisan state budget passed during the legislative session that concluded in May.

Yaccarino hosts ‘Coffee and Conversation’ events on the first Friday of every month at McDonald’s in North Haven located at 129 Washington Avenue from 8 – 9 a.m. This is an opportunity to meet with Rep. Yaccarino and speak with him about any concerns or issues pertaining to state or local government.

“I always encourage constituents to reach out to me regarding state or local issues and want them to know that I am committed to working for the people of North Haven. I look forward to events where we can all come together and collectively find solutions and answer people’s questions. Join me next month from 8-9 a.m. on Friday, July 6th,” said Rep. Yaccarino.

Attendees at the legislative coffee hour event also discussed a variety of issues, including state taxes, the prevention of tolls in Connecticut, and the recent implementation of a constitutional spending cap along with other pertinent issues addressed during the 2018 legislative session.

Any resident who missed the event but would like to contact Rep. Yaccarino may do so at 800-842-1423 or email

Memorial Day 2018

Posted on May 22, 2018 by admin


Memorial Day arrives this weekend, and it is a time to reflect on the service of those who answered our nation’s call in times of armed conflict, and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure future generations of Americans would remain free.

Please join me at the annual Memorial Day Parade in North Haven as we commemorate this national holiday and remember the heroic actions of those who fought in the name of our freedom.


North Haven

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. – Memorial Day Parade

I wish you and your family the best this Memorial Day weekend.


State Representative Dave Yaccarino

87th General Assembly District

Stuff a Humvee to Help Local Veterans

Posted on May 15, 2018 by admin


State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87), in conjunction with Veterans Services of New England is hosting a ‘Stuff a Humvee’ event to collect items to benefit local veterans in need.

The event will take place on Saturday, June 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at American Legion Post 76 located at 20 Church Street in North Haven.

There will be a ‘Humvee’ on the premises to collect non-perishable food items and toiletries that will then be donated to local Veterans in need. Rep. Yaccarino is working with town social services departments to identify organizations or veterans that are in most need of these items in the New Haven Country.

“It’s critical that we never forget the great sacrifice that our brave men and women in the Armed Forces gave so that we can enjoy our freedom.  I appreciate those sacrifices and believe that it is our duty to at least provide some basic needs and services to our most vulnerable veterans,” Rep. Yaccarino said.

What: Stuff a Humvee Veterans Collection

When: Saturday, June 2nd from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

            Where: 20 Church Street in North Haven

Some of the needed items include:

Personal Care:

  • Deodorant, men’s and women’s
  • Razors, men’s & women’s
  • Shaving cream
  • Soap
  • Hand soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Shower gel
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Dental floss
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Depends” type products
  • Vaseline and hand lotion
  • Medicated foot powder
  • Nail files/nail clippers
  • Cough drops
  • Vicks vapor rub
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Combs/hairbrushes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Contact solution/eye drops
  • Chapstick/lip balm
  • Individual tissue packs
  • Band aids
  • Wet Ones type hand wipes
  • Q-Tips
  • Dry shampoo
  • No-rinse wipes (for adult personal hygiene)


  • New or unworn adult winter jackets
  • New or unworn adult mittens and gloves
  • New or unworn adult winter hats and scarves
  • NEW packs of adult socks, male and female – cotton or wool
  • NEW packs of men’s & women’s underwear
  • New or unworn men’s & women’s shoes/boots/winter boots
  • New or unworn children’s winter jackets, mittens, gloves, hats and scarves

Food Items:

  • Nonperishable food items
  • Cases of individual bottled spring water
  • Gallon size spring water
  • Regular “ground” coffee
  • Nonperishable canned goods
  • Packages of hard candies
  • Instant coffee and hot cocoa
  • Powder drink mixes
  • Chewing gum


  • New household cleaning supplies
  • Non-prescription reading glasses (“Readers”)
  • Hand/feet/body warmers
  • Can openers for nonperishable foods