Fundraising Events

We have proven success in helping individuals achieve meaningful adult lives that include work, independence, and friendship. Your support will help further these efforts and directly impact the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Annual Events:

Starlight Benefit Online Auction and Fundraiser, April 12 - 30, 2021

Vista’s Starlight Benefit will have its first-ever online auction inspired by the theme A New Day. Join us in support of this significant fundraiser from April 12 - 30 with a sponsorship, auction item, or donation. Net proceeds from this event support Vista’s programs and services.

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Vista Tour de Shore, October 10, 2021

Vista’s annual cycling event and fundraiser features 5, 25, 40, and 60-mile routes for cyclists of all abilities located along Connecticut’s scenic shoreline at the peak of fall foliage. Each year over 250 community members, corporate sponsors, Vista students and members, their families, and Vista staff members rally together at Westbrook Elks Lodge in Westbrook, CT, to ride in support for Vista.

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WALK for Vista, October 24, 2021

Vista's annual WALK for Vista fundraiser features a 3-mile walk through downtown Madison and along the shoreline. This event draws nearly 300 participants annually…including Vista members and their families, Vista staff members, and local community members. Prizes are awarded during post-walk festivities at Vista's Madison Campus.

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Faces of the Future Cocktail Reception, November 3, 2021

2021 Vista’s Faces of the Future Cocktail Reception is a Manhattan-based cocktail party created to cultivate relationships, raise awareness, and raise funds from corporate support in the New York Metropolitan area. For more information contact Lori Cartwright at or (860) 399-8080 ext. 268.