VS5K Registration Open!

It’s time! Registration for the Fifth Annual Vicki Soto 5K is now open! Sign up today for $26. Don’t miss out! Prices increase on 9/1!! Register at vickisoto5k.com


Back2School Drive This Saturday At SHCC!

We are going Back2School, Team Vicki style!! We are very happy to announce we have partnered with Sterling House Community Center on their Back2School Drive. We have backpacks, crayons, markers, pencil cases, erasers, glue sticks, book covers and so much more to give away. We will be there this Saturday, August 19th from 11:00am – 2:00pm with school supplies for Stratford K-6 students. The event takes place rain or shine on the Sterling House front lawn.


Ice Cream Fundraiser!

On Friday, September 1st, Paradice Cream will be hosting the first Vicki Soto Ice Cream Fundraiser. Located at 3600 Main Street in Stratford, it is sure to be a fun day for the entire family! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Vicki Soto Memorial Fund, Inc. Saxophone player, Logan Seaburg will be playing and there will be ice cream specials all day! Hope to see you there!



CALLING ALL SPONSORS!! We are looking for some great companies to help sponsor the Vicki Soto 5K this year. It’s a fun day for the entire community! If your company is interested, sponsorship details and forms are available by clicking here.


Teachers Book Drive, Sunday Thank You

Over 200 teachers came down to our headquarters this weekend to get free books! Thank you so much to all of our TVS volunteers who help make this weekend possible. We couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you to all the teachers who came down as well to collect books for their classroom libraries. We are so proud of all of our great educators and hope these books are a wonderful new addition to your school year. Also, a big thank you to Scholastic and their “Open A World of Possible” initiative for donating these incredible books! Vicki’s legacy lives on. #teamvickisoto #sharepossible

CT Post – “Vicki Soto Memorial Fund hosts book drive for teachers”

News 12 Connecticut – “Memorial event helps fill libraries with books”

News 12 Connecticut – “Vicki Soto Foundation, Scholastic fill school libraries”


Teachers Book Drive, Saturday Thank You

Our back to school teachers book drive was a huge success today! We were able to impact over 150 classrooms! Thank you to everyone who came down to our headquarters. We had teachers from all over Connecticut and even a few from New York too. Each teacher left with a full bag of free books and a new excitement for literacy.

Today was filled with so many emotions, but we know that this is an event that Vicki would have been first in line for.

Unfortunately, today we gave away most of our books in our children’s library, grades K-5, but we do have middle and high school level books for teachers who are able to come by tomorrow!

We want to extend a huge thank you to Scholastic and their “Open A World of Possible” initiative for donating these books. The looks on teachers faces makes all of the hard work worth it. #teamvickisoto #sharepossible

REMINDER: Teachers Book Drive This Weekend!

CALLING ALL TEACHERS! Don’t forget to come get your free books for your classroom this weekend! Please bring your teacher ID. See you on Saturday and Sunday!

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