It's Rappelling Day! What Do I Need To Know?

United Way of Greater New Haven will email you in advance with your rappel time and advise on when to arrive. We'll also send a reminder of what to wear and what not to wear. Bring a Go-Pro to attach to your helmet (UWGNH and Over The Edge staff need to know in advance if you are using a Go-Pro)Costumes are encouraged, but they must fit within these parameters:


On rappelling day, you'll arrive as advised and be greeted by UWGNH staff and volunteers

  • Parking is on site.
  • There will be music and activities at the Ground Party at the base of the AVANGRID building, so please bring your friends and family to cheer you on.
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase. 
  • You will be trained on your gear and on safety after you check-in at the event.