United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings Week of October 8, 2018   By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist LEND A HAND. VOLUNTEER – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay […]

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Vermont Research News; Families, girls’ camps, forest cover and more…

Vermont Research News: Girls’ camps, old photos, forest cover and more… View on VT Digger  Resiliency and summer camp Girls participating in adventure camp experiences demonstrated the greatest increase in resiliency and confidence in a new study that aimed to understand the best youth program setting for women’s empowerment based on the self-reporting of young girls participating […]

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350VT Annual Convergence, Sunday Nov. 11th!

Join Us Donate Events Every November, the 350VT community comes together from across the state to celebrate achievements, learn from each other, and build the climate justice movement together. Yes, it’s almost time for us to converge again! Here are the details for this year: When? Sunday November 11th from 11am – 7pm Where? Burlington, VT Who? […]

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October Digest: Survey about Drop-Off Center hours

OCTOBER 2018 The change to fall signals many things. Raking leaves. Apple picking! Raking leaves. Halloween candy! Raking leaves. Last chance for a maple creemee! Raking…well, you get it. For some of our staff, autumn is the signal that the Rover — our mobile collection unit for household chemicals & paint — is winding down. […]

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National Alliance on Mental Illness of VT is Looking for Volunteers

My name is Kate Fitzsimmons and I am interning with the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont. I would like to reach out to local colleges and universities about a unique volunteering opportunity available for students. NAMI Vermont is in the process of enacting a new program: Ending the Silence. The goal of this […]

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News and Events from the Peace & Justice Center

 Chocolate for kids made by child slaves? Please avoid it! Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Upcoming PJC Events A Well for Kunsi Keya Tamakoce. Voices from Palestine From the Blog: Fair Trade and Racism Chocolate Made by Child Slaves? Community Calendar Action Highlight: Say “naw” to Kavanaugh PJC Educational Programs […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – October 2018

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News October 2018 In this newsletter: Register Now for VTIPL’s Conference! Congregations Invited to be Sponsors of VTIPL’s Conference A Home Energy Forum in Manchester “Solar Baroque” Benefit Concert – October 28 Weatherize Program Kick Off in Jericho on Nov. 8 Ecology Monks in Thailand Seek to End Environmental Suffering […]

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Shelburne Farms’ News & Events

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store What a day! Our 40th annual Harvest Festival brought the community together around food, harvest, farm animals, traditional crafts, stories, and music. We’ve captured the day in photos here. We’re especially grateful to our volunteers and everyone who participates to make the Harvest Festival possible every year. Photo by Courtney Ley. Welcome, Robin! After […]

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City Market upcoming events & classes

Pennywise Pantry Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm City Market, Downtown Store (map) With this interactive and hands-on tour, participants will learn how to shop for affordable, fresh, long-lasting, and nutritious foods at City Market. We will begin by exploring the Produce and Bulk departments, learning a simple method for finding the best […]

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