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Teddy Willey operates the lift at Storrs Hill Ski Area. Courtesy photograph

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send requests for volunteers by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Volunteer Jobs, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call 603-727-3221. The complete Volunteer Jobs list can be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com. Click on “Life & …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send information about support groups by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information, call 603-727-3221. The complete list of support groups can be found on the Valley News …

List: Upper Valley Food Shelves

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Please help us keep this list up to date. To have information about your organization’s food shelf, soup kitchen or other similar program included in this list, or to update an existing entry, send details by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by regular mail to Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. …

Randolph-Area Kids Program Serves 2,756 Summer Meals

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Randolph — A summer program for needy kids provided 2,756 meals this summer, an increase of almost 1,000 over last year. Organized by the Randolph Area Food Shelf, the program works to prevent kids from being hungry and to ease the burden of increased food costs for families …

Primary Needs Its Foot Soldiers

Monday, August 24, 2015

Concord — Each Saturday morning, 78-year-old Gary Patton goes door to door to talk to his neighbors about Hillary Clinton. He starts with a friendly introduction to make sure people know he’s a local — not some out-of-towner who doesn’t understand New Hampshire. His wife, Lenore, runs an …

Granite United Way ‘Day of Caring’ Projects and Volunteers Needed

Sunday, August 23, 2015

West Lebanon — Project proposals and volunteers are needed for Granite United Way’s annual Day of Caring next month. Held in several regions across New Hampshire and in Windsor County in Vermont, the event matches nonprofits that need work done with people willing to do it. In 2014, …

Volunteers Sought for Morrill Homestead Festival

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Strafford — Will fall approaching, organizers of an upcoming festival are looking for some help. The Apple and Cheese Harvest Festival is set for Sept. 27 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Justin Morrill Homestead Education Center. Volunteers are needed to staff the apple and cheese tasting tables, …

USSA Helping Make Outdoor Dreams a Reality

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Pittsville, Wis. — The western Wisconsin burg of Pittsville doesn’t show up on many maps. But one weekend a year the population in this section of Jackson County swells a hundred fold. They come from all corners of …

Granite United Way Gets GuideStar Rank

Sunday, August 16, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has received a gold level rating from GuideStar, which compiles and posts online financial information about nonprofits in the United States. “We are proud of this distinction and are excited to share it with our donors and volunteers,” Patrick Tufts, president and …

Volunteers Sought for River Cleanups

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Volunteers are needed for cleanup activities next month across Vermont. The state legislature has designated September “River Cleanup Month.” Watersheds United Vermont, a network of local watershed groups, is working with American Rivers and the Connecticut River Watershed Council to mobilize volunteers. In 2014, more than 700 volunteers …

Spark Community Center Elects New Board Members

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Lebanon — The board of directors of Spark Community Center recently elected new officers and members. Lindsay Smith, coordinator of the Lebanon Farmers Market, was elected president. Philip Eller, executive director of the Special Needs Support Center in …

United Way Chapter Is Four-Star Charity

Sunday, August 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has been rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator. The rating reflects sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency, the West Lebanon-based Granite United Way said in a recent news release. “We are honored to be ranked among the …

Volunteer Spotlight: Spark Community Center Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, August 2, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — A community center for people with special needs is in need of volunteers. Spark is looking for people who can commit a few hours a week, usually between 11 …