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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. …

Volunteer Spotlight: He Has the Drive to Serve Fellow Veterans

Sunday, June 7, 2015

White River Junction — Lawrence “Larry” Cayia has been retired for years, but he still has a regular commute. Four days a week, the Essex Junction, Vt., resident brings veterans from Chittenden County to their appointments at the …

Wheels on and Ready to Run

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Grantham — Andrea Conger has always been a fan of the underdog. So it was no surprise when the Grantham resident adopted three special needs Chihuahuas from the Upper Valley Humane Society this year and added them to …

Cover Home Repair Wins $25,000 Grant

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Hartford — Cover Home Repair, which repairs and weatherizes homes for low-income homeowners, won a $25,000 grant during a special pitch competition in Hanover last week. The White River Junction-based nonprofit, which relies on volunteers to work on home repair projects, was one of five organizations that made …

Volunteer Spotlight: Good Beginnings Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Nancy Foote, a Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley volunteer, holds Andrew Leonard while assisting his family. Good Beginnings, a West Lebanon-based nonprofit organization that serves 30 towns in the Upper Valley region, seeks volunteers to provide weekly, …

COVER Receives $200 Donation Sugar River Rotary

Sunday, May 24, 2015

White River Junction — COVER Home Repair, a nonprofit that makes urgently needed repairs for low-income homeowners, has received a donation of $200 from Sugar River Rotary Club in Claremont. Staff and volunteers from COVER have completed two home repair projects in Charlestown and Claremont this spring, including …

Volunteer Spotlight: Friends of Veterans Could Use a Hand

Sunday, May 24, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction — A nonprofit that helps Vermont veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness could use a hand. “Our issue right now is volunteers for the office,” …

Aloha Foundation Names New Director

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Fairlee — Christopher Overtree has been named executive director of The Aloha Foundation. The foundation operates residential summer camps, Aloha, Aloha Hive and Lanakila; Horizons Day Camp; Ohana Family Camp; and Hulbert Outdoor Center. Overtree is a camper …

Presentation On MS Set For May 21

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Hanover — A nonprofit that offers education, encouragement and self-empowerment to people with multiple sclerosis, their families and caregivers will host a free presentation and dinner on May 21. The Multiple Sclerosis Encouragement Organization’s “Evening of MS Education” is set for 6 p.m. at the Hanover Inn. Founded …

Volunteer Spotlight: Windsor Teen Named Precision Museum’s First Volunteer of the Year

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — A tech-savvy teenager has received the American Precision Museum’s inaugural volunteer of the year award. Vincent Moeykens, a ninth-grader at Windsor High School, started helping out at the museum about 18 months ago. Since then, he’s …

Volunteer Spotlight: Longtime Volunteers Help Sort It All Out at Listen Store

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — On the wall behind the counter in the donation room at the Listen thrift store in Lebanon hang two wooden signs. The first, a long rectangle with all capital letters, reads: REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. The second, …