Welcome Back

Last month a former shelter guest who stayed with us 30 years ago came back to the Haven for a visit. He had stayed with us in the little farmhouse (Hixon House adult shelter now sits on part of its original foundation today) back in 1984 after the place he was staying in Royalton had burned down.

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Opening Doors, Closing Gaps

Homeless. It’s an evocative word, one that conjures up images of a dirty, shaggy‐bearded man, a wild look in his eye, muttering to people only he can see as he pushes a shopping cart laden with soda cans and plastic bags around city streets, passersby giving him a wide berth. But that stereotype masks a truer picture of homelessness.

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Covered Bridges Half Marathon – Haven Team

Interested in running the Covered Bridges Half Marathon and supporting the Haven? Join our team!  Learn more…


Ally’s Fund

A Haven volunteer has offered matching funds of up to $10,000 to establish Ally’s Scholarship Fund in memory of Allyson Davis LeDoux, a valued and beloved member of the Haven volunteer food corps. Learn more and donate today…

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19 Days of Norwich

Make a financial gift to the Haven in support of the 19 Days of Norwich anytime from November 1 – December 31, 2014 and your gift will be MATCHED by the Byrne Family Foundation! Learn more and donate today…

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Chefs of the Valley

Become a sponsor of Chefs of the Valley! Learn more…


Share Your Story

Committed supporters like you are what make the Haven community possible. Whether you’ve volunteered in our Food Shelf, organized a community fundraiser, asked friends to donate to the Haven in lieu of birthday gifts, or received a helping hand when you needed it most, we want to hear from you!

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Top 5 Needed Items:
1. Shelf-stable milk (evaporated or powdered)
2. Canned vegetables
3. Black beans
4. Brown rice
5. Peanut butter

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