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Messing with Mud

Take a blob of wet clay looking like an uncooked burger (or a giant mushy M&M), splat it onto a potter’s wheel, and… …almost anything can happen next. That’s what seven school kids discovered through a weeklong class with master [...]

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Dartmouth Feeding Neighbors

Adam Charnin-Aker, a Dartmouth student, started Dartmouth Feeding Neighbors in February of 2014. Their mission is “to help promote sustainability and feed the hungry of the Upper Valley by recovering food that would otherwise be thrown away and delivering it to local shelters.”

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Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop

Do you work with people who are struggling with poverty? Are you interested in learning more about how you and our community can work together to help build a “bridge out of poverty”? Join us for a Bridges Out of Poverty training on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Auditorium E), 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH.

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Dartmouth’s Young African Leaders Initiative

Dartmouth’s Young African Leaders chose to honor Nelson Mandela’s legacy and birthday on July 18th by helping in our Food Shelf and organizing boxes of book donations. The Young Leaders came from various African countries, including Uganda, Rwanda and South [...]

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School’s Out for Summer!

Even though school is out until late August, children who participate in the Haven’s Afterschool Program can enjoy many group activities throughout the summer. Some days during the week children “hang out” at Bev’s House, site of the school year [...]

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Gardens at the Haven

This spring the Haven entered its 6th season of collaborating with the UVM Extension Master Gardeners (EMG). The Haven’s beautiful landscape, which combines edibles with ornamentals, is nothing short of welcoming and inspirational. Entering the doors of the Haven through […]

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Meet the Haven’s Volunteer Coodinator: Amber Johnston

Amber Johnston grew up in Bradford, VT and recently moved back to the area after several years working with refugees in the Middle East and health care provision in East Africa. She graduated from the MALS program at Dartmouth with […]

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Jesus Boat

Our Savior Lutheran Church (OSLC) in Hanover filled their “Jesus Boat” with 277 lbs. of donated food and clothing! They used the boat during their Easter Vigil service to tell the story of Jonah and the whale; the boat was […]

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Greeting Cards from Ava

This spring, participants in the AVA Gallery and Art Center’s Greeting Cards, Linocut and a Public Art Project! printmaking class, designed and hand-printed over 100 cards for the Haven. Everyone had a great time developing skills together, and tackling the […]

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Mascoma Savings Bank

This spring, Mascoma Savings Bank sent a group of employees participating in a leadership program through the bank to do service work at the Haven. The Haven benefited from their generosity when a group spent the day cooking food for […]

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Egg-cellent Donors

The Haven is one of a few food shelves in the Upper Valley that is able to provide perishable food; and eggs are one of the most popular refrigerated items. We are so grateful to the local businesses that donate […]

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Stamp Out Hunger

Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect food from their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive – the largest one-day food drive in […]

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Inspiring Kids

Students in Mrs. Boulbol’s 6th grade class at Sharon Elementary School participated in a special project focused on engaging students in building community and philanthropy. Several local non-profits, including a representative from the Haven, were interviewed by Mrs. Boulbol’s class. […]

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Geisel Service Day

On Saturday, April 26th, a group of 72 medical, graduate, and undergraduate students from Dartmouth volunteered at 12 different community organizations in the Upper Valley as part of Dartmouth Service Day. This year the event was sponsored by both the […]

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Hockey Vs. Homelessness

There is a fairly large group of people in the Upper Valley who love to play pick-up hockey as a way to stay in shape and socialize in the winter. When local hockey enthusiast, Jamie Whyte, won ice time at […]

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Master Gardeners

This spring the Haven is entering its 6th gardening season in collaboration with the Extension Master Gardener Program. Our beautiful landscape, which combines edibles with ornamentals, is nothing short of welcoming and inspirational. Entering the doors of the Haven through […]

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Jodi Turner

Jodi Turner, our family shelter case manager of ten years, is leaving the Haven to depart on a year-long bike trip across Western Europe with her husband. We are sad to see her go, but we are inspired by the impact she has had on the lives of guests and coworkers. Jodi’s path to the Haven was anything but predictable.

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Lyme has talent & baked goods!

On Saturday, April 26th from 7-9p.m. the Lyme Congregational Church will be hosting a talent show and bake sale to benefit both The Haven and Listen. The talent show will take place in the church Sanctuary and admission will be […]

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March Intensives

11 Hanover High School students participated in a week long program called March Intensives where they chose to volunteer at the Haven. After their week at the Haven, students wrote about what they learned. Read how Hanover student Gracie Callaghan […]

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Haven’s Latest Shelter Routinely Fills Up

(Saturday, March 15, 2014) By John P. Gregg Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction — Demand has been steady and strong for beds at an overnight “warming shelter” that the Upper Valley Haven opened in January, according to officials […]

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Northern Stage Special Offer

Special Ticket Offer for All Haven Donors and Volunteers! Northern Stage, a professional nonprofit theater company in White River Junction, VT, presents Good People, a contemporary new drama about one woman’s fight for the American Dream. This recent Broadway hit […]

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Roller Skating & Smiles

By Ellen Reader, Upper Valley Haven AmeriCorps Member The Upper Valley has many great resources, but the area does have a lack of programming for middle school aged children. The Upper Valley Haven is an exception; one of the great […]

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Poverty Among the Richness

By Sydney Lea For the Valley News Friday, February 28, 2014 (Published in print: Friday, February 28, 2014) My wife and I own a cabin in Maine. I bought it for $500 some 40 years back, because its neighborhood is […]

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Warming Shelter

“Something as urgent and basic as a warm place to sleep in these winter months should be a given. The night hours may be long, but I always leave feeling the hours weren’t wasted.” – Elsa, Haven Warming Shelter Volunteer […]

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Scholastic Book Nook

On February 12th the Haven had the honor of becoming the first organization in the North East to receive a newly installed Book Nook by Scholastic Book Fairs. The Book Nook includes three new shelving units, a cushioned bench with […]

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Member’s Advantage Community Credit Union

Every year Member’s Advantage Community Credit Union of White River Junction, VT runs a Refer-A-Friend promotion. Each time a member refers a friend who then becomes a member of the credit union, they are rewarded with $25 to their account […]

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Swim for Good

Swim for Good – Sunday, March 29 from 3:30-8pm
A family afternoon of FUN, FOOD and FROLIC!

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It’s -5°! This is Home.

Rev. Steve Gehlert of Lyme Congregational Church is spending this bitter cold week sleeping in front of his church to bring awareness to homelessness and inspire community members to step out of their usual routines to take time to help the Haven. Rev. Gehlert believes it is important to “…

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Mascoma Bank’s Pancake Breakfast

Mascoma Savings Bank hosted a Pancake Breakfast at the Grange Hall in Norwich on Saturday, 12/21 and raised almost $2,000! More than 200 people feasted on pancakes, visited with Santa and fellow community members, and learned more about recent happenings […]

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Ledyard Bank Serves Grilled Cheese, Soup and Good Cheer!

Thank you to Ledyard Bank for hosting a lunch to support and celebrate the 19 Days of Norwich! It was held at the Congregational Church on Saturday 12/21 and raised a total of $753 (raffle ticket sales and lunch donations) […]

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ANSYS ‘Canstruction’ challenge

On Friday, January 10th, two Haven staff members attended a competition held amongst ANSYS, Inc. employees. ANSYS staff formed teams who then collected monetary donations to buy food and build a ‘Canstruction’, which was judged by Haven staff members. The […]

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VNA Nurses Support the Haven

“Every year our employees choose local organizations that they want to support with the monies they’ve put into our ‘Denim Fund’ throughout the year,” said Jeanne McLaughlin, President and CEO of the VNAVNH. “We maintain a professional dress code, since […]

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A personal obituary for a homeless man

Dear Editor, An obituary for a homeless man. November 2008. Marinette, Wis. He died of starvation and exposure in a tent hidden between a hospital and a grocery store. He name is unknown. He was survived by unknown family. He […]

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Dan Fraser’s “LIQUID GOLD” Challenge

After his recent visit to the Haven, Dan learned that the Haven refers to fresh milk as “Liquid Gold”.  We never have enough! So, Dan declared Monday December 16th, MILK MONDAY! At Dan & Whit’s checkout they have plastic milk […]

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19 Days of Norwich – Montshire Event

Along with being one of the designated food drop off locations for the 19 Days of Norwich, the Montshire also very generously donated 100 2-person museum passes to the Haven to be given out to those who come to our […]

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2013 Simon Pearce Charity Bauble

Handmade in America by Simon Pearce glassblowers. Created from pure, lead-free glass using centuries-old techniques. Features signature quilted texture. The gift of giving back. Simon Pearce is committed to building community connections and giving back to the communities we serve. […]

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Katy Cares for the Animals

A great gift for a child you love, and an opportunity to help feed the hungry. Fifty cents of every book sold goes to the Haven Food Shelf. What can I do?  How can I help?  This is what I […]

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Chamber Business After Hours at the Haven

What do YOU and the Upper Valley Haven have in common? Come find out! Join the Haven for a CHAMBER BUSINESS AFTER HOURS on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 5:30-7pm.

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Dan & Whit’s

The “19 Days of Norwich” effort was created by Dan Fraser of Dan & Whit’s in Norwich, VT. After learning from a community member that she was shopping to assist with low food supplies at the Haven Food Shelf, he […]

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Ray School Helpers

Recently, the Ray School 5th grade class collected 484 pounds of food for our Food Shelf.  We were then visited by the Ray School 5th Grade Ambassadors who checked the expiration dates on the donated items and then stocked our […]

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Haven’s 2013 CHaD Team

On Sunday October 20th, twenty five Haven staff members and guests participated in the CHaD HERO event.  All members of the Haven Hero Team participated in the 5k Walk which winded through beautiful Hanover and all participants received a CHaD HERO metal […]

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Hartford High School Applesauce Donation

Students from 6 different advisories made applesauce for the Haven this October. Over 220 pounds of apples were donated by Willing Hands, an organization that donates primarily fruit and vegetables that might otherwise go to waste to people in need. […]

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Spicy Fundraiser

Spicy Fundraiser November 2 2013 11:30am-2:30pm 13 Lebanon Street Hanover NH … shallow ones, deep ones, squarish ones, carved ones, hand built, wheel thrown … students (past and present), monitors, instructors have been busily making bowls for our Spicy Fundraiser. […]

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“Why let it go to waste?”

“Why let it go to waste?”  This was a question that Taylor Haney of Longwind Farms, an organic tomato wholesaler in Thetford, VT, asked herself a few weeks ago. Longwind Farms prides themselves on selling high-quality tomatoes; tomatoes with the […]

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A Day of Service: Tucker Foundation & Vital Communities

The mission of the Tucker Foundation is to “educate Dartmouth students for lives of purpose and ethical leadership, rooted in service, spirituality, and social justice”. The Haven has benefited from the Foundation’s ongoing support for over a decade. On September […]

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King Arthur Flour

As part of the company’s commitment to the community, King Arthur Flour has supported the Haven in numerous ways over the years. They have donated bread and baked goods on a regular basis to support our Food Shelf, sent volunteers […]

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Local Girl Scout Collects Items for Upper Valley Haven

Caroline Borger of Girl Scout Junior troop 12260 in Grantham, NH collected items to complete 50 “Bags O’Fun” for the Haven. Caroline first visited us with her troop to deliver donated cookies, and after her visit realized a need for […]

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Cider Festival

Join us for CIDER FESTIVAL at Home Hill Inn, Plainfield, NH on Sunday, October 6 from 12-6pm. There will be live music, cider tastings and fabulous food! Sponsored by Harpoon and Home Hill Inn. Both the Harpoon Brewery and Farnum […]

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Volunteer Gabby

Gabby LaMotte of White River Junction spent the last two weeks before school started volunteering with us at the Haven.  Gabby was introduced to the Haven through the Families Learning Together Program at the Family Place.  This program supports young […]

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Haven Video 2013

Can’t view the video? Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX1zGtlH7No&feature=share&list=PLA3C2D6B9DB9AB682&index=1

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Summer Program

“The summer program at the Haven gives my kids the opportunity to experience so many new and different things that we would not be able to afford to do on our own.” – Parent and former Byrne House Shelter Guest […]

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Dinner At Hixon House By James Patterson Of The Valley News
Sharing Meals at the Haven: From Italian to Indian Cuisine, Volunteers Pitch In

Shelter staff member Faith Dubois, of Wilder, left, and volunteer Cherokee Boley, of Claremont, right fills their plates during dinner at the Haven in White River Junction Thursday, August 1, 2013. Boley is a former resident of the shelter and […]

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From Garden to Table

Michael Clogston, a guest at Hixon House, uses cabbage freshly harvested from the garden in his dinner preparation for other guests. This gardening season marks our fourth year of working to create an edible landscape at the Haven. Volunteers from […]

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YMCA Camp Coniston

Pictured here are two camp counselors with a delivery of food donations. For the second year in a row, YMCA Camp Coniston asked families to bring food donations for the Haven when they dropped their children off at camp. So far […]

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Tuck Students Donate to the Haven

Ever wonder what happens to the remaining credit on a boarding student’s meal plan? Well, students at the Tuck School of Business decided to give back to the community collectively by donating $2,700 of unused funds to the Upper Valley […]

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Kids Zone at the Quechee Balloon Festival

This year the Haven ran the Kids Zone at the Quechee Balloon Festival for the first time. This event provided an opportunity for the Haven to be out in the local community spreading the word about our resources while providing […]

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Flooding

Flooding in Lebanon NH on the night of July 2 displaced a number of families, including 17 in Twin Pines Housing Trust’s new Rivermere development. Upper Valley Strong is currently working to organize volunteers and resources for cleaning up mud, water and debris, much like Irene.

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Marie Onakomaiya Wins 2013 Dartmouth Graduate Community Award

Marie Onakomaiya has been volunteering at the Haven for over three years. She has helped in many ways; she has provided childcare for families who live here so that parents can participate in educational activities, volunteered in the Food Shelf serving […]

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Spring Garden Day at the Haven

On Saturday, May 18th, members of Dartmouth’s Graduate Relief Team joined a group of Master Gardeners to get the Haven’s gardens going for the season. The gardens at the Haven not only produce food for our Food Shelf but educate […]

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Thayer School at Dartmouth Creates Play Structure for Toddlers

In a sprint term Engineering Class, Dartmouth Professor Vicki May, second from left in photo above, invited students to design and build a play structure for the Haven campus. Five groups of students presented their innovative ideas on April 17th to […]

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Dartmouth 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

On Saturday May 25th, the Dartmouth men and women’s basketball teams sponsored a 3 on 3 basketball tournament to benefit the Haven and a scholarship fund for high school athletes. Approximately 80 students participated in the event. Each person paid […]

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Comcast Cares Day

On April 27th the Dartmouth Men’s Basketball Team joined Comcast Employees at the Haven for 12th annual “Comcast Cares Day”. Comcast sends employees, family members, and friends into the community to help with special projects to support non-profit agencies. This […]

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Casella Waste Systems

The Haven has a group of incredibly supportive donors whose efforts are multi-faceted, and through an accumulation of initiatives, make an incredible impact on our success. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is one of our partner businesses which offers invaluable support […]

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A new Haven Video… Hidden in Plain Sight

If you can’t see the video, click here.

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King Arthur Flour’s Manufacturing Team honors MLK by volunteering at the Haven!

This year marked the 4th annual Martin Luther King Day that King Arthur Flour (KAF) volunteers spent the day volunteering at the Haven. The manufacturing team has proven to be

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Businesses help those struggling during the holiday seasons

Can you imagine being homeless with little or no money around the holiday season? Many families and individuals are living paycheck to paycheck and can’t afford all that comes with the holiday season. Luckily, numerous businesses in the Upper Valley […]

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Volunteer Impact in 2012

Over three thousand men, women and children per year arrive at the Haven in search of food, clothing, a shower, emergency shelter, or aid in solving crises. Since 1980 we have welcomed all as equals respectfully and without judgment. We have done […]

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Ledyard Bank 2013 Partnership

Ledyard and the Upper Valley Haven have developed a new program partnership for 2013. Many of these initiatives have never been done at Ledyard and will allow the bank the opportunity to focus efforts in a sustained and meaningful way throughout the year. The Haven is honored to be their “adopted” organization of 2013!

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2012 Simon Pearce Charity Bauble

2012 Charity Bauble, The Royalton Optic Bauble Each year during the holidays, Simon Pearce designs a bauble and donates a portion of the proceeds from the sales of this design to local non-profits. The Royalton Optical Bauble, part of the new Royalton Collection, […]

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2012 Holiday Authorpalooza at Dartmouth Bookstore

Join us at Dartmouth Bookstore on Friday, December 7 in Hanover, NH for the Holiday Authorpalooza! We hope you can join us!

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Thankfulness artwork by Haven Children

A few children in the Haven’s Afterschool Program depicted what they are thankful for this year. We hope you enjoy their artwork.

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The Fixer at Hixon House

In the last few months, John Caswell lost the apartment he lived in for 14 years, became homeless, and spent nights sleeping on a park bench in downtown Lebanon. Lucky him.
I say that because Caswell’s misfortune led him to Hixon House, the Upper Valley Haven’s shelter for homeless adults in Hartford, where, along with getting a roof over his head and hot meals, he was matched up with Caroline Swaney.

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Dedication of The Beverly Fowle Fiertz Community Center

Join us on Sunday, August 5 from 4-6pm to dedicate The Beverly Fowl Fiertz Community Center at the Upper Valley Haven. Read the the Valley News article about the event….

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‘Like a Big Family’ – More People Turn to White River Junction Shelter for Support by Maggie Cassidy

‘Like a Big Family’
More People Turn to White River Junction Shelter for Support
By Maggie Cassidy
Valley News Staff Writer

White River Junction — Brittney Bennett and Janna Jarvis could be sisters.

They laugh at the suggestion — Bennett, 24, is originally from Connecticut, and Jarvis, 36, previously lived in Randolph. It’s not so much about their looks, either. Both women boast thin, athletic frames, but Bennett’s long, dark hair remains pulled back from her square face and light complexion, while Jarvis, a little bit taller and a little bit tanner, has blond highlights in her bangs, cut straight across her narrow forehead.

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Cinco de Mayo Extravaganza!

A great night of Latin music, food, and entertainment for our Upper Valley community! 3rd Annual Cinco de Mayo Extravaganza When? May 5th What Time? 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Where? Alumni Hall in the Hopkins Center Why? To have […]

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Will you SPRING to the Challenge?

NH Charitable Foundation Challenge The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF) has issued a challenge to our supporters. They will give the Haven $5,000 if we raise $10,000 by June 30th, 2012. Be the first to make an Annual Fund gift […]

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Sunglasses at Night

Let’s spring forward to summer with a Sunglasses at Night themed summer party on Friday, March 30th, 2012 at the beautiful Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT. 21+ BYOB … Bring a non-perishable food item, clothing, or other […]

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Good for Your Body and Soul: Curves Food Drive

Feel doubly good about life when you help your community and yourself. Bring a bag of non-perishable food items into Curves and you can join absolutely free. But hurry! This is a limited time offer. www.curves.com Thank you to the […]

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Red Barn Oil Painting Raffle

Win a 16”x20” Red Barn painting by national award winning artist Aline Ordman! Aline is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and has been accepted to national juried shows of the Oil Painters of America & the […]

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Upper Valley Haven 2011

Take a look at life at the Haven in 2011 in the new video!

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Hearts for the Valley

Please call the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce at 603-448-1203 to order tickets.

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Wells Fargo Advisors Announces $4000 grant for the Upper Valley Haven

‘Investing in Our Communities’ initiative rolls out to regions across the firm as part of $1 million in funding for basic needs St. Louis, December 22, 2011 – Wells Fargo Advisors announced today a $4000 grant to The Upper Valley […]

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Simon Pearce Celebrates the Season and Supports the Haven

Join at one of the events at Simon Pearce this December. On each day of the event, 15% of sales will be donated to the Upper Valley Haven!

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Boloco Supports the Haven

Boloco will be hosting the 12 Days of Giving from Monday, December 12 to Friday, December 23, 2011.  On Tuesday, December 20, Boloco in Hanover will give the Haven .50¢ from any burrito, bowl or salad sold.  Support the Haven and local […]

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Holiday Gift Cards

Are you looking for a lasting and meaningful holiday gift? You can give a monetary donation to the Haven in honor of someone special.

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George Winston Concert Supports the Haven

Please join us on Sunday, December 4, 2011 @ 8:00PM for George Winston!   The event is to be held at The Tupelo Music Hall located at 188 South Main St. White River Junction,VT.  Guests are invited to bring canned food.  A […]

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Imagine all the people…

See recent e-newsletters on what the community has done to help people impacted by Irene.

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Irene Strengthens Community

DONATE The extra storage space helped us organize the many generous donations that came from all over the country! Many people are still cleaning the mud and muck out of their homes. The Haven’s Hours Food Shelf, Shower, Clothing Room […]

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Trumbull Hall Troupe Supports the Haven!

The Trumbull Hall Troupe began 7 years ago to provide kids with a fun, educational theatre experience that could also contribute to improving the lives of those less fortunate. Every year an original piece is performed by area teens. All […]

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Tupelo Music Hall Supports the Haven

Tupelo Music Hall Presents  John Lennon IMAGINED (Beatles and Solo Years)  A Benefit Concert on John Lennon’s Birthday To Support the Communities Devastated by Hurricane Irene Performed by The Nu-Utopians An 8-Piece Ensemble That Celebrates & Honors The Icon’s Music […]

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Hurricane Irene Relief Pie Bake-off

Like Pie? Like to bake pie? Like to eat pie? Want to support Irene relief efforts? Come join us for an afternoon filled with pie and support from local sponsors at the HURRICANE IRENE RELIEF PIE BAKE-OFF on Sunday, October […]

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How the Haven is Helping Hurricane Irene Victims-UPDATED 9/8

Many thanks to the community for your generosity and outpouring of support for those who have been hardest hit by Irene. For nearly two weeks, just as quickly as we have been receiving donations, we have been turning the most […]

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Haven Heating Fuel Raffle

As summer comes to an end, we start to think about the colder months ahead.  Help support those who need heating assistance by purchasing a raffle ticket to win 100 gallons of oil for you!  – $5 per ticket or […]

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Haven Volunteers Receive Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Community Service

The Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Community Service honors individuals groups, and businesses that best exemplify the spirit of volunteerism and community service in Vermont. Laura Shelton, Volunteer Services Coordinator at the Upper valley Haven, and Sara Demont, former Board member and active volunteer, traveled to the State House this past Saturday to receive this distinguished group honor on behalf of over 400 people who donate their time to the Haven.

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Build your Business, Help the Haven

Scott Graham announced today that the business Mastermind Group in the Upper Valley is expanding to Tuesday evenings beginning June 7 2011.  The new group will kick off with an 8-week coaching  program built around the book, “Karmic Management: What […]

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2011 Update: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Housing and Wages in Vermont

Renting an apartment in Vermont continues to grow more difficult for the average Vermonter, according to a report released on April 21, 2011.

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Upper Valley Program Teaches Children To ‘Be in Charge of Their Own Dental Health’

Published 4/11/2011 By Nicola Smith Valley News Staff Writer Dental Disease has been called a silent epidemic that affects up to 23 percent of the nation’s children and nearly half the adult population who fall below the federal poverty line. […]

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Upper Valley Haven Volunteers Receive Hometown Hero Award from the United Way

413 volunteers at the Upper Valley Haven won the United Way Hometown Hero Volunteer Award.  The United Way, News Channel 5 and People’s United Bank have partnered to honor Hometown Hero Volunteers every month.  The month of April they selected […]

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Local Businesses Rally For the Haven

On April 7,2011 Jackie Bender, from WPTZ, reported on local businesses that support Haven.

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Help the Haven win a financial contribution from Ledyard National Bank!

Ledyard National Bank is asking the community to vote, via website, to choose the organization that they’d like to see receive a financial contribution from Ledyard. You can vote once every day, now through May 18, 2011. Please help the Haven win by showing your support online! The Haven is honored to be one of the five organizations chosen by Ledyard for this opportunity. Vote today!

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New Haven Adult Shelter Wins Efficiency Vermont Award

The newly constructed Adult Shelter, located in White River Junction, Vermont, won the 2011 Efficiency Vermont Award for Best of the Best in Commercial Building Design & Construction.

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Wells Fargo Advisors Support the Haven

All 19 of the Wells Fargo Advisors in Lebanon, NH have again secured a $4,500 grant for the Haven from the Wells Fargo Foundation!

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Bob Sanderson Musical Concert

February 5th – 3pm – West Lebanon Congregational Church
Bob Sanders, a local musician who spent many nights homeless in his former life, gives back to organizations that help people get a second chance.

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Upper Valley Haven Receives $50,000 Donation from Mascoma Savings Bank

Days before the start of the new year, Mascoma Savings Bank’s President and CEO, Steve Christy, and board members Tom Terry, O.D. and Donna Wheeler, visited the Upper Valley Haven to present a check for $50,000 to help fund a […]

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Dance Into January With The Stars

The Holiday are over but the need for food continues. Join American Legion Post #26, “The Moonlighters” big Band, and John and Sandra tomeny for an evening of great music and dancing on Saturday, January 15, 2011. This is a great way to dance-off some of those holiday pounds while helping a great cause!

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Simon Pearce: proceeds of wisp bauble sales go to the Haven

The holidays are a time to remember those less fortunate. As part of Simon Pearce’s ongoing commitment to giving back to local communities a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Wisp Bauble will be donated to the Upper Valley Haven.

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Marathon Food Drive at Price Chopper

Join Paul from 95.3 the Wolf for a marathon food drive at Price Chopper on the Miracle Mile! From 7am on Saturday, December 18 until 5pm on the December 19th, 95.3 the Wolf will be collecting food…

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Norwich Turkey Trot

Live in Norwich? Support the Haven on Thanksgiving by participating in the Turkey Trot!

“It doesn’t matter if you’re a: jogging gobbler, galloping giblet, strolling gizzard or a blading bird….WE WANT YOU!!!!”

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Housing Solutions Real Estate Partnership

Matt McIntyre & Carol Robert, the Owners of Housing Solutions Real Estate, support the Haven and Essence of Art with unique hand-made clay houses!

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Local Legends Concert to benefit Upper Valley Haven

Local Legends Concert to Benefit the Upper Valley Haven – Yellow House Media and Lebanon Opera House present The Second Annual Local Legends Concert Saturday, November 13th at 7:30pm featuring up-and-coming stars alongside well-established popular bands from the local area […]

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Haven Heroes – A Partnership with CHaD

On August 29, 2010 25 Haven guests, staff and board members participated in the CHaD Hero Half Marathon (1-mile Cam’s Course or the 5K walk). Everyone who participated on the Haven Heroes team had a wonderful experience giving….

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Grand Opening of Hixon House, the Haven’s New Adult Shelter

On June 24, 2010 the Haven opened its doors to homeless adults with out children.

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