During this past holiday season Bond Auto Parts, Inc., a Barre, VT based company, created a the “Good Neighbor Discount” fundraising initiative. Each store manager identified a food shelf within their local community to support, and together store teams worked [...]
Casey Dillingham, the Chair of Mascoma Savings Bank’s Wellness Committee, organized a “Can-struction” food drive competition between the different bank locations and departments to benefit the Haven. Each group gave a magnificent effort, but when it was all said and [...]
This December 2014, when shoppers purchased a Chelsea Optic Pear bauble ($50) in either the Quechee or Hanover Simon Pearce stores, a portion of the proceeds were set aside for the Haven. Jackie Collier of both the Quechee and Windsor [...]
A month or so ago, Lia invited my daughter for a sleepover at her house in Norwich. In between devouring homemade pumpkin pie Addie had made with homegrown pumpkins, camping on the trampoline outside for the night, the usual girl giggles, and making crafts, they decided to do a fundraiser for the Haven.
In August, a close Haven friend tried his luck at the NH lottery. He struck gold, winning a prize of $3,000! Instead of keeping the money for himself, he and his wife decided to donate it to the Haven to support the Children’s Financial Literacy Program.
Quinn Renshaw, a student at Richmond Middle School, held an outdoor laser tag fundraiser for the Haven in June. Kids in 5th to 8th grades gathered to play laser tag at Storrs Pond Recreation area. Participants paid $5 to play, […]
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 [...]
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 […]
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 […]
The Haven will commemorate its four decades of service to the region by releasing 40 stories of people, events, ideas, and services fundamental to our mission. We will be releasing these stories weekly, so check back often.