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 [...]
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.”
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.