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By Sue Miyamoto This week, Aunt Dot’s Place received non-perishable food from three groups. Essex Equipment brought in 225 pounds of food, Essex Junction Parks Preschool donated 396 pounds of food, and Sylvan Learning brought in 223 pounds! Thank you so much! Volunteers weighed the food, sorted it, dated it, and quickly got it on...
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By Sue Miyamoto Stores, restaurants, and many local businesses of the Essex Experience put out boxes to collect food for Aunt Dot’s Place. Our wonderful community came through again. 333 pounds of food was collected, and one store gave us a check for $115.00! As people shopped local, they also supported people with food insecurity...
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By Sue Miyamoto The safety of our volunteers is very important at Aunt Dot’s Place. When you enter Aunt Dot’s Place to volunteer, you take your temperature and answer basic health questions. We have also rearranged some of our workstations so that people don’t work too closely together. We wash our hands, wear masks and...
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by Sue Miyamoto I was working last night at Aunt Dot’s Place sorting the enormous generous donation from Mark Barbecue last night. This donation weighed in at 485 pounds of food and essential supplies. As the evening went on more blessings came in. A couple came in with a turkey, which went out to a...
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By Sue Miyamoto Today we received about 230 pounds of fruits, vegetables, canned goods, cereal, sides, noodles, pasta, and toothpaste. While we were working, someone dropped off two bags of much needed feminine supplies. We also received several monetary donations this week. We so appreciate this outpouring of support.
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