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January 26, 2018 | Sue Miyamoto Malala Yousafzai said “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” How can a busy teacher, already burdened with so much to do, make an impact on hunger in our community. Here are several ideas to consider:  First, talk about hunger...
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January 15, 2018 |Sue Miyamoto As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, I am inspired by this quote from him –  “I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education, and culture for their minds and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” It...
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January 11, 2018 Aunt Dot’s Mysterious Name Revealed Aunt Dot’s Place is a food shelf that supplies food to folks in Essex, Essex Junction, Underhill, Jericho, and Westford. But, have you ever wondered where the name “Aunt Dot’s Place” came from? According to Andrea Fracalangia, President of Aunt Dot’s Place, the name was suggested by...
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December 18, 2017 On December 18, about a half dozen seniors representing different food shelves braved fifteen degree temperature and wind chill to pick up food for their food shelves.  Cottage cheese, milk, dozens and dozens of eggs, and 50 pounds of onions were picked up today for Aunt Dot’s Place today. 
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December 6, 2017 The holiday season is different for each one of us. We come from different faith communities, have grown up with unique family traditions, and each family has its own special holiday foods. One thing we all have in common is a focus on love and giving. Don’t get bogged down with the details of shopping...
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