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by Sue Miyamoto Once again, teens came to work behind the scenes at Aunt Dot’s Place, stocking shelves and labeling items for the shelves. We are thankful for their enthusiasm and a job well done. “Leadership,” according to Donald McGannon “is not a position or a title, it is action and example.” These teens are...
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Brandy Grattan is a new board member at Aunt Dot’s Place. Her passion is that we reach more food-insecure seniors and people who are disabled. This passion was birthed from her own experience with her father, who became ill, lost his job, and could no longer work. He became home-bound, unable to walk and had...
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Jennie Baker is a nurse who cares for patients at Jeri Hill Senior Housing in Jericho She noticed that some of her clients were unable to get out to do their food shopping, and knew that some had a limited budget. She was concerned and contacted Aunt Dot’s Place to see if we could help....
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December 7, 2019 | by Sue Miyamoto We have had a lot of help in November and December, and we are very grateful.  Preschoolers pulled a wagon of food to Aunt Dot’s Place and teenagers stocked shelves. Two local businesses – Mark Barbecue and Matt Lumsden Real Estate brought in huge amounts of food.  Essex police recently donated a...
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Matt Lumsden and Erica Sherrod and a friend arrived with a truck load of food for Aunt Dot’s Place yesterday at 5:00 pm. Volunteers, including two brothers, jumped into action weighing, sorting, and labeling the food. Matt and Erika stood outside Shaw’s in Williston, and asked people to buy something to give for the food...
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