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We usually don’t have a lot of sweets at Aunt Dot’s Place. Our shelves are full of cans of vegetables and soup, peanut butter, bread, and cereal. We have meat, pasta, spaghetti sauce, and delicious fresh fruits and vegetables.But now, thanks to a generous donation from CVS Pharmacy located on 7 Essex Way, in the...
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Food insecurity according to the US Department of Agriculture is a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active healthy life. Food insecurity is part of a complex situation of lack of affordable housing, health problems, medical costs, underemployment, and low wages.For some people, a third of their income is going to health...
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Hunger in Chittenden County is a hidden problem. Those who have had a financial setback by job loss, reduced work hours, divorce, or high medical costs, often don’t tell anyone of their financial struggles. They gamely work to cut expenses and pay off bills.They are often well-dressed due to the clothes they bought when they...
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Fusion Volleyball Club Vermont had a food drive at their tournament that yielded 247 pounds of food and $110.00 in cash donations. Volunteers weighed, dated, sorted, and shelved the food. This donation will help hungry people in Essex, Westford, Essex Junction, Underhill, and Jericho. Thank you Fusion Volleyball Club Vermont!
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Author Melody Beattie said “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.”What will you do this year for others? What will you write in the chapter of 2019? What will both give you joy and help others?Consider a...
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