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The preschoolers of STEAMworks have done it again, bringing lots of food for our shelves, and we at Aunt Dot’s Place are so thankful. Do you want to have generous children? First, be a role model. Second, give them lots of opportunities to give. Third, talk about generosity and what you do to make a...
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Brene Brown explained that “connection” is the “energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued.” Oftentimes poverty is lonely. You lack resources and connections that others have. You don’t fit into conversations about fancy vacations and new cars. There is isolation and for some people a sense of shame.When our clients...
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Mark’s BBQ, located at 34 Park Street is having Mission Sunday, this Sunday, November 3 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm. All profits will go to Aunt Dot’s Place to help the food insecure of Essex, Essex Junction, Westford, Underhill and Jericho. Mark is asking all customers to bring non-perishable food supplies when they come to...
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What I do for Aunt Dot’s Place is generally in my comfort zone. I work with a lovely group on Tuesday’s to sort produce, date stock and stock shelves. I also love to write so I write this blog, reporting on events at Aunt Dot’s Place, and asking for donations. But I was concerned that...
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“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” (Albert Camus). I love the beauty of this season, and I treasure each glorious day, knowing that cold weather is on its way, and with it the holiday season. At Aunt Dot’s Place, we are asking for donations of holiday food supplies. Though we...
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