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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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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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