We’ve put together a list of ways to give back to local communities and non-profits.
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Support Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow at the Winterfest Gala on Saturday, February 25th, with dinner, a live auction, a silent auction, and raffles.
Night for Sight on Saturday, March 11th is a fundraiser for the Guiding Eyes of Southern VT puppy raiser program in the Bennington area. The evening includes a delicious dinner, homemade desserts, live music from Matt Edwards with Buck2Fifty, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle.
A member of the Vermont Foodbank, the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry in Wilmington aims to see that no one in the area goes hungry or lacks the basics for personal care and primarily serves the towns of Dover, Halifax, Marlboro, Readsboro, Searsburg, Whitingham, and Wilmington. They do not turn anyone away.
The Brattleboro-based Food Connects delivers local food as well as educational and consulting services aimed at transforming the local food system.
The Vermont Foodbank is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, providing nutritious food through a network of more than 300 community partners – food shelves, meal sites, senior centers, after-school programs, schools, and hospitals.
The Retreat Farm in Brattleboro is a model, land-based, community-anchor institution located on 500 acres of Abenaki homelands on a mission to connect people to the land and one another.
The Rotary Club of Deerfield Valley is a volunteer organization of women and men who want to make a positive difference in the community and which provides more than $30,000 annually to local charities and organizations.
The Split the Ticket Fund matches financial contributions with donations of heating oil, kerosene, and propane from local energy providers. The delivery ticket is split 50/50 with the fuel company, every $1 donated buys $2 worth of heating fuel. These providers are mostly small, family owned businesses and are often the first to hear about and respond to a heating emergency. This program gives local businesses, organizations, and individuals, the opportunity to provide a gift of warmth.
Sport and outdoors
Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow is a volunteer-driven non-profit that provides adaptive sports, recreational opportunities, and educational experiences to the Mount Snow community and its visitors.
Donate to the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum in West Marlboro to help care for live animals, improve and increase access to educational programs, and connect the community with the wonders of natural history.
The Southern Vermont Trails Association provides a four-season interconnected multi-use network of trails and backcountry ski zones in Stratton, Wardsboro, and Cover.