Dial-A-Ride depends on volunteer drivers to pick up passengers and give them life-changing access to medical appointments, food shopping and other necessities.
Volunteers have been working hard to update the skatepark at the Bristol Hub Teen Center, next to the Bristol recreation fields.
Clambering the stream banks in rubber boots on a spring morning. Leaning forward to fill a sample vial with cold river water. Working with a team to carefully note down details.
One local organization that is run entirely by volunteers is Addison County Readers, the local chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
As part of National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, the American Red Cross Vermont Chapter honors the work of its volunteers who give their time to help people in need.
United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth.
After hosting a scaled-back event last August, the officers, directors and volunteers of the Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green are hopeful that the week-long, family-friendly, community-supported music series can return in its full pre-Covid glory t … (read more)
Let’s be real, high school students are constantly caught under a tsunami of grade maintenance, AP tests, working part-time, extracurriculars, and so much more.
MIDDLEBURY — Wanted: People with a little time and a lot of compassion to give to neighbors who are in the final days of their lives.It’s an invitation to the community by Addison County Home Health & Hospice (ACHH&H), a New Haven-based nonprofit that’s l … (read more)
MIDDLEBURY — Folks planning for retirement typically map out activities and bucket lists for their golden years. Jane Steele’s retirement plan was simple: Work even harder — this time on behalf of those less fortunate. At age 75, the former educator, adve … (read more)
BRISTOL — Catherine Willson knows she gave away 225 loaves of homemade bread between March 20, 2020, and March 20, 2021, because she’s been keeping track in a notebook. She started off just giving bread away to friends. “Around loaf 30, I’d sort of run ou … (read more)
VERMONT — During National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, the American Red Cross Northern New England Region is recognizing its volunteers who continue to work tirelessly to help people in need during COVID-19. In Vermont, 323 people volunteer with the Red C … (read more)
United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth. In that spirit, the organization will honor local high school seniors through its “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a gener … (read more)
VERGENNES — The past year has been one of uncertainty and disruption to everyone’s normal routines. That includes Girl Scout activities. Fortunately, many volunteers have stepped up and kept their Girl Scouts active in virtual troops, with outdoor activit … (read more)
CORNWALL — The Friends of Cornwall School (FOCS) is a parents organization dedicated to supporting our children through numerous co-curricular and extra-curricular activities throughout the year. We recognize that part of supporting our students includes … (read more)