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VHFA-er “changes the world” with gift to Morningside Shelter

Robin Howe knows how to stretch a dollar. Howe, VHFA's Multifamily Operations Specialist, worked to turn a one dollar public relations campaign into a $2,590 gift to a homeless shelter in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Mittens stuffed with holiday cheer for neighbors at King Street Center

VHFA-ers made a special delivery before closing the office for the holidays.  Agency elves stuffed 88 pairs of mittens, gloves and hats with goodies for children and families at Burlington's King Street Center

Another year of unwavering support for Lund Holiday Giving Program

VHFA staff have a long tradition of including families served by the Lund Center on their holiday shopping list.   This year was no different,  as coordinator Josh Slade delivered boxes of new toys, clothes, books, household items, and gift cards

Mittens and hats and gloves, oh my!

VHFAer's efforts to house children in India make headlines

Yesterday's Burlington Free Press described the the Howley Foundation's progress in helping to provide safe homes for children in India.  The Howley Foundation was started and is led by Brenda Howle

Building materials needed for Irene rebuilding in Pawlet

BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont is collecting materials for rebuilding homes damaged by Tropical Storm Irene.  

Storm-damaged COTS Daystation in Burlington needs your help

Despite the generous recent support of community members, storm damage to the COTS Daystation on July 4th will require even more donations to resume operations.

VHFA sponsors Lake Monsters game to raise money for United Way

Lake MonstersWhat better way to celebrate spring in Vermont than planning a night at the ballpark? 

Cathedral Square housing residents enjoy donated flowers

Seniors living in assisted rental housing managed by Cathedral Square Corporation are among the many happy beneficiaries of a new program run by local florists.

Services for Melinda Bussino set for Friday and Saturday, March 9-10

A celebration of Melinda Bussino’s life will be held Saturday, March 10, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Brattleboro.   Calling hours will be at Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home on Friday, March 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. 

Melinda, the Executive Director of the Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center for the homeless and hungry, died Sunday after a fatal heart attack.


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