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Fab 5 Fundraising Efforts

by Claire Hefti Hello! My name is Claire, and I’m a part of the Fab 5. The Fab 5 is a small United Way Youth Venture Team who fundraise for the Apple Valley Center Nursing Home, and other local organizations. With the money raised, we help the activities department and get to have little party’s […]

Special Ally, Teri Smith

We want to acknowledge Teri Smith, Ally of The Holiday Spreaders Venture Team. She has been their Ally since their official launch in March of 2014. Teri has been a tireless supporter of The Holiday Spreaders’ efforts to raise awareness and support for those citizens who are struggling with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. She is the […]

CHANGEMAKERS IN ACTION (and they’re elementary school kids!)

by Miranda Jennings,  of Heal Winchendon What an amazing crew of Changemakers we have at Toy Town Elementary School! After a fun, warm-up to get the positive energy flowing, kids planted garlic in the school garden, which was their idea after learning about food insecurity in town last week. Then we did some leadership and […]