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LCH Team Spotlights

LCH Team Spotlights

There are a lot of good people working to support people without homes in our community--from LCH staff and board members to volunteers--it’s a huge team effort! Each week, we’ll be giving a shout out to one member of our organization our social media pages. We are...

Blues to the Bone-Sept.26!

Blues to the Bone-Sept.26!

Join us for an outdoor concert to benefit Lamoille Community House! Let's raise the roof on Sunday, September 26 at the Town & Country Resort with music by John Fusco and the X-Road Riders, Maple Run Band, Rusty DeWees, and the amazing Sarah Morrow! A HUGE thanks...

Summer Wish List

The shelter may be closed for the season, but LCH is continuing outreach for folks staying in hotels and outdoors. The summer brings different challenges for those without homes. The following items could greatly help someone this summer. Summer Wish List: shampoo and...

Helping Homeless is a True Collaboration

Helping Homeless is a True Collaboration

This opinion piece by board chair Corey Perpall appeared in the Stowe Reporter on February 18, 2021. Living in Vermont has been a dream for me. Like many of you, I moved here to raise my family and live among the mountains. As a registered nurse and board chair of the...

Gratitude for our community!

Gratitude for our community!

As we enter the New Year, the Lamoille Community House board and staff are filled with gratitude for your support. December was a big month! We kicked it off with a generous matching donation for Giving Tuesday, followed by an incredible response to our annual...

Kim Anetsberger Named Executive Director

Kim Anetsberger Named Executive Director

Stepping in this past February as interim director just as the pandemic hit Vermont, Kim Anetsberger has been named Executive Director of the Lamoille Community House. “Kim’s positive energy, thoughtful approach, and experience with other local nonprofits has already...

As cold sets in: Homeless wait for Hyde Park shelter to open

As cold sets in: Homeless wait for Hyde Park shelter to open

From the News & Citizen, November 19, 2020 Winter weather — and temperatures well below freezing — have arrived in Lamoille County, but homeless people in the area are still waiting for the local shelter to open. The Lamoille Community House, Hyde Park’s homeless...

Homelessness on the rise in Lamoille County

Homelessness on the rise in Lamoille County

by Roger Nicholls In his poem, The Death of the Hired Man by Robert Frost, a farmer’s wife talks to her husband about a homeless man who has worked for them in the past and suddenly reappears at their home. She says in the poem, “Home is the place where, when you have...

Reopening During COVID-19 + Wish List

Reopening During COVID-19 + Wish List

  When COVID-19 hit last spring, we made the decision to close the yellow house as planned. Instead of saying goodbye to guests for the summer, however, we moved them to hotel rooms where they could safely social-distance and continue to access much-needed...