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Lamoille Community House 365 Campaign

Lamoille Community House 365 Campaign

Lamoille Community House (LCH) launched its 365 Fundraising Campaign in recognition of the fact that people in Lamoille County without a permanent home need shelter, a bed, a meal, a shower, and a place to feel welcomed and supported, 365 days a year. That’s every...

Shelter Season Wishlist 2022/2023

Shelter Season Wishlist 2022/2023

With our 2022/2023 shelter season upon us, we're gathering donations of items that will help us run a safe and accommodating shelter for our guests. If you have any of these items and are willing to donate them, please email us at giving@lamoilleshelter.org Shelter...

Let’s Raise the Roof to End Homelessness!

Let’s Raise the Roof to End Homelessness!

Click here to purchase tickets! Saturday, November 5th, 6-9pm at Alfie's Wild Ride, Stowe VT. Join the Lamoille Community House in our annual fundraiser to support our work of bringing shelter and outreach services to those experiencing homelesness in our county. LCH...

Faith in Action

Faith in Action

The Faith in Action campaign is asking the interfaith community of Lamoille County to come together in support of a permanent, year-round shelter for our neighbors without homes.

Summer Wish List 2022

Summer Wish List 2022

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:...

We Can Do Better

We Can Do Better

Dear Neighbor, Frantically packing all of your belongings into boxes. Making quick decisions about what to leave behind. Moving for the third time in a year. Saying goodbye to friends you just made. Never truly feeling at home. Struggling to stay stable.  As a...

Season 21/22 Shelter Wishlist

Looking for a way to contribute this winter? Below is a list of items that the shelter is currently in need of. To donate items off of this list, please call the shelter at 802-521-7943 to arrange a time to drop off the items, or email giving@lamoilleshelter.org...

Shelter Needed 365 Days a Year

Shelter Needed 365 Days a Year

I recently facilitated training sessions for my shelter staff on trauma-informed care and the housing first model. One of the exercises in the training presented a grid with a description of a different type of person in each box. The examples given were a single mom,...

Shelter is Essential Service

Shelter is Essential Service

by Rabbi David Fainsilber and Father Rick Swanson Photo credit: Jessica Ojala It was the day after Christmas in 2017 with temperatures hovering at 12 degrees at 12 noon with a stiff north wind. VPR personality Mark Breen in his Eye on the Sky Forecast was predicting...