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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...