Social Action

Walk/Bike to Church in May

May is “Walk/Bike to Church Month.”  You’re encouraged to walk or bike to church (all or part of the way) in May.  Participation in this annual UCM initiative has grown each year.  Let’s break last year’s record of 67 people! If you can’t walk or bike, please consider car pooling.  We’ll reduce our carbon footprint … Continued

S.P.U.D.S. More Love in Actions

The February 4th SPUDS outing became an opportunity for women to help girls. About 17 women gathered to create hygiene kits via DAYS FOR GIRLS . Thanks for the suggestion, Erin. Thanks Nancy for making it happen. Can’t wait to see what SPUDS does next month. Stay tuned. 

February 4, 2016 SPUDS Service Project

The next SPUDS service project will be on Thur, Feb 4 from 9:00 to noon at the home of Erin Aguayo. Erin is a volunteer with the non-profit “Days for Girls” which provides free, reusable feminine hygiene kits for young girls around the world. We’ll be measuring, cutting, folding, sewing, serging, ironing, applying snaps, and … Continued

SPUDS Seeking Helpers for Trail Work on Nov 1

The next SPUDS community service outing is Sun, Nov 1. We’ll be working with Greg Western of the Cross Vermont Trail Association to make improvements to the Mallory Brook Trail in East Montpelier from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. There will be light work (removing invasive plants) and heavier work (putting in sign posts and transporting rocks). To … Continued

Can You Help with the Harvest?

Volunteers are needed to join the SPUDS outing on Thursday, October 8. We’ll be at the farm at the VT Youth Conservation Corps from 1:00-4:00 to harvest and wash vegetables for families in need. There are ‘sit down’ jobs if you prefer. To sign up, please contact Nancy Schulz.