Maggie Cassidy

Putney Community Cares needs your help

As you may know, in 2018 Putney Family Services and Putney Cares merged to create Putney Community Cares.

Before the merger, each organization asked for funding to support the services and programs it provided and the two part-time employees who worked to administer them, and we hoped that when we merged we would be able to maintain at least that level of funding.

However, since the merger, while our programs and services have grown, contributions to Putney Community Cares have not matched the total needed to sustain our work.

So we're asking you to donate whatever you can, knowing that whatever you can give will provide a varied range of services and programs to people of all ages in our community, from newborns whom we greet with Welcome Baby baskets, to neighbors who benefit from Meals on Wheels, to seniors who can keep fit with yoga, tai chi, and Strong Living.

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A vote that can directly affect your family

This Thursday, May 22, Putney will hold a Special Town Meeting to decide: Will the town continue with Rescue Inc. as its ambulance service, or contract with another provider? I hope that Putney residents will attend this meeting and make their voices heard - again. At Putney's Annual Town...

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