Members in the News

Dec
03

VCLF Releases First Environmental Impact Report

December 2nd, 2020: The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) today announced the release of “A Carbon Impact Analysis of VCLF’s Loan Portfolio,” studying the environmental impacts of the organization’s work. A mission-driven nonprofit lender, and a US Department of Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), VCLF is the first organization of its kind in the US to produce an environmental […]

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Lawson’s Finest Liquids Donates Generously On Giving Tuesday

Lawson’s Finest Liquids is proud to support over thirty central Vermont non-profit organizations on Giving Tuesday, December 1st . Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Karen and Sean Lawson, owners of Lawson’s Finest, announced the distribution of gifts totaling over […]

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Nov
18

Champlain Investment Partners becomes a VBSR Gold member

Champlain Investment Partners is an independent, employee-owned asset management firm headquartered in Burlington, Vermont. Champlain has a charitable ventures program with a mission to partner with exceptional organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in Chittenden County and the greater Vermont Community through high impact philanthropy in the following areas: education/child care, substance abuse, […]

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Nov
18

Vermont Federal Credit Union becomes a VBSR Gold member

At Vermont Federal, we are passionate about making a difference in the communities that we serve, and we continue to be an active participant and contributor to a variety of charitable initiatives such as Feed Your Neighbor with the Vermont Food Bank, Pitchin’ for a Purpose with the Lund Family Center, and Vermont Special Olympics. […]

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Nov
18

Downstreet Launches New Podcast – Community Pulse with Eileen Peltier: A Localized Beat on Social Progress in Vermont

Downstreet Housing & Community Development (Downstreet), Central Vermont’s premiere non-profit affordable housing and community development organization, has launched a new podcast, Community Pulse with Eileen Peltier. The show features in-depth conversations with community members, partners, influencers, and leaders about exciting initiatives, local news, and the future of Central Vermont through the lens of social progress. […]

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Nov
17

VBSR Champion member VEIC has released their 2019 Impact Report

In May 2020 we introduced the new VEIC—a corporate commitment to make an impact, and a response to the pivotal social and environmental changes that are shaping how we deliver on that commitment. This report is one way we’re putting our commitment into practice. We begin with our performance in 2019, demonstrating how we held […]

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Nov
12

VSJF Project – Local Food Resiliency in Vermont

 Our project Communities all around Vermont are creating, discovering and revisiting strategies for building a more secure, accessible and resilient local food system. These projects showcase thoughtful planning and community connection. They are rooted in place-based thinking. We invite you to draw on these ideas and collective wisdom as you think and plan around food, […]

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Nov
11

Getting to Know Aqua ViTea Founder, Jeff Weaber

Meet Jeff Weaber, founder of Aqua ViTea Kombucha in Middlebury, Vermont. Jeff’s vision is to bring naturopathic principles of vitality and wellness to the masses. Learn about the early days of the Kombucha industry circa 2007 and Jeff’s journey from craft beer brewer to Vermont entrepreneur. Craft Beer Brewing in the Post-Grunge Heyday In 2004, […]

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Nov
11

National Life and Sodexo Work to Provide Hundreds of Thanksgiving Meals

Montpelier, Vermont – National Life Group and Sodexo are joining forces to provide a free Thanksgiving meal to those who need one in Montpelier. The team is working with Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club which led this tradition for the past 47 years. “Thanksgiving looks a lot different this year,” said Mehran […]

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Nov
09

Cookies for Good Celebrates 10 Years and Over $100,000 for Homeless Prevention – with Sugarsnap, Cabot

by Abbey Duke of Sugarsnap It all started with a cookie. Well, nine of them. Plus three creative, forward-thinking local organizations: one large business, one small business and one non-profit. Now, 10 years and over 300,000 cookies later, Cookies for Good has raised more than $100,000 for the Committee on Temporary Shelter’s homeless shelter and prevention […]

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