Serve Week with ANEW Place

Event Details:
When: July 23, 2018 9:00 am – July 28, 2018 5:00 pm
Location: Chittenden County

Cost To Attend:
Nonmembers –
VBSR Members –

Registration is closed

Looking for something meaningful to do this summer? Mark your calendar and sign up to join us for the first annual Serve Week, organized by ANEW Place. This week of raising awareness and taking action will start Monday, July 23rd and continue through Saturday, July 28th. Each day a different local organization in our community will be hosting an opportunity for volunteers to get involved and help impact our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Gather a group of your friends, family, or coworkers, or just sign up individually for one of the following 11 projects:


Monday, July 23 @ 9 am – noon: organize donations at Safe Harbor

Monday, July 23 @ 2 pm – 5 pm: move gravel for drainage at ANEW Place

Tuesday, July 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: provide and prepare lunch at a homeless organization

Tuesday, July 24 @ 1 pm – 2:30 pm: work in the garden at Spectrum

Wednesday, July 25 @ 9 am – noon: stock shelves at Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Wednesday, July 25 @ 2 pm – 5 pm: stain picnic tables at ANEW Place

Thursday, July 26 @ 9 am – 1 pm: clean and organize basement at Spectrum

Thursday, July 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8 pm: provide and prepare a cookout meal at ANEW Place

Friday, July 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am: organize event signs at Lund Center

Friday, July 27 @ 2 pm – 5 pm: mulch gardens at ANEW Place

Saturday, July 28 @ 9 am – 2 pm: deep clean dorms at ANEW Place

Homelessness is an issue faced by many members of our community in Chittenden county, and in Vermont. Serve Week’s purpose is to give everyone in the area a chance to learn more about the reality of homelessness and to help out with the organizations that help homeless individuals and families. Serve Week is a great opportunity to get involved in your community and do something that will leave a lasting impact.

Our goal is to mobilize 100 volunteers and to raise $10,000 during Serve Week! There’s a volunteer opportunity for everyone – no matter your age, skillset, passion, or experience. Whether you’re signing up yourself or you have a whole group together, there’s a project for you. You can also support Serve Week by making a donation or by setting up your own personal fundraising page. Set fundraising goals, spread the word, and raise money to support this cause!

Sign up, make your donation, or start your personal fundraising page at

For more information, contact Hannah Baker by emailing