Slow Food Vermont is celebrating Terra Madre Day at the Burlington Farmers Market on December 8th by supporting the good work of HANDS (Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors). HANDS knows the value of good, clean & fair food for seniors, and how important it is for everyone to have a seat at the table, especially during the holiday season.
PLEASE HELP us to help HANDS feed & nurture our older neighbors this winter!
Financial contributions in any amount
Canned goods & food items (soup, vegetables, canned tuna, meals in a can), jars of peanut butter, packages of peanut butter and crackers, healthy granola bars, small containers of unsweetened applesauce, and large boxes of raisins
Toiletries (individual toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, tissues, hand lotion, hand sanitizer, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.)
Hats, gloves, or scarves for both men and women
Non-denominational wrapping paper and/or scotch tape
Crossword puzzle books
Small LED flashlights with batteries
Hand or foot warmers
Notecards or notepads
Energy efficient lightbulbs
Gift cards for local grocery stores, CCTA bus passes, and restaurants
Volunteer sign-up to help:
here's the sign-up link for giftwrapping: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084badad22a2ff2-gift
here's the link for hauling stuff and helping on Christmas Day: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084badad22a2ff2-prep
PLEASE, NO candles or sugar candy
a card at our table or bring one with you to market to wish a senior happy holidays!
Look for the Slow Food Vermont booth at the Burlington Farmers Market at the UVM Davis Center!