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Vernal Pool Plunge | Huntington | April 16 & 23

Mar 24 2022
A group pf 17 volunteers stand around and inside a small wooded wetland called a Vernal Pool at Hilltown Land Trust's Vernal Pool Plunge event. All volunteers are dressed in rubber knee high rain boots, pants, and raincoats. Many other volunteers are holding long white extendable nets, clipboards and buckets. All these tools are used for the Vernal Pool Plunge training event. The volunteers are standing in front of a large trunk of a white pine tree with long branches and many other species of trees can be seen in the background of the photo including hemlock and maples.Vernal Pool Plunge Saturday, April 16 & 23, 10am-1pm
Fare-Thee-Well Wholeness Center
153 Pond Brook Road, Huntington MA
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Event Details :
Hilltown Land Trust is partnering with the  Wild & Scenic Westfield River Committee  to offer our annual Vernal Pool [continue reading]

NEADS looking for volunteer puppy raisers for the weekend to take dogs from prisons, where they are trained during the week

Feb 4 2022
NEADS looking for volunteer puppy raisers for the weekend to take dogs from prisons, where they are trained during the week “NEADS, a nonprofit that trains service dogs, is looking for volunteer weekend puppy raisers to take dogs out of prisons, where they live and are trained by incarcerated individuals during the week.
Once [continue reading]

Dakin Humane Society: The fulfillment of fostering

Aug 30 2021
Dakin Humane Society: The fulfillment of fostering “In a typical year, one in four animals that come to Dakin will need foster care before becoming adopted. They go into foster for several reasons; medical, behavioral, or because space is very tight at our shelter. In each case, a loving home environment is ideal for these [continue reading]

Dakin Humane Society: Special people for special animals

Mar 24 2021
Dakin Humane Society: Special people for special animals “Dakin Humane Society is encouraging people who are interested in providing foster care for small animals and dogs to step up and enjoy an unforgettable experience. We’re seeking foster parents for those specific types of animals in need at this time.” Read the full article at [continue reading]

Volunteer Opportunity: Easthampton Winter Farmers’ Market

Nov 16 2020
The Easthampton Winter Farmers’ Market is seeking volunteers! We are looking for someone to staff the market for three dates: November 29th, December 6th, and/or December 27th. Duties include greeting customers as well as processing credit card and SNAP transactions.
You can choose to volunteer for just one or two of these dates, or [continue reading]

Community Legal Aid Helping during Covid-19

May 15 2020
Community Legal Aid has started a project, using trained volunteers, including lawyers and law students, to file claims for people not able to manage the complex online UI process on their own. English and Spanish language flyers or call 855-252-5342 or applying for services online at . There are [continue reading]

Volunteers needed: Pioneer Valley farmers’ markets

May 6 2020
Farmers’ markets in the Pioneer Valley need your help! Farmers’ markets are working diligently with local officials and agencies to keep everyone safe as they plan for their seasons. They are looking for volunteers to help guide customers through the changes so that our communities can continue to access the freshest options for local food [continue reading]

Be a superhero to a homeless child today! Volunteer.

Aug 9 2017
Looking to give back or help your community grow? Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Western MA.
Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing quality play and opportunities for early education. Volunteer with homeless children [continue reading]

Nominations for Hampshire County Person of the Year end Feb. 28

Feb 23 2017
Published by under Volunteer Work
“Please use this survey to nominate a resident of Hampshire County who goes above and beyond to make our Valley a better place. Also, new this year, The Daily Hampshire Gazette Young Community Leader Award. Nominate a person who lives in Hampshire County and is between the ages of 15 and 30 for this award. [continue reading]

Peanut butter and jelly drive to aid hungry neighbors

Oct 20 2016

Lavery Greenfield and friends collecting PB&J in 2014
For the last 4 years, Lavery Greenfield (age 10) and a band of fierce, young ladies have taken October and November to raise awareness for food insecurity in the Pioneer Valley by asking for donations of jars of peanut butter and [continue reading]

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