Spring, Training Opportunities, events, and Reasons To Support Green Mountain United Way’s Annual Community Campaign!
Spring, Training Opportunities, events, and Reasons To Support Green Mountain United Way’s Annual Community Campaign!

Spring, Training Opportunities, events, and Reasons To Support Green Mountain United Way’s Annual Community Campaign!


Spring is here, so are new training opportunities, events, and reasons to support Green Mountain United Way’s Annual Community Campaign!


Dear Supporter,

Here at Green Mountain United Way, engaging our communities and partners on a variety of levels is truly changing how we see poverty. It is not simply a lack of money, but the missing opportunity for prosperity. And therein lies what we really do. We work to empower people to build, identify, and grasp that opportunity for prosperity for themselves or to help others discover their individual purpose.
We educate through understanding of past, present, and future with events like the showing of Resilience and the accompanying panel discussion; we provide access to resources through programs like Working Bridges; we create opportunities for people to give back through volunteering at our Day of Caring, and to gain the opportunity to build their own personal sense of value and community connection.
I invite you to join us in building those opportunities within our communities from the ground up so that everyone in Caledonia, Essex, Orange, Orleans and Washington Counties may know prosperity and LIVE UNITED.

In gratitude,
Tawnya Kristen
Executive Director

Green Mountain United Way Updates


Green Mountain United Way’s 2017 Day of Caring is May 24! We will have two great projects at the Family Center of Washington County and at the Good Samaritan Haven in Barre. Learn more….

Resilience Film Community Screening and Panel Discussion – May 24 in Central Vermont. Learn about ACES (Adverse Childhood Experices) and community solutions.
Watch the trailer here or learn more.

Volunteer Opportunities in our Communities

Your gift of time makes a huge impact on your community and can build relationships that last a lifetime. Your gift of time is the one that keeps on giving!

Community Notes


Join this open discussion at Montpelier City Hall on June 1 from 6:30-8:00pm with a panel of Community Providers, Law Enforcement, and Hospital Staff moderated by Peter Mallary of VAMHAR. Find out more…

The Community Wellness and Prevention Working Group is hosting a community meeting to discuss a community wellness and prevention initiative in the Orleans County and northern Essex County Wed., May 31 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Find out what you can save on prescriptions with the Familywize prescription tool at familywize.org and ask us for your FamilyWize cards today!

Vermont 211 now offers 2-way texting! Learn more…

Sponsor Green Mountain United Way’s
2017 Annual Golf Classic on July 29th!

Help your community and have fun – sponsorships at the $500 level and up include registrations for your team! 


Upcoming Events

  • Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope Community Screening – May 24th 6-8 pm at Montpelier High School. Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/110821029 and ….read more
  • Bridges Out of Poverty Workshops – Join United Way and national trainer Prudence Pease in Colchester for a one-day Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop on June 2nd …read more
  • 13th Annual Green Mountain United Way Golf Classic – Saturday, July 29th at the Barre Country Club! Registration and sponsorships now open – Register Now!
  • Save the Date – Saturday, November 4, for our Annual Lift Up Benefit at Green Mountain CrossFit (or better yet, start training now!)

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Green Mountain United Way

73 Main Street, #33

Montpelier, VT 05602

Phone: 802-613-3989

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