MAD RIVER VALLEY VOLUNTEER RESPONSE TEAM
We are a group of community members working in collaboration to ensure that we can navigate these unsettling times anchored to one another in support. This site has been designed to help streamline information to offer assistance and support to any community member in need. We will continue to maintain this website and work on associated projects for as long as needed. You can find ongoing updates about supports available in the Valley Reporter and on our Facebook page. If you or anyone you know could use some help please see the links below, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-496-8965.
Click above to sign-up to be a volunteer. The form will ask you if you are interested in being contacted about shopping, emotional support, pet care and/or technical assistance.
Click above if you would like assistance from a neighbor. This would be to receive support with shopping, emotional support, pet care and/or technical assistance.
MRV Food Shelf
Tuesday 10-12 pm
Wednesday 4 pm - 6 pm
Saturday 10 - 12 pm
The Mad River Valley Food Shelf is located at Evergreen Place, at 5308 Main Street (Rte 100) in Waitsfield, Vermont
Visitors and 2nd Home Owners Shopping Initiative
To help visitors and part-time residents be compliant with the State of Vermont Guidelines, the Mad River Valley Volunteer Response Team will connect you with a volunteer to shop, inform and assist during the recommended 7 or 14 days. For more information, please contact us at 802-496-8965. State of Vermont guidelines for travelers are listed here. Please be advised this initiative is for 2nd homeowners and long-term visitors.
ShareMRV & VT Everyone Eats!
Everyone Eats is an awesome program that engages local restaurants to make to-go meals for anyone who has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis due to unemployment, underemployment, or other challenges (so basically everyone)! This program is available thanks through special CARES Act funds made available to Vermonters. Click here for more details!
Mad River Valley Resource List
Face Book - https://www.facebook.com/mrvvolunteerresponse/
Valley Reporter Daily Updates Daily updates to resources around the Valley.
Chamber of Commerce Daily updates to resources around the Valley.
Front Porch Forum Sign up here to be part of your community's message board.
Mad River Community Fund 802-496-3638 email@example.com The MRVCF created a short form application in response to a variety of Covid- 19 concerns and challenges we face as a community. In an effort to bridge the gap between layoffs and receipt of unemployment benefits we have created an expedited financial support process. Submit Form Here
Mad River Valley Food Shelf 802-496-8853 to order food and check pick-up hours. Either pick-up at back-door of Evergreen Place or by delivery to you through Free Wheelin’ (802-249-3427).
HUUSDS- Free Breakfast and Lunches. Call 802-583-8022 to place an order.
ShareMRV - Free Meals, 802-505-9249 or email ShareMRV@gmail.com for more information.
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING RESOURCES
Hannah’s House 802-496-9715 info@HannahsHouseVT.org Vermont non-profit dedicated to promoting mental health for children, teens, adults and families.
Sally Kendall Massage Online self-care/self-massage videos.
Mountain Rose Integrated Wellness Center 786-302-0153 Online classes available.
Salt & Sand Studios Online yoga.
Kinney Drugs 802-244-8458 (Waterbury) Waterbury branch is delivering prescriptions Wednesdays and Fridays at no charge if you have a prescription. $2 fee if no prescription.
GROCERS (Non-restaurant) OFFERING CURBSIDE PICKUP OR DELIVERY
East Warren Community Market 802-496-6758 firstname.lastname@example.org Currently offering email orders and curbside pickup.
von Trapp Farmstead Select your items and pay with a credit card. Put in your order by Tuesday afternoon, and we'll be set up on Common Rd to hand you your goods on Wednesday, 11-1.
The Roots Farm Market Info Order through online store and pay, with scheduled curbside pickup. 11-4 Tues- Sat. Please avoid calling the market.
Paradise Provisions Call 802-583-2757 and arrange payment/curbside pickup.
The Mad River Taste Place 802-496-3165 Order and pickup curbside
Lawsons 802-496-HOPS ext. 0 Phone order. Curbside service: Our staff will bring the sunshine right to your car! We’ll take your order at your car window, or bring out your phone order. Bring your photo ID with you. Online orders: Coming soon! For pick up only, no shipping available.
HARDWARE AND HOME SUPPLIES
Kenyon’s 802-496-3922 Place order over phone, pay, curbside pickup. 8-4 M-F, 10-4 Sat.
Bisbees 802-496-3635 Place order over phone, pay, curbside pickup OR delivery. 8-3 M-F only.
Dept of Public Service Statewide Hotspot Map A map of public buildings in Vermont where WiFi with access to the internet is publicly available. These sites are accessible at all hours from a parked vehicle on the road or parking lot.
HUUSD Local Wifi Locations At these spots you should be able to connect outside the building or within the safety of your car.
HOMESCHOOLING AND ACTIVITIES
Amazing Educational Resources A educator community to share the good, bad, and ugly about the many teacher resources on the internet.
Virtual Read Alouds and Activities Shared Google Doc with list of links.
Links for Home Learning Shared Google Doc with list of links.
Virtual Field Trips Shared Google Doc with list of links.
At Home Activities for Kids Shared Google Doc with list of links.
Moretown United Methodist Church 802-496-8934
Waitsfield United Church of Christ 802-496-3065 email@example.com Service Times: Zoom Video: Live, Sunday mornings 10am Here’s the link: https://zoom.us/j/5729925681. PASSWORD REQUIRED AS OF 4/5/20: 948036. Zoom Audio (only): For this option dial 929-205-6099 and then enter our meeting code 5729925681#. MRVTV: broadcasting worship live on channel 44/244 Sundays 10am, and airing re-runs throughout the week.
The Warren United Church 802-496-2713 Currently closed with the exception of AA meetings: Fridays 7:00pm. The MRV Interfaith Council is here for you if you need to talk. Find information on this website. See their Facebook page, also, for information on watching church online.
Community of The Crucified One VT 802-231-4028 firstname.lastname@example.org Live streaming worship services.
We highly encourage people to wear a mask (homemade), bandana or scarf in public places. Please watch for more info. https://youtu.be/BoDwXwZXsDI
How to make masks:
ADDICTION - ONLINE MEETINGS
Circle If you are in danger and experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault, please contact our local organization: Circle’s hotline 1-877-543-9498, or the US National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224.
Vermont Suicide Prevention Center Text VT to 741741 or call 800-273-8255.