Local

  • localoutreachLoaves and Fishes is a community lunch served on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro. Volunteers prepare the meal, pick up vegetables from the Co-op and orders from the Vermont Food Bank, sort, pack and freeze food, and clean up. We serve 100 adults as well as children from the nursery next door. For more information or to volunteer, contact Ruth Tilghman at 258-2761.
  • The Help Fund is a local group that gives grants to members of the community for heat, housing, utility bills, or car repairs. Please call the church office at 254-6048.
  • Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center provides a food shelf for the community. St. Michael’s collects food at the Sunday morning worship services for the Center.
  • The Overflow Shelter houses those in need of ovenight shelter from November to April. Volunteers cook dinner and/or take nightly shifts supervising the Shelter, which is housed at the First Baptist Church.
  • The Dove Project, run by the AIDS Project of Vermont, is a food collection program serving over 90 people living with and affected by HIV. Parishioners are invited to take a dove (located at the back of the sanctuary) and return the dove with the food or personal care product needed. The Dove Program works with 16 faith communities and the Brattleboro Co-op.
  • The Walk-In Clinic provides free clinical services in Brattleboro, and St. Michael’s supports staff and medication expenses (brattleborowalkinclinic.com).
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Brattleboro  (bgcbrattleboro.com)
  • SIT Peace Camp is sponsored by the School for International Training in the summer. St. Michael’s provides hospitality and other services for the students.