Hilltown Families


It Takes A Village Volunteer Training in Ashfield The old saying that it takes a village to raise a child is certainly true, and It Takes a Village, a community volunteer service helping families with new children, helps bring the village straight to families. The group serves greater Brattleboro and the Hilltowns of Western MA, and volunteers are paired with families who they visit for 2 hours a week for the first… Read More

Maureen Shea of Cummington, MA writes: I’m wearing my ‘It Takes a Village‘ hat here to let you know about our fundraiser on Saturday, September 25th. ‘It Takes a Village’ matches a volunteer with a family for weekly home visits for the first three months after a baby is born. In the ten months since we began, we have served fourteen families with a roster of over twenty volunteers. Our fundraiser, called… Read More

It Takes A Village Hosts an Open House February 28th, 2010 in Cummington, MA ‘It Takes a Village‘ is a free-of-charge, community service that supports families for the first three months after a baby is born. A family is matched with a volunteer who visits the family home on a weekly basis, providing support with anything from meal preparation and dishwashing, to companionship and playing with older children. The Village is modeled… Read More

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