Hilltown Families


Have you heard of Spread the Bread? This global grassroots bread-giving initiative encourages families to bake bread and share with others. It was begun as a way to involve kids in charitable giving at an early age so that they would see it as a way of life… and a great way for families to participate in community service at home on a snow day!

Flowers for Friends Combines Art, Spring Blossoms and Small Acts of Kindness On Friday, April 5th, Hilltown Families and the Art Garden presented a Flowers for Friends Workshop, the second workshop in a 3-part free Friday family workshop series in Shelburne Falls. This past Friday families gathered to paint terracotta flower pots, planting them with violas to pass along to others in their community. Participating families were encouraged to give their flowers… Read More

Connecting and Supporting Community with Bread (and Biscuits!) Does your family do a lot of baking during the holidays? Why not make an extra loaf or two and share with someone in need or a local hero? Spread the Bread, a global grassroots bread-spreading initiative, is encouraging families to do just that! Community members are encouraged to bake (or buy) bread, wrap it with a note of hope, inspiration or gratitude, and… Read More

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