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Planet Aid drop boxes unlikely to clothe locals

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copyright the Chronicle November 5, 2014  by Natalie Hormilla A convenient way to recycle clothing is making its way into Orleans and Essex counties — but it’s highly unlikely that any of those clothes will end up on the backs of needy people in the Northeast ... More »

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Hungry Vermonters face cuts in aid

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Years ago, Kim Arel found herself in a tough spot.  She had two young children to feed, and for a brief time the only way to swing that was to visit a food shelf.  “I was surprised to see other people there that I didn’t think I would,” she said in a recent in... More »