Your help at this time is critical.
In order to respond to the July 2023 flooding, Upper Valley Strong needs your financial support!
Upper Valley Strong will distribute contributed funds to organizations working to address the impacts of the extreme flooding. These include food, family supports, childcare, services for seniors, housing and other needs that that are not being met. Upper Valley Strong works through a coalition of organizations, local governments and regional planning groups focused on the Upper Valley and its health and well-being.
The Upper Valley Haven is acting as the fiscal agent for Upper Valley Strong.
Thank you so much to all who have donated to UV Strong in response to the July 2023 flooding. At this time, we have decided that we at UV Strong have the funds we need to support our neighbors and we invite you to make contributions to the Vermont community foundation flood response and recovery fund to help others in Vermont.
Donate By Mail
Send a check made payable to Upper Valley Haven with “UV Strong” in the subject line to:
Upper Valley Haven
Attn: Michael Redmond
713 Hartford Avenue
White River Junction, VT 05001
Frequently Asked Questions
Funds donated to Upper Valley Strong support the work of local organizations meeting the needs of vulnerable populations. Assessments of the gaps and needs are ongoing, and UV Strong is able to move very quickly once a funding opportunity is identified.
The overwhelming majority of these funds go to direct services, but some of the funding will also go to keeping these local direct service non-profits financially strong so that they can continue to serve the Upper Valley.
Upper Valley Strong committees are made up of members of local non-profits who are experts on each facet of this unfolding crisis. These committees make funding recommendations to the finance committee.
The finance committee makes the final funding decisions. This is a group of local folks with very high credibility who are tracking where the gaps are in the local system.
Learn more about Upper Valley Strong committees here.