Category: News

CVUUS Fall Fundraiser

CVUUS’ annual Fall Fundraiser has taken many creative forms over the past years.

Chili To-Go Fest Postponed to Winter 2021: We were planning a Chili To-Go sale for this fall building off our successful rhubarb pie sale and nostalgia for Middlebury’s Chili Fest, but decided … read more.

Staying Connected!

As we move into the fall, with an ongoing pandemic, we are each facing new challenges: changes to our health, our lives, our relationships, our homes, and our work. With physical distancing, all of us are more isolated. Many experiences are new and difficult.
We … read more.

Meals for Charter House

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Charter House Emergency Shelter has been feeding three meals a day for up to 100 low income or homeless people as take-out. They could use help any day with passing out lunches as take out (11 to 12:15) or helping … read more.

Honoring Indigenous People

Monday Oct 12 was the 2nd year that Indigenous Peoples Day was an official VT state holiday, replacing Columbus Day. What a great opportunity to create some family traditions for honoring the original people of these hills and valleys, and other Indigenous Peoples around the … read more.

No More Killing!

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites us to stay engaged on Black Lives Matter efforts. Several walked with Middlebury College students protesting for justice for Breonna Taylor Friday Sept 25 at Cross St Bridge. Several have posted and had their BLM lawn signs stolen, especially from East Middlebury and Ripton. We are urged to report this to police. Follow more here. 

Daily CommUUnion

Rev. Barnaby shares inspirational thoughts, music and readings in a regular email. Look for these coming from This started as a daily email during COVID times as a way of staying connected titled Daily CommUUnion  and then became twice weekly emails titled Tweek and … read more.

Migrant Farmworker Support in Addison County

Addison Allies Network’s Coronavirus Emergency Fund for Immigrant Workers thanks the 62 community members (many from CVUUS), who donated to the fund for a total of $3662.  They’ve also secured grant funding from United Way of Addison County and The New England Grassroots Environment Fund, each … read more.