LTS Students Pitch In
On Friday, May 13, Long Trail School sent out students, faculty and staff to serve area communities. More than 200 people made a difference in over 20 locations from Rutland to Sunderland. They were provided with a list of opportunities and did a variety of chores to help others. Groups cleaned or organized the Manchester Community Library, Rutland Food Shelf, United Church of Dorset and East Rupert, Second Chance Animal Shelter and Middletown Springs Library; managed particular projects like lunch at the Open Door Mission or the installation of a new exhibit at the Dorset Historical Society. Some students signed on to work outdoors: farm chores at Merck and Dorset Equine Rescue, planting veggies for Manchester’s Community Food Cupboard, cleaning graves at Factory Point Cemetery, and clearing trails and repairing park spaces in Dorset, Pawlet and Rutland. One group entertained those less mobile by performing at Equinox Terrace. Students were able to find their niche and Select a task which mattered to them. If you know of a project that could use a bit of help, contact Kim Murphy at email@example.com.