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Welcome to Village Neighbors

Village Neighbors Is Now FREE To Members over 60
in Leverett, New Salem, Shutesbury and Wendell

Village Neighbors is a volunteer run non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults over age 60 in Leverett, New Salem, Shutesbury and Wendell. We provide FREE simple services, transportation, classes and activities to our members. Thanks to our first year members, whose generosity allowed us to launch Village Neighbors, we are now able to offer MEMBERSHIP for FREE. Contact membership@villageneighbors.org or call 413-345-6894 to learn more.


With 1/3 of our four towns’ populations now over age 60, all VN members are encouraged to actively create ways to support each other and volunteer. As we grow, we will need more VOLUNTEERS of all ages, so please consider becoming a part of the Village Neighbors Team. You can choose to provide direct services to members such as transportation or friendly visits, or work behind the scenes to help the organization run smoothly. We will be happy to match your skills and interests to one of our Committees. Contact 
volunteers@villageneighbors.org

to find our next date and place for volunteer orientation.


Going forward, we will be seeking funding through donations from members, volunteers and community groups, grants and other fundraising activities. Watch for further information.







Member Well Being
Volunteers can visit members at their homes to provide companionship, and a connection to their community 

Free Services:

Check in call

Errands

Friendly visit

Going for walks

Information organization and

referrals

Post hospital help

Reading to member

Respite for Care Givers


Technical Support
Volunteers will give technical support for electronic devices and simple computer problems.

Free Services:

Electronics / TV

Mac

PC

Phone / tablet

Helping Hands
Volunteers will provide members assistance with occasional household tasks or yard work and minor repairs.

Free Services:

Change smoke alarm

batteries

Easy fixits

Grocery deliveries

Help in garden

Household tasks

Meal prep

Move furniture

Organize household items

Pet care

Plant care

Seasonal tasks

Snow shovel path

Wood stacking


Transportation
Volunteers will provide transportation to appointments, visits with friends, social and cultural events, grocery or other shopping trips.

Free Services:

Medical ride

Long distance ride

Ride for errands

Ride for shopping

Ride for social event

Third party ride