Help us welcome new neighbors in Vermont with a donation drive to support the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program and the Somali Bantu Association of Vermont. This is a tangible way we can make a difference in our community and ensure that everyone feels welcome in Vermont. Onion River Sports is excited to be one of the drop-off locations for the drive! Simply drop off items from the lists below here at the shop during regular business hours now through February 28.

We’re collecting the following items:

Home Goods: pots, pans, utensils, waste baskets, shower liners/curtains/rings (new), brooms/dustpans/mops, all purpose cleaner, toilet brushes (new), laundry baskets, new pillows/blankets, alarm clocks, trash bags/storage bags, sewing/knitting materials, gardening tools, seeds.

Educational Supplies: Children’s toys & books, educational materials (books writing materials for children through high school students), teaching materials, used computers in good condition, notebooks, pens/pencils/sharpeners/scissors.

Family Needs: Food (canned and dried goods, diapers, shampoo (men’s & women’s) band aids, first aid kits