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Helping Hands for Our Neighbors

Dummerston Cares is an all-volunteer organization committed to caring for our residents. We offer support for the health and wellness needs of people in our community through a variety of programs, services and resources. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many of our programs were suspended. We are now slowly restarting them. While we were unable to provide some of our normal services, we were able to establish new programs and services to help our community members during this challenging time. We were involved with the Everyone Eats program, distributing food prepared by local restaurants to provide residents with meals. We established a fund through the generosity of our supporters that has gone to help those in need of financial assistance during this time. 

Who We Are

Read about our history and the committed people involved.

Programs and Services

We offer a wide range of programs and services for our citizens.

How to Help

Get involved! We have a variety of opportunities for anyone interested.


T’ai Chi Class Openings

Cares' T'ai Chi class, Wu Style, is accepting new students at this time. The class is led by John Hury who has taught T'ai Chi for over 40 years. John has a master's degree in clinical psychology. His master's thesis was on the psychotherapeutic benefits of T'ai Chi....

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Putney Area Community Loan Fund

The Putney (Area) Community Loan Fund (PCSLF) can make  low interest (5%) loans to residents of Dummerston, Putney and Westminster. No collateral, no fees, pay back over 26 installments. The money is from the community and for the community and not from the government...

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Thanks for all of your help in moving some furniture out of my garage. Now I can put my car in the garage this winter. It really helps when you can’t do some things for yourself any more.


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