The Friends Program would like to thank Liberty Utilities for being a 2018 Program Supporter for the Emergency Housing Program.

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John Shore, Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications explained that Liberty Utilities is very proud to sponsor the Friends Program, Emergency Housing Program. This program provides critical services for those families in need of emergency housing. We stand behind the Emergency Housing Program and their effort to break to cycle of homelessness.

Thank you for your support!

We want to make a stronger connection with you in 2018. That starts with a conversation.

Let us know what you like about the Friends Program and how we can make our programs better.




This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call us at 228-1193. Thank you for helping us serve our community.

Do you want to support the Friends Program by getting more involved? Are you interested in seniors having meaningful opportunities to volunteer in their community?  If yes, we are looking for volunteers to serve on the RSVP Advisory Committee, which provides input and advise to staff and Board of Trustee members on the RSVP Program.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Senior Programs Director, for more information.

January was National Mentoring Month and the Friends Youth Mentoring Program celebrated efforts aimed at providing quality 1:1 mentoring opportunities that connect area young people with caring adults. 

Longevity Award winner, Susan Scarcello (left), Community-based volunteer mentor,
Mickey Russo (center) & Master Mentor Award recipient, Jeanne Cusson (right)

On January 27th we recognized our community-based volunteer mentors, and particularly applauded 11 Longevity Award Winners and 3 other standout superstars. 

Site-based Impact Award winner, Carley Kanter

We thank and congratulate all who have infused lasting strength into children's lives! 

The Friends Program is pleased to announce that Kim Yarlott has returned to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Kim is the Principal of Reeds Ferry Elementary School, Merrimack, NH and began her teaching career in Concord, NH.  She was named the 2017 NH Principal of the Year and is recognized as a National Distinguished Principal. Read more here.

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