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Fundraising / Outreach Events

Marketplace New England Fundraiser- Thursday May 4th

Join us on Thursday, May 4th from 5-7pm for a fundraiser and outreach event at Marketplace New England.  There will be light refreshments and 10% of sales will benefit the Friends Program.  Plan to stop by and support us and this great local store.


Quilt Raffle - Drawing May 13th

Want to try your luck at winning a beautiful handmade quilt just in time for Mother's Day? Stop by Marketplace New England and purchase a raffle ticket - 1 ticket for $5 or 3 for $10 - by May 13th for your chance to win.  All raffle ticket sales will benefit the Friends Program. Thank you to Marketplace New England for hosting this raffle and to Cynthia Johnson for the beautiful quilt.

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Bead It Fundraiser - May 13th

Stop in and make a Mothers Day gift at Bead It, or pick up a little something for yourself, and 30% of sales will benefit the Emergency Housing Program.


Spring Into Healthy Giving - Saturday June 3rd

Come out to the Spring Into Healthy Giving Event in Downtown Concord on Saturday, June 3rd from 10am-3pm to support the Friends Emergency Housing Program.  We will be there offering free kids crafts and face painting, as well as hosting a yummy bake sale.  There will be all sorts of fun activities.  Hope to see you there.

NH Gives - 6pm June 6th - 6pm June 7th

The Friends Program will participate in NH Gives and we hope we can count on your support. 

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Upcoming Youth Mentor Orientations
Make a difference in the life of a Merrimack County young person. Be a mentor. The first step is coming to one of our monthly orientations that will introduce you our program and outline what's involved. Step up and step in to help a needy child. Call 228-0108 today to get started.

Thursday, May 11th 4:30-7:00pm
Wednesday, June 7th 3:00-5:30pm

Wednesday, June 21st 1:00-3:30pm (High School Students only)
Wednesday, July 19th 4:30-7:00pm

Venue:  The Friends Program, 202 North State Street, Concord, NH

Interested?  Have questions?  Want more information? Call 228-0108 to speak with a Youth Mentoring Coordinator.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Upcoming Events

Volunteer Orientation
This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your experiences and learn about the benefits of volunteering with RSVP.  All orientations are from 2-3pm at the Friends Program office at 202 North State Street in Concord.

Thursday, April 27th
Thursday, June 29th
Thursday, August 31
Thursday, October 26

Please RSVP by calling 228-0139 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.