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Giving Tuesday - November 28th

2017GTlogo Please make sure to support the Friends Program by giving an online donation on November 28th.

Bead It! - December 1st

Bead It will be collecting items for the families in our Emergency Housing shelter during Midnight Merriment in Concord, NH. They will also be donating a % of all sales during the event for our Emergency Housing Program. Please make sure to visit them when you are out and about during this event to thank them for their support.


Crossroads Chiropractic - November 1st - December 18th 

Crossroads Chiropractic is collecting items listed on our Emergency Housing wish list. Please help them with this wonderful effort.

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Pats Peak - December 18th - December 21st

Purchase lift tickets to ski at Pats Peak in Henniker December 18th-21st, receive a discounted ticket price, and support the Friends Program!  Tickets must be purchased online in advance of December 18th.

In addition, you may bring a kids craft project, kids school supplies or kids books with of value of $10 or more with you to the ticket window (new & unopened items only) and then get a $10 PATS PEAK Cafe Card (one per person).

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Upcoming Youth Mentoring 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.

Wednesday, December 6th
Tuesday, January 23rd
Thursday, February 22nd

Venue:  The Friends Program, 202 North State Street, Concord, NH  @ 4:30-7:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

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


DAR Volunteer Recognition and Open House - November 17th

It’s a Party! Bring a friend and join us at White Birch Center, 51 Hall Avenue, Henniker on November 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM as we celebrate and recognize our dedicated Dial-A-Ride and Bone Builder volunteers at White Birch Center for Active Living. We will learn how these volunteers and programs impact the community in Henniker.  Come out to show your support and learn more about these Programs and how you can get invovled.  All are welcome.

RSVP Volunteer Orientations - January 18, 2018

Calling all volunteers!  Whether you’re an experienced RSVP volunteer or new to the program, everyone is  invited to attend volunteer orientation class.  This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your experiences and learn about the benefits of volunteering with the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program.  All orientations will be held at The Friends Program, 202 N. State Street, Concord from 2-3 pm.  Next session will be Thursday, January 18 2018.  Please rsvp by calling 603-228-0139 or email .  We look forward to seeing you soon!