Erika Linskey earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado, taught elementary school in Colorado, and has maintained a life-long career in teaching and child advocacy. …
School Counseling Week – Featured Counselor
National School Counseling Week is this week, February 6th -10th! Every year, on the first week of February, we take the extra time to show our school counselors how much …
New Circle Mentor Spotlight
A Big Shout Out to New Circle Mentor Mike! Over the past three years, Mike has become a trusted figure to his mentee by being patient, always listening, and incorporating …
Eight Years as Executive Director
Mary Falcon, a publishing industry veteran, came to Safer Society Press as the free-lance copy and acquisitions editor two months before hurricane Irene slammed Vermont. The infamous storm drove the agency from the comfortable confines of the Briggs Carriage House to temporary headquarters at The Granary on Union Street.
Season’s Greetings from Safer Society Foundation
The holiday season is that time of year we take stock of the past year and look forward to the next. We embrace our friends and family. We remember fondly …
New Circle Mentoring receives a $5,200 Vermont Mentoring Grant
MENTOR Vermont envisions a future in which every young person in Vermont has the supportive mentoring relationships they need to grow and thrive. In order to achieve this goal, we have collaborated with our funding partners to create the Vermont Mentoring Grants. With funding support from the A.D. Henderson Foundation and the Vermont Department for Children and Families, MENTOR Vermont strives to support, expand, and enhance the quality of existing mentoring programs, while also to helping to establish new youth-adult mentoring programs. We support this critical work by making grants and providing technical assistance, with the ultimate goal of sustainably increasing the quality and quantity of mentoring matches statewide. -Mentor Vermont
Lawson’s Finest – Sunshine Fund Contribution
The Safer Society Foundation receives a $12,392 donation from Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Sunshine Fund! The Safer Society Foundation is thrilled to receive this donation. We are most appreciative to Lawson’s employees and their customers for supporting the work of the Foundation.
Happy Valley Apple Picking
Mentoring matches once again had the opportunity to pick apples at the orchard during prime harvest time. Apple picking is an activity that can be enjoyed at any age and we are thrilled that some of our long-term mentoring pairs are still enjoying this autumnal activity.
Safer Society Foundation receives grant from the Vermont Community Foundation to support the New Circle Mentoring program
Safer Society Foundation’s New Circle Mentoring recently received a $5,000 grant from the Walter Cerf Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The grant will help to sustain and grow the operations and activities of the program.
Join us at Lawson’s!
Please join us in the Taproom of Lawson’s Finest Liquids in Waitsfield on Saturday, September 17th from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm to celebrate Lawson’s weeklong fundraiser on our behalf.
Safer Society Supports Homeward Bound – Woofstock: Walk for the Animals
Help Safer Society raise money for the Woofstock: Walk for the Animals fundraiser for Addison County’s Humane Society, Homeward Bound!