Year End Statement from Twin State Depression Support Group

Just in time for your holiday giving…

     The Twin State Depression Support Group is now a recognized 501c3 by the Federal Government!!!

     If you would like to make a donation to directly benefit individuals in your area, this is the donation to make! 100% of all proceeds go directly to helping people coping with and living with Depression, or those who love and support them.

     Donations can be made by check to: Twin State Depression Support Group, PO Box 27, Ascutney, VT 05030-0027

     Or, you can contact a Board Member: Sue Cox, Raelene De Rosia, Janet Howe, Angela Montano or Lynn Esty. We can provide you with a receipt for your tax purposes.

     How else can you help? Please SHARE this post on your Facebook page or by email! It only takes a second but you never know who you might be able to help!

     Whew! What a busy year we have had! We have not quite yet reached the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY (December 21st!!) and look how much we have accomplished together!!!

     Thank you so very much from the bottom of my heart to Raelene De Rosia, Sue Cox, Janet Howe and Angela Montano for helping me take this dream I had and creating it into reality!

     We are currently holding two Depression Support Group meetings per month!

~~Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm – 5259 Route 5, Ascutney, Vt (Martin Memorial Hall – downstairs)

~~Fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm – 7 Morgan Street, Springfield, Vt (Turning Point Recovery Center)

FREE TO ALL… ALL ARE WELCOME… Handicap Accessible

     If you know of a location to hold a meeting – free, open in the evening, handicap accessible – we would love to host another meeting in your area! (VT or NH only, please) Contact Lynn Esty for more details! (802-738-7413 Cell – text or call)

     We are also in the process of building a web site, creating a lending library and still looking for a few individuals to be active on our Board of Directors.

     The Board of Directors will now meet every other month in 2018! The Third Thursday – 6:30 pm at 2520 Route 106, Perkinsville, VT 05151-9333.  Please come join us.

     The 2018 schedule is: January 18, March 22, May 17, July 19, September 20 – the one exception will be in November – that date to be announced. (Please mark your new calendars now!!!)

     We have a new local Phone Number!  Our voice mail is up and working 🙂  802-795-0098 This is a voice mail line. Updates regarding meetings will be posted during bad weather. Messages will be checked daily.

     We also have a Mentor! She will be joining us in January at our Board Meeting! Look for an announcement!

     Don’t forget, our afghan raffle is still ongoing – winner will be drawn on December 13th! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Contact a board member if you would like to purchase some!

     Thank you to everyone who donated or purchased from our yard sale. We made over $300 dollars! Mark your calendars for next September – we will be holding another one. Stay tuned for date and time! These funds are being used to pay for our web site and telephone line.

     Also, thank you to Vermont Psychiatric Survivors for approving our grant proposal to help create our lending library and supporting funds to help us make our plans turn into reality!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

     Lynn Esty, President

     Twin State Depression Support Group Board of Directors

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