Savings Bank of Walpole Supports Kurn Hattin Homes’ Adopt-a-Cottage Program

Mark Bodin, Senior Vice President and CFO of The Savings Bank of Walpole in Walpole, New Hampshire recently presented a $1,000 check supporting Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Adopt-a-Cottage program to Kurn Hattin’s Executive Director Stephen Harrison.

Kurn Hattin Homes' Falana Lisa Bloch Receives Certified Fund Raising Executive Status

Falana Lisa Bloch, Assistant Director of Development at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in Westminster, Vermont, has been certified by CFRE International as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Bloch joins over 5,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation, including Kurn Hattin’s Director of Development and Public Relations Kim Fine and Major Gifts Director (former Executive Director) Connie Sanderson.

Kurn Hattin Children Share in the Holiday Spirit of Giving

WESTMINSTER, VT― It was another festive holiday season filled with the spirit of giving at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Tim Mollica of Christmas Trees of Vermont and his family donated eleven trees, hand-picked by the children. The children and staff put on their holiday sparkles and finery for the very special Annual Night of Giving dinner. In the months leading up to this event, the children in each cottage selected a Christmas giving project to help those in need.

John and Carol Hubbard Receive Kurn Hattin Homes’ Charles Albert Dickinson Award

On December 10th, John and Carol Hubbard of Walpole, New Hampshire, were the recipients of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Charles Albert Dickinson Award. The Charles Albert Dickinson Award, established in 2013, is given annually in recognition of an individual or organization whose philanthropic commitment embodies the mission of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Named for founder Charles Albert Dickinson, the award recognizes those who make a significant contribution to the field of child welfare, and help to transform the lives of children and families forever. The award, designed and created by Vermont artist, Robert DuGrenier, features a beautiful cast crystal relief image of Dickinson.

On Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

#GivingTuesday is a national social media fundraising event on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving (Dec. 1) All donations raised during that 24-hour period will benefit Kurn Hattin’s Music Program. Starting at midnight on December 1st, instructional videos made by our students will be posted on Twitter, Facebook, and in emails throughout the day.