Kurn Hattin News
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.
Press Release from People's United Community Foundation
People's United Community Foundation Awards $5,000 to New England Kurn Hattin Homes in Vermont
BURLINGTON, VT – The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $5,000 to New England Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster, Vermont.
Since 1894, Kurn Hattin has helped thousands of at-risk children grow up to lead productive and purposeful adult lives by providing a safe home and quality education in a nurturing environment. The funding from People’s United Community Foundation will support its residential home and school, designed to educate and heal young people from families affected by social or economic dysfunction.
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Appoints New Executive Director
Westminster, Vermont—Following an extensive nationwide search, the Board of Directors of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has named veteran educational administrator and nonprofit leader Stephen Harrison as the organization's new Executive Director, following the retirement of Connie Sanderson.
Kurn Hattin's Professional Development Conference, "So Sexy So Soon? So Tough So Soon?" With Dr. Diane Levin to be held in Westminster, VT on October 23.
Westminster, Vermont—Kurn Hattin Homes For Children presents its 24th Professional Development Conference, So Sexy So Soon? So Tough So Soon? How Contemporary Society Impacts Attachment Relationships And What We Can Do About It with professor and author Diane E. Levin PhD on the Kurn Hattin campus in Westminster, VT on Friday, October 23, 2015. The daylong conference, from 8:45AM-3:30PM, includes Dr. Levin's presentations and lunch.
New Rite Aid Incentive Program Means More Dollars to Kurn Hattin-But you must act now!
The Rite Aid Foundation has a new (short term) incentive program running from October 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016.
The more new enrollees to Rite Aid's Wellness/KidCents Program and who select NEW ENGLAND KURN HATTIN HOMES as their designated charity, the more funds come to Kurn Hattin. You do not need to make a purchase, though rounded up purchases will continue to go to your designated charity-NEW ENGLAND KURN HATTIN HOMES.
Kurn Hattin Children to Sing National Anthem at Red Sox Game, September 24
Westminster, Vermont—A group of lucky students from Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, members of the school's Select Choir, has been invited to sing the Star Spangled Banner at the start of the September 24 Red Sox game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The game will be broacast on television and radio stations that generally carry Red Sox games at 7:10PM. Check local listings.
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children Earns Coveted Four-star Rating from Charity Navigator
Westminster, Vermont—Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has been awarded the top-level 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the U.S. The rating is the highest rank an organization can receive in recognition of sound fiscal management practices and a commitment to accountability and transparency. Only a quarter of the highest-performing charities listed by Charity Navigator hold the four-out-of-four star distinction.
24th Professional Development Conference with Diane E. Levin Ph.D. professor and author
Friday, October 23, 2015
Kurn Hattin Homes For Children
708 Kurn Hattin Road, Westminster, VT
Diane E. Levin, Ph.D. is Professor of Education at Wheelock College in Boston, MA, where she has been training early childhood professionals for over 25 years. An internationally recognized expert, Levin helps parents and professionals understand and counteract the harmful effects of such societal forces as violence, war, media and commercial culture on children.
Kurn Hattin Homes Musicians Perform in Greater Springfield, MA
The Kurn Hattin Homes for Children musicians, finalists in WGBY’s Public Television series Together In Song, will give two free performances in Greater Springfield, MA.
Baystate Health D’Amour Center for Cancer Care
3360 Main Street, Springfield, MA
Friday, September 25 at 10:00AM
Note: Performance will take place in the main lobby area.
Eastern States Exposition (The Big E)
1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Friday, September 25 at 5:00PM
Note: Performance is free with paid admission to the Big E.