Berkshire Co-Act: COmmunity Organizing for Action

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Aug2011

The Food Net is a local food support system that delivered 6,000 pounds of fresh organic produce in 2009 and 11,000 pounds in 2010 to fourteen meal sites in central and southern Berkshire County. In 2010 alone, the Food Net contributed fresh produce and protein for 88,400 meals. 2011 deliveries are exceeding the previous record.

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<img id="ecxMA1.1295331605" src="http://65.55.72.199/att/GetInline.aspx?messageid=10de84b3-22cb-11e0-9456-00215ad7b3ac&attindex=0&cp=-1&attdepth=0&imgsrc=cid%3aX.MA1.1295331605%40aol.com&hm__login=jmh227&hm__d buy cialis online omain=hotmail.com&ip=10.13.164.8&d=d264&mf=0&hm__ts=Tue%2c%2018%20Jan%202011%2012%3a26%3a27%20GMT&st=jmh227&hm__ha=01_6872fa15718bc2e7de93480df30461f54ff6ae8d4371bc6bd94760aa62d217ac&oneredir=1″ alt=”" width=”244″ height=”84″ /> The regular Co-Act Tuesday night meeting which was scheduled for Jan. 18th has been moved to Friday, January 21, from 10 a.m to Noon. This meeting is an already scheduled Community Coalition meeting to discuss a day center for the homeless. The meeting will be […]

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Jan2011

By Karen Andrews The services exchanged in a TimeBa generic cialis nking community are core functions for a healthy society – childcare, transportation, eldercare, handyman services, homework help, cooking, respite care, office assistance, tutoring, yard work, companionship, house-cleaning, and neighborhood watch. We all know it “takes a village to raise a child.” TimeBanking answers the […]

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Berkshire County’s New Transportation Website: www.berkshiret.com Last year Berkshire Co-Act, Inc. began an assessment of transportation access issues for Berkshire County. Input from 14 managers and caseworkers in the health and human services field showed the need for a user-friendly transportation website that would list all transportation options in one place. Eighty percent of those […]

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Jan2011

First a little history: In January 2009, Co-Act held the first collaborative meeting of managers and directors of local meal sites. Common needs and issues were discovered, such as running out of food at the end of the month and a lack of fresh produce and protein. It was not a shortage of food that was […]

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  Day Center for Homeless and Unemployed & Temporary Shelter   Meeting Notes from January 7, 2011   Next Meeting January 21, 2011 10 a.m to Noon First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield MA   Objectives: Begin a Pilot Program that addresses immediate needs of homeless and unemployed residents from February 1 to May […]

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Homeless and Unemployed Day Center and Temporary Shelter Meeting Friday, 1/7, 10 AM to Noon First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield MA Please join other health and human organizations and the faith community to explore the use of the First United Methodist Church to serve the homeless and unemployed. The Center will provide […]

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Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, January 4 Day Center and Temporary Shelter for the Homeless 6:30 PM Pot Luck   – 9:30 PM 52 Maple Hill, West Stockbridge, MA Directions:  Take Rt. 102  through the center of West Stockbridge toward NY. Where Rt. 102 and 41 split, turn left; continue on 102 for one mile.  Turn left […]

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Berkshire Timebank Newsletter Issue #4 December 2010 In This Issue Berkshire Timebank at Habitat for Humanity The volunteers Berkshire Timebank had an enjoyable and productive morning at Habitat for Humanity in Pittsfield on Saturday, November 6, 2010. The Habitat day was our first Community Work Day, another way for members to get to know each […]

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