superstorm Sandy’s wake, the images and stories coming out of New York,
Connecticut and New Jersey are striking. Fourteen months after Tropical
Irene hit their state, Vermonters are paying it forward.
Almost a year after Tropical Storm Irene, we get an update on where
disaster relief funds have gone and how much is still needed and we hear
from ultrarunner Nikki Kimball who ran the length of the Long Trail.
the ten weeks since Tropical Storm Irene ravaged the state, Vermonters have
given generously to help those whose lives were up-ended by the storm. Non-profit officials say at least $7 million has been raised through a combination of statewide efforts and dozens of local
As 2009 ends,
charitable organizations across Vermont are hoping that donors will take a last chance to be
generous-and perhaps get a tax break or two. But a new report
puts the state near the bottom in the nation when it comes to the number of
dollars donated per capita. And yet, the tough economy is also showing a
surprising silver lining.