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The Civic Standard is a Vermont nonprofit and a registered 501(c)(3). Your donations support the costs of supplying and running a year-round calendar of local events, as well as keeping the lights on at our Main Street headquarters. We are committed to free and pay-what-you-want programming. 

Right now, we are specifically in need of carpentry help and support to get the kitchen up and running!

Use the links below or mail us a donation at:  P.O. Box 256, Hardwick, VT 05843. Thank you.




We welcome volunteers to help with setting up our new Main Street space, assisting with events and programs, and donating needed items. Email or sign up for our mailing list to get involved.

Here's some specific items and forms of help we need these days:



  • Fold-out small sofa or loveseat

  • KitchenAid Mixer

  • Cookie sheets

  • Chest freezer

  • Carpentry help

  • Large rugs

  • Toaster

  • Lamps

  • Printer & cartridges


  • Hang wallpaper

  • Monotype removal

  • Fix ceiling

  • Cooking for events

  • Setting up and cleaning up for events

  • Interior painting

  • Help with kitchen improvements



We are supported by a variety of individuals and organizations. Here's an ever-growing list of those who have donated their time and resources to help us to get established and grow:

Lynn  DeLaricheliere

Hayley Williams

Sarah Tewksbury

Shawna Lucey

Denny Partridge

Beth Cate

Tobin Anderson

Mike Donofrio

Jack Sumberg

Mariel Hess

Kaitlin Alford

The Galaxy Bookshop

Anthony & Antoinette Colletti

Danielle Livellara

Wayne and Mary Young
Ezra Gorelick

Kristina Mchelsen

Reeve Basom

Paul Fixx

Nick Whites

Gary Michaels

Perry Heller

Helen Sher

Jody Fried

Steve Gorelick

Suzanna Jones

Christina Sacalis

Wiz Dow

Andrew Meyer

The Pleasants Fund

The Porter Brook Group

Ed Sunday-Winters

Bailey Shephard

David Upson

Raymond Small

Kristin Leahy

Butch Greaves

Aster Watkevich

Brenda Menard

Katherine Sims

Ellen Bresler

Ross Connelly

Bryan Collins

Charman at Community Bank

Rachel Hellman

Terry Allen

Mike Gauthier

Susan Ritz

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