Ukraine Still Needs Our Help

According to Brian, Ukrainians need our help MORE THAN EVER. From volunteer Brian Nolen: With a dark winter approaching, the need for food, clothing, etc. is only growing. I’ve been in Ukraine now for 4 weeks, with a little over 2 weeks left to go. Every aid...

Swim With a Mission

Today, Denise Ricciardi was a panelist on Jay Lucas’ Sunshine Initiative. Also a panelist was Phil Taub of Bedford. Phil and his wife Julie created “Swim With a Mission” which is doing fabulous things for veterans. Click here to see all SWAM events:...

Update From Team Ukraine

This information is from: Doug Vogel Trustee, PBVM UCC 603-793-9513 PBVM.Manchester.NH@gmail.com www.pbvmnh.org 54 Walnut St Manchester, NH 03104 He says he wishes to express that the Ukrainian community thanks you so much for your continued support, prayers and best...

Nolen and Fitzgerald On a Mission

Brian Nolen and John Fitzgerald are two Bedford, NH residents who are journeying from May 11 – June 1 to the Poland-Ukraine border to help with the refugee crisis there. This will be their second trip to the Tesco Refugee Center, located in Przemysl, Poland,...

Ukraine Update 4/9/2022

To Bedford Cares Volunteers and Community, I wanted to give you an update as well as thank everyone for their participation in helping Poland help the Ukrainian people. This week, courtesy of The Inside Scoop ice cream store, we received so many first aid kits! I want...

Inside Scoop’s “Cones for Ukraine” a Success!

According to Hillary Rankins, owner of Bedford’s “Inside Scoop” ice cream shop, the business raised $1,050 to buy supplies for the Ukrainian effort. She says: “THANK YOU!! 🇺🇦 Wow! What an insanely successful day we had with our “Cones for...

Bedford Students Bake for Ukraine

Monica Quirk is a Family and Consumer Science teacher at Lurgio Middle School. The students of her 8th grade classes had the idea to use resources from the King Arthur Flour program, “Bake For Good” to raise money for the Ukrainian effort. As a result of...

Volunteers in Action

Thank you to everyone who has been donating for the refugees that have fled Ukraine. Thanks also to those of you who have come and helped with the sorting — the response has been overwhelming. Thanks to the rest of you who have participated with the Bedford School...

Sorting Help Wanted

Denise wants to tell you how grateful she is for all the donations for the Ukrainian refugees. Now she needs help SORTING all the items that are piled up in her garage. Previously we had said not to donate clothes, but yes, they may be donated. However, they will be...