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  • Do you need a place to sleep tonight?

    Come to the Winter Warming Shelter. The youth warming shelter is a 10-bed, temporary shelter for youth ages 18-24. It is located in the basement of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral at 29 Allen St. in Burlington.

    Come by the Parish Hall entrance starting at 6 PM each night. Please call (802) 864-7423 x302, or, after 5 PM, call (802) 324-2934.

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  • Photos from the 2019 Empty Bowl Dinner

    Held each October, the Empty Bowl Dinner brings together guests who chose a handmade ceramic bowl to keep and fill it with soups donated from several local restaurants, all while supporting local teenagers and young adults.

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  • A year of “you-are-not-alone”

    2018 at Spectrum was made possible by our incredible community of donors, volunteers, and mentors. As one of our youth recently said,

    “I can honestly say that I don’t know where I would be now if it weren’t for Spectrum welcoming me with open arms when no one else would.”

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  • Calling all non-superheroes! Spectrum is looking for new mentors

    You don’t have to be a superhero, all you need to be is a friend. There are about 50 mentees waiting to be matched and the commitment is only about four hours a month.

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  • Asia’s Story

    Read the story of how one young woman came to Spectrum.

    “I didn’t know where to go. I had to pack a duffel bag and I had one trash bag of things. I walked down the street and was just standing in the neighborhood like, ‘Where do I go? What do I do?’”

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Spectrum’s Sleep Out
March 26, 2020
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Spectrum’s Student Sleep Out
April 2-4, 2020, or on a date that works for you
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