July Resource of the Month

Our July Resource of the Month is all about saving money. And because it’s summer, we also throwing in some community events that will help you enjoy these warm, long days.

Crop Cash at Farmers Markets 3SquaresVT households can match their benefits with Crop Cash to double their money at participating markets. How does it work?

For every $1 a customer spends of their 3SquaresVT benefits, they will receive an additional $1 in Crop Cash, up to $10 per market day. Ask your Resource Coordinator for a list of Farmers Markets or to see if your household is eligible for 3SquaresVT!

GreenPath provides free credit counseling, debt counseling, and financial
education. They can help you enroll in a low-cost debt management plan if that’s an appropriate option for you. Financial counselors can describe programs for housing and student loans. Some of the housing counseling and student loan counseling services have a fee. Contact your Resource Coordinator to learn how to connect with Green Path!

Thinking about buying a car or want to find a car repair shop? Know your consumer rights before you shop around. In Vermont, the Consumer Assistance Program is
your resource for understanding the laws that protect you as a consumer and can also help you if you are trying to resolve a problem with a business. For more information, call 1-800-649-2424 or go to www.uvm.edu/consumer. Contact your Resource Coordinator if you are having difficulty paying for a car repair.

Summer Fun

First Time Happy Camper Program: Do you or someone you know want to try camping but aren’t sure how to get started? Well, the First Time Happy Camper Program is just the thing. Vermont State Parks will loan you some gear, give you a free campsite and expert instruction!

Free Outdoor Movie Festival: Ben & Jerry’s on Church Street BTV Tuesday nights 7/10 through 8/14
All shows start at dusk. Bring your own chair! If you require special assistance in order to attend the movie, please call Ben & Jerry’s at 802-862-9620

Summer Fun Wristband – GMTA: For $25, GMT’s Youth Summer Fun Wristband gives youth access to convenient, safe, reliable bus transportation while connecting you to the activities that matter most. Purchase here ridegmt.com/gmt-fares/ or GMTA transit center. Available to youth ages 7 – 17 through August 24 on all bus routes.

Your Resource Coordinator

Contact CCV’s Working Bridges Resource Coordinator, Connie Beal. Connie is available to CCV faculty, staff, and students. She is at CCV Winooski on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to1 p.m. in Room 211D inside the Learning Center. She’s also available by phone or email if you’re not in the Burlington area: 802-881-4218/connie@unitedwaynwvt.org
Free and confidential.

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