Archive for January, 2014

COTS exists, as an organization, thanks to the generosity of the community.  It is the contributions of others that allow us to give back to those less fortunate.  Recently, we have experienced this generosity from the children of our community and are absolutely amazed at their kindness.  We received separate gifts of support from the children of Chamberlin Elementary, Edmunds Elementary, and last but not least Shelburne Community School.  The…

Categories: COTS Shelters, Donations, Homelessness, Volunteers
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This guest post was provided by Essex High School student intern, Samantha Roberge, as a part of her TIPS internship program. I’m Samantha Roberge, a senior at Essex High School interning at COTS as a TIPS student in my Community Internship class. TIPS stands for Training Interns and Partnering for Success, and is a program in which students, 16 years old and up, receive an unpaid 40 hour internship (of their…

Categories: Events, Homelessness, Staff and Board, Volunteers
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