Farmsteads of New England (Redberry Farm) - $5,000

FEEDNH.org has proudly supported Farmsteads of New England with a $5,000 donation. Farmsteads of New England is dedicated to empowering individuals who have autism, developmental disabilities, and others with varying abilities to pursue their chosen path to live a meaningful and satisfying life by providing transitional and long-term supports and services in a rural environment.

Farmsteads runs their original farm in Hillsboro and are in the developing stages of their most recent farm in Epping. The Hillsboro location which houses 20 adult residents and uses three of their 37 acres for farmland cultivation.

They offer programs such as farming, weaving, pottery, and art for their residents. They also have a mobile farm stand that is used to sell various items produced and harvested right on the farm!

Rise Up Staffing - $10,000

FEEDNH.org supported Rise Up Staffing by providing $10,000 so they could purchase a used vehicle in order to transport their clients to and from their places of employment. Rise Up Staffing pairs their clients with temporary placement with the hope their employer partners will hire clients for full-time employment.

The Light House - $2,500

FEEDNH.org’s Ambassador of Philanthropy and Community Outreach, Tanya Randolph, presents The Light House President & CEO, Kristie McKenney, with a check for $2,500. The funds will be used to purchase program materials for the Adult & Teen Challenge program which supports individuals working to stay sober and get back on their feet.