"Focused on the Future"

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In 2018, JUMP will continue to explore community initiative’s which support shared effort and resources to reach out and meet families where they are at.

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30th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

“Focused on the Future"

~Special Guests, Dinner and Music ~

~Social Justice Award: Bishop Thomas Ely~

~City of Burlington Proclamation~


Saturday December 1st 6pm

Burlington Elks Lodge

925 North Ave, Burlington, VT

Please, join us for JUMP’s 30th year celebration “Focused on the Future” with Special Guests, Dinner and Music, Social Justice Award presentation to Bishop Thomas Ely and City of Burlington Proclamation as well as notable guest remarks.


JUMP has been assisting families living in poverty in Chittenden County for 30 years. Come and join us as we celebrate the past and look forward to providing for our neighbors in need.  This year we celebrate our 30th Anniversary of providing dependable reliable service to help our communities most vulnerable.


 “Thirty Years of Continuous Community Caring, Committed Leadership and Timeless Volunteer Service – all Hats off to JUMP”


JUMP is celebrating 30 years of….

  • creating caring communities
  • helping people get to where they need to be
  • decreasing transportation and economic barriers.
  • providing dependable reliable service to help our communities most vulnerable maintain dignity and well being


Wanda Hines; JUMP Director, “Being downtown for over 30 years comes with the help of our 28 Vermont faith communities, collaborating community partners, voucher vendor partners, key funding from hundreds of people like you, vital sponsorship and dollars from businesses, foundations and certainly our involvement in the community.”


Adding, “Focused on the future, JUMP Board of Directors, Volunteers and Staff are committed to helping working poor families, low wage earners and economically disadvantaged people maintain a healthy balanced lively hood and emotional well-being. Come celebrate!”


TICKET PRICE: $50.00 per person.

FOR TICKETS CONTACT- Beth Dreibelbis at (802) 899-4557 / EMAIL: edreib@aol.com

CELEBRATING Our 30th Year...Because of you!”
Because of you, what was started in 1988 by 5 downtown Burlington faith communities has grown to include support from 28 Vermont faith communities, key funding from hundreds of people like you, and vital sponsorship and dollars from businesses and foundations.

Because of you, JUMP continues to be a dependable reliable resource for neighbors in search of essential basic needs ranging from transportation, food/groceries, clothing, utilities, laundry, ID’s, prescription co-pay, personal hygiene, and cleaning items.

Please, join JUMP in 2018 as we CELEBRATE our 30th anniversary and prepare for another 30 years of creating caring communities.

More importantly, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU and please help spread the word about our yearlong celebration made possible all because of you.

Yours In Community,
Wanda Hines; Director