Wednesday, March 14, 2012


Berlin Flood Relief

The Berlin Flood Disaster Recovery Committee, The ReStore and the CV Long-Term Disaster Relief Committee
If you were impacted by the 2011 May flood or Tropical Storm Irene,

In Need?
• Contact the CV Long-Term Recovery Committee office at (802)505-9292 to be connected to a case worker
• Receive a free voucher(s) from your case worker for use the ReStore facilities in Barre at 28 Granite St. - open Monday –Saturday 8:30 to 5:30 PM or the Burlington ReStore located at 266 Pine St. –Monday – Saturday 9:30 to 6:00 p.m.
• Each voucher is generally valued up to $150 for household goods and furniture and $250 for appliances with determinations made on a case by case basis
• Arrangements can be made for local free deliveries from ReStore or through vouchers for deliveries beyond ReStore’s immediate area
Able to Donate Goods?
• Local pick-up of goods is free - call Barre ReStore at 477-7800 or Burlington 658-4143
• Drop-off goods at the ReStore, 28 Granite St. Barre, Vermont Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 - 5:30 PM.
• See below for list of goods accepted by ReStore
• Note: Goods that are dropped off will not be held for any particular town but are appreciated by all who are in need. Call 477-7800 if you have questions about whether an item will be accepted
Also the Berlin Flood Disaster Recovery Committee would like to know:
Are you able to make a donation to help your neighbors recover from the May 2011 or Irene Flooding? If so, please make checks out to: Berlin Flood Disaster Recovery and mail to: Berlin Town Offices, 108 Shed Road, Berlin, VT 05602
Are you able to assist with clean-up efforts along Rte 12 and other locations in Berlin this spring? There is still considerable debris left from the floods which need to be removed …. We Need Your Help! Please contact Jeff Schulz, Town Administrator at jschulz@berlinvt.orgor (802) 223-4405 and provide him with your name, contact information and any equipment you may have (chainsaws, backhoe, tractor, one ton dump truck, etc.). The Committee will contact you with more details – date, time, and place.
Many, many thanks!
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A program of ReSOURCE
Barre Acceptance Guidelines

WE ACCEPT: Most Small and Large appliances judged to be repairable or reusable
We Cannot Accept: Late-modelVacuums Requiring Bags, Floor scrubbers. Humidifiers / air purifiers
ReSOURCE is now a registered Vermont E-Cycle Collection Site!
WE ACCEPT: All Computers, Monitors, Printers, Computer Peripherals, and TV’s. All other home electronics
WE ACCEPT: Most Furniture in good, reusable condition, and New Mattresses
We Cannot Accept: Any furniture with stains, tears or odors, Waterbeds or waterbed accessories, Large metal desks Baby cribs with drop-down sides
WE ACCEPT clean, industrial & commercial surplus, storage containers & bins, baby food & mason jars, glass jars & containers (call first about food containers), bulk paper & office supplies, yarn, ribbon, string & wire, shells & natural objects, fabric & patterns, scrap mat board, costume jewelry, jewelry, beads, neckties, picture frames, art prints & maps, silk flowers, game & toy parts, packing peanuts & bubble wrap.
Building Materials
WE ACCEPT: Most materials in good, reusable condition
We Cannot Accept: Used Insulation Boards under 4 feet
We Cannot Accept:
Life saving devices such as bike and sport helmets, life preservers or car seats
Biological contacts such as potty seats, diaper pails, baby baths or medical supplies. Car parts. Clothes or shoes Blankets or bed linens, Curtains
Wall to wall carpeting or carpeting remnants, bath mats or area rugs.
Hazardous, toxic or combustible materials such as gasoline, kerosene, paint or thinners.

When donating boxes of items, please put them in a box that you would like to give us. Thank you.

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