Virtual Freedom Fund Dinner

We are pleased to invite you to our 2nd Annual Virtual Freedom Fund Dinner on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30pm. Tickets can be purchased online at the following link:

This year’s Freedom Fund Dinner will be a very special evening, which includes a keynote address by Vermont State Senator Kesha Ram, the first woman of color and the youngest woman in history to serve in the Vermont State Senate.  Special music will be provided by St. Louis Songstress Olivia Neal whose voice is described as “A sound that is mixed with soul and inspiration.  Also, the poem, “The African American Challenge” will be read by its author, Wylene Branton Wood, and the Windham County NAACP Branch will present its annual Unsung Hero Award.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

Brattleboro Food Co-Op

Southern Vermont Young Professionals

Next Stage Arts Project

Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity

Windham Foundation

Tabitha Moore Consulting- LLC

Fenton Family Dealerships

Putney Law Office

SUSU Community Farm

First Congregational Church- Newfane Congregational Church

Dummerston Congregational Church – United Church of Christ

First Congregational Church of Westminster

Centre Congregational Church (United Church of Christ)

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

Guilford Community Church

Putney Quaker Meeting

Congregational Church of Westminster West UCC

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church

Peter Welch, US Representative – VT

Molly Gray – Lieutenant Governor

Sara Coffey – State Representative, Windham-1/Guilford & Vernon

Michelle Bos- Lun- State Representative, Windham 4 District

Brattleboro Select Board

Mark R. Anderson – Windham County Sheriff

Thank you to our Community Sponsors:

Dr. Cliff L & Wylene Branton Wood

Lyndall Boal

Mary Gannon

Joan Wesolowski

Hayle Wesolowski

Peter T & Rev Jean R Smith

Matthew Peak

Claude Pepin & Lise Sparrow

Rebecca Jones

Michael Shank

Alexandra Breyer

Bonnie Hudspeth

Susan & Phillip Wilson

Individual Tickets

$50 = Dinner Access and 1 year membership to NAACP & $10 donation to Loaves and Fishes

* Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, a local, non-profit providing over 600 meals to local residents.

$40 = Dinner Access and 1 year membership to NAACP

*Additional 1 year memberships can be added to the ticket price for $30.

To purchase individual tickets by mail, please mail a check for $50 (adding an additional $30 for any additional membership) to: 

Windham County NAACP 

PO Box 6164 

Brattleboro, VT 05302

* If choosing to purchase via mail, please include a memo stating the purpose of the check amount, and your email address.

For questions about the event please email