In late 2017, a Rindge church group spoke to members of the Federated Church of Marlborough about the need for programs to help reduce child hunger. In the audience was Susan Bemis, a lifelong Marlborough resident, who was instantly intrigued. Soon after, on Dec. 21, she visited the church g…
Twenty-five dollars. That was how much Jennifer Dassau put in the bank account of Feeding Tiny Tummies, a Keene nonprofit that combats food insecurity among children in Cheshire and Sullivan counties, when she founded the organization in 2017.
Carol Hill calls it the “caregiving gene.” It’s an innate gift, she believes, a desire to give back to her community, manifested through her career in nursing, volunteerism in retirement and as matriarch of a tight family.