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Our Partners

Our Community Cares Camp’s goal is to create a caring community where every child can find success. OCCC has a number of partners with equally important goals.  On Our Partners page you can learn more about our different partner types and partner relationships.  Read the mission statements of our partner organizations.  If you want to learn more about one of our partners, click on their links to be transported to their website.

A proprietary program formerly named Hunger Is, working to eradicate childhood hunger in America. 

Nourishing Neighbors raises awareness, engages volunteers and raises funds to support innovative and effective programs throughout the country focused on ensuring every child in America has access to a healthy breakfast.


Kids on the Ball, founded by Jake Agna in 2000, is a nationally acclaimed tennis program based in Burlington, Vermont. Over the past decades, thousands of area youth have participated in the various programs learning life skills and lessons disguised as tennis.

Kids On The Ball


The Child Literacy Foundation’s mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing among low-income, at-risk, and rural children up to age 12 throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.


The USDA’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. The goal is to ensure that no child goes hungry this summer.



Jericho Summer Recreation provides a very robust summer camp program with food provided by OCCC for 4 of their 6 weeks.

Jericho Summer Recreation Program


The agency’s Child Nutrition Programs staff administer the federal programs that support nutritious meals and snacks in schools, daycare settings and summer program sites, ensuring that nutritious, high-quality meals and snacks are served to program participants in all eligible sites in Vermont.

Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Two summer food programs are administered nationally by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, and within Vermont by the Agency of Education’s Child Nutrition Programs.
Common Good Vermont is the only statewide organization in Vermont dedicated to uniting and strengthening all of the mission-driven organizations that serve the Green Mountain State. Common Good Vermont serves as the “go to” resource for our peers to share resources, gain skills, and build partnerships.
The mission of the Richmond Food Shelf and Thrift Store, Inc. located in the village of Richmond, Vermont is to improve the lives of individuals and families in the community who are experiencing financial hardship. 
Located next to the railroad tracks in the Richmond Village, Richmond Market & Beverage provides the convenience and quality that our neighbors have been looking for. We strive to provide as many local products as possible, from grass fed beef, to local seasonal produce, and even Vermont wines and cheeses.
Richmond Market and Beverage are the primary food supplier for OCCC.  Their dedication to buying local and their ability to find the best prices are a great support to OCCC in our journey to shop locally and support local businesses.
OCCC is a proud member of the Western Slopes Business Association.  You can learn more about local businesses and activities at their website.


The town generously donates storage space for OCCC materials when camp is not in session.

Town of Richmond, Vermont

Mount Mansfield Unified Union School District is an important partner for OCCC.  MMUUSD cooperates with OCCC to provide space and transportation for our summer campers.  OCCC provides food for all students attending MMUUSD academic programs.

Mount Mansfield Unified Union School District