News and Events

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Special Events

We are so excited to able to host our back to school event this year! Pop over to the Village Closet to grab supplies you may need; backpack, crayons, a couple pairs of jeans for the playground! We look forward to seeing you. Reminder- everything is 100% FREE; no income or residency requirements.

Please note: one backpack per child! 

If you are interested in donating items to the back to school event for local students and their families- please visit our Amazon wishlist-


During the month of August, United Way Diaper Bank will be hosting a Diaper Drive for families of Hampshire and Franklin counties. It Takes a Village is happy to have four drop off sites for you to utilize:
1) It Takes a Village- 2 East Main Street, Huntington, MA 01050
2) St John’s Episcopal Church – 6 South Street, Ashfield, MA 01330
3) Dollar General- 45 Blandford Stage Road, Russell, MA 01071
4) Wild Garden of Childhood- 11 Ormond Drive, Florence MA 01062
Drop-off new or clean, opened packages of diapers or pull-ups at the listed locations. New packages of wipes are also needed. Any diapers that we collect, we are able to keep for It Takes a Village families.
Visit for more info!

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It Takes a Village’s programs are always 100% free to families, regardless of income or circumstance. We rely on sponsors, grantors, and generous individuals to keep it that way.

Do you want to keep these programs free?