City Market Donates over $8,000 to COTS

Over 500 trees sold at annual Holiday Tree sale

City Market, Onion River Co-op donated the proceeds from its annual Holiday Tree sale to the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS). City Market staff presented the check totaling $8,384.00 to COTS Director of Development Kim Borsavage and COTS Board Chair Anne Cramer on Friday, December 19. The annual tree sale to benefit COTS has been held at the Co-op for the past 11 years, bringing the total donation to over $44,000.

City Market staff, Co-op members and community volunteers assisted customers with trees throughout the sale. The fresh, local trees were delivered from Moffatt’s Farm in Craftsbury and were sold for only $30. According to COTS, $18 covers a night of emergency shelter for an adult at the Waystation. $50 pays for two new backpacks and school supplies for two children in their family shelters.