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Okemo cares and shares with food drive

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 8 a.m.—LUDLOW—During this holiday season, Okemo invites guests to consider the needs of those less fortunate. On Sunday, Dec. 6, Okemo Mountain Resort will host its annual Cares and Shares Food Drive. When guests donate at least five non-perishable food items or a new child’s toy or new clothing item, their generosity will be rewarded with a discounted day of skiing and riding at Okemo for just $39 that day.

Okemo Mountain Ambassadors will be accepting donations in the Clock Tower base area and Jackson Gore Resort Services desk between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Volunteers from the Black River Good Neighbor Services Christmas Basket Program will help distribute the donated items to needy families in time for the holidays.

Okemo is also donating 100 frozen turkeys to the Christmas Basket Program.

“This is a great way for our guests to share the holiday spirit with their winter-season community,” said Okemo Vice President and General Manager Bruce Schmidt. “And it’s a pleasure for Okemo to reward its guests for assisting local families in need this holiday season.”

For more information, call 802-228-1600 or visit

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