A component fund of the Upper Valley Region of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation


The Children’s Fund of the Upper Valley is Delighted to Collaborate with the Following Partners:

The Proper Pup Studio website

Roger Goode is an artist (Goode Gallery) and web designer (The Proper Pup Studio) who has worked with the Children's Fund since the time of our launch in 2006. He developed our original website and annual collection of posters we print to feature some of our Grantees. He has contributed significantly with his technical, artistic and editorial expertise.

Most recently, Roger upgraded our new site which now features much richer content about our Mission and our Grantees. It is also completely modern, in that it is adaptable for viewing on mobile... Read more

Element by Westin, Hanover Lebanon - logo

Discover whole living at this Hanover hotel

Located in New Hampshire's Upper Valley, Element Hanover – Lebanon is minutes to Dartmouth College and popular outdoor activites like skiing, hiking, and kayaking.

Our complimentary shuttle service can transport you within 10 miles of the hotel, so it’s easy to discover and explore during your visit.

25 Foothill Street,  Lebanon, NH 03766
Phone: 9603) 448-5000

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The Courtyard by Marriott at Centerra features rotating exhibitions of children's art in our business library and in one of our conference rooms. Exhibitors to date include the AVA (Alliance for the Visual Arts) Gallery of Lebanon, NH and the Plainfield, NH elementary schools. For more information about exhibiting children's art at the hotel, please contact Jenny Williams

Jesse Blanchard

Renowned artist Jesse Blanchard—who grew up in Norwich and now lives and works in Santa Fe, NM with his wife Maggie Orem Blanchard—has donated a series of five etchings featured behind the front desk at the new Courtyard. Each etching uses the same matrix but is printed with a different color and then painted and drawn on for added effect. Blanchard was born 12 weeks premature in 1974, and spent 10 weeks in the NICU at CHaD. As one of NICU’s very first patients, he feels a special kinship with CHaD. In 2001 he put together a fundraising event selling his artwork to benefit... Read more

Stars of Hope glass ornaments

Local artist and Marion Cross Elementary school art teacher Tracy Smith has made 100 “Stars of Hope” to help celebrate the opening. Smith creates the unique fused glass ornamental stars as a way of reaching out to others. She has gifted or sold at cost thousands of the stars to hospitals all over the country, from the DHMC Breast Imaging Center to the Bon Secours-Stuart Hospital in Richmond, VA.

The Children’s Fund has purchased 70 Stars of Hope at cost from Smith and has gifted one Star of Hope to each family with a child staying at CHaD the night of our... Read more

Courtyard by Marriott, Hanover Lebanon - logo

The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard Hanover Lebanon provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. This Hanover NH hotel features our new lobby with inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard™. The highlight of our new lobby experience is The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect.™which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails.

This hotel near downtown Hanover is also conveniently located across... Read more

Residence Inn by Marriott, Hanover Lebanon - logo

Thrive on long-stays

The Residence Inn Hanover Lebanon is the Upper Valley's only all Suites hotel. Located just minutes from Dartmouth College and directly across from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, it is the preferred hotel for both business and leisure travelers. Studio, 1 and 2 bedroom suites offer 50% more space than rooms at typical hotels, featuring a fully equipped kitchen as well as separate, well-designed areas for living, working and sleeping.

As a guest at the Residence Inn Hanover Lebanon, start each morning at our free hot breakfast buffet. Unwind at our... Read more

2016 Children's Fund Grantees