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February 24, 2013

Plattsburgh woman wrangles $4,000 for Big Change Roundup


“But I wanted to branch out and do something myself, and then I heard about the Big Change Roundup,” she said.

Vermont Children’s Hospital serves kids from across Vermont and New York state.

And despite not knowing exactly who will benefit from her effort, Branham said, “I know it’s helping someone who needs it, and that’s heartwarming enough.”



  • Representatives with the Big Change Roundup will be at the Plattsburgh Walmart from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, collecting donations for the annual fundraising drive.

  • Big Change raises funds for programs and services at Vermont Children's Hospital, which serves patients from across New York and Vermont.

  • To learn more about the program, its $250,000 goal or how to donate, visit The drive runs through March 11.


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