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NorthCountry Partners with Cancer Patient Support Foundation for the Fair

As the Champlain Valley Fair approaches (August 25 to September 3), the stage is set for a local partnership aiming to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their loved ones.

NorthCountry Federal Credit Union, the Champlain Valley Fair’s presenting sponsor, recognized the valuable opportunity to raise awareness for a community partner. Our search led to the Cancer Patient Support Foundation (CPSF), an organization that extends emergency financial assistance to people receiving treatment for cancer. CPSF serves Vermont and parts of Northern New York.

Jeff Bartley, Marketing Director for the Champlain Valley Exposition states “The Champlain Valley Fair welcomes 120,000 fairgoers through our gates every year. We are excited to use our event as vehicle to support the Cancer Patient Support Foundation and their incredible mission.”

Beginning June 8, 2023, any person who purchases a Champlain Valley Fair ticket online will have the option to add a donation to the Cancer Patient Support Foundation. Additionally, Monday, August 28th will be known as Cancer Patient Support Foundation Day at the Fair, with special offers for CPSF clients.  

About the Cancer Patient Support Foundation
The Cancer Patient Support Foundation (CPSF) serves Vermont cancer patients and their families in a time of need by providing financial assistance and support during diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Each year, CPSF provides over 500 local families with financial support for them to meet their basic needs and remove barriers to treatment. CPSF’s Emergency Fund helps Vermont patients with the costs of food, housing, utilities, childcare, transportation, prescriptions, and medical costs not covered by insurance.

About the Champlain Valley Exposition
The Champlain Valley Exposition is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization with a mission of serving the people of Vermont and the region by promoting agriculture, education, arts and culture, commerce and entertainment activities. You can learn more about the Champlain Valley Exposition and the dozens of events hosted on the grounds at