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Mount Mansfield Maple Products and Generosity Brings Joy Fundraising Collaboration to Benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

Specialty Food Association

Winooski, Vermont:  Mount Mansfield Maple Products has partnered with Generosity Brings Joy and Jen Ellis, the mother, partner, teacher, community member, and crafter, who made the famous Bernie Sanders Inauguration Day Mittens to create a commemorative bottle of pure Vermont maple syrup to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.

This limited-edition bottle features a custom label inspired by Bernie’s mittens to celebrate the movement spurred by Jen Ellis’ creation of Generosity Brings Joy, an organization that brings awareness to, and funding for, non-profit organizations working in our community.

Mount Mansfield Maple Products is a small, family-owned Vermont maple syrup company, whose quality maple products have been recognized with national accolades, including multiple SOFI Awards and Good Food Awards.  They feel a strong connection with their community, and they have pledged to produce and sell 1,000 bottles of pure Vermont maple syrup in partnership with Generosity Brings Joy and will donate 100% of the profits from these sales to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a Vermont-based organization that serves kids with cancer.

“We approached Jen about partnering for this collaboration and, within the first five minutes of conversation, we knew we were on to something.  Jen’s warmth and kindness were immediately evident and it is thanks to her passion for generosity that this movement is possible.  We are honored to work with her on this project, and it is our goal to raise $20,000 for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta!” -Chris White and Lindsay Hazelett-Cordner, Owners of Mansfield Maple.

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta supports the family, not the cancer.  It’s amazing year-round programs allow kids to check cancer at the door and focus on making memories, friends, and experience life beyond their diagnosis.  For more than three decades, Camp Ta-Kum-Ta has provided a loving, safe place where children from Vermont and New York who have, or who have had, cancer can swim, play, prank, share, and heal.  In short, T-K-T is where kids go to reclaim their childhood robbed by cancer.


Pre-orders for this bottle will become available on Friday, March 19, with an estimated shipping timeframe of 4 to 6 weeks.  Special thanks to Vikki Day Graphic Design, for designing the artwork, and Dion Label Printing, for generously donating the labels.  This bottle may be purchased at the following link:

For more information, contact Chris White at [email protected] or (802) 488-0500 or visit our website at