About us

We focus on creating jobs for special needs adults
WE ARE A NON PROFIT TEAM
The Vintage Purse Museum is a stepping stone to acquire skills and confidence to achieve a more joyful life by breaking down the barriers that imprison special needs adults in poverty. A sanctuary and flexible employment environment (we can create a job that matches their skill-set), with mentoring and training that provides a safe haven to reach out, interact with people, feel satisfaction and confidence from a job done well to expand horizons and life goals. VPM encourages growth and independence, no matter what challenges a person faces so they may thrive.
To open an international museum attraction that employs special ability adults and enriches their quality of life with training, creativity, and togetherness.
Initially, the entire first floor will be exhibits, and gift shop/café (8,000 square feet), with the second floor being completed to include a 50’s Diner Café (coffee and pies/bakery goods), with additional exhibits scheduled for 2025.
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our volunteers
Come join the team!
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Kimberly A. Crothers

Kimberly Crothers is the visionary behind the Vintage Purse Museum. She is the founder, President and Executive Director

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Anthony Caputo

Anthony Caputo serves as the Vice President and Technology Guru.

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Jenna Varley

Jenna Varley volunteers and is a paid independent contractor. She also serves on the Board of Directors

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Pam Lanoue

Pam helps with organization and cleaning and easily gets her steps in with 24,000 square feet!

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Dan the Man

Dan lends a hand at special events.

our Supporters
We greatly appreciate their work!
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Glade PLumbing & Piping

Special thanks to Glade for getting us heat before the cold weather. Excellent job on the boilers, and plumbing.

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LANGLOIS ROOFING

Langlois Roofing has been helping us with the huge roof.

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Alexander Equipment Rental

Thank you Alexander! Quality aerial lift equipment for sale or rent | Alexander Equipment offers wide range of scissor lifts, boom lifts, vertical mast lifts, telehandlers forklifts.

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Custom Tree Work, LLC

Special thanks to Custom Tree Work, LLC for their donated work.