National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank

Charitable Grant Supports Youth Food Programs, Including Backpack Program


Montpelier, Vermont – A $30,000 grant from the National Life Group Foundation will benefit youth food programs of the Vermont Foodbank.

National Life Group generously donates to help end childhood hunger

National Life CEO Mehran Assadi, left, and Chairman Thomas MacLeay, right, present a check to Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles.

The grant will help to support the Backpack program, in which children are given backpacks filled with nutritious, tasty food to take home on weekends when they and their family might otherwise go hungry.

Additionally, it will help fund the Foodbank’s VeggieVanGo Schools Program, which g