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The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.
6 06, 2019

Meet Angela & Her Kids


Five years ago, Angela was in a terrible car wreck. The accident left her with long-term physical and mental disabilities, and she struggles to get by on hardly any income. A mom of two young children, Angela trusts that they’ll get through this tough time together. In the meantime, she’s grateful that she can turn to her local food shelf for help feeding her family. This is Angela’s story:

Meet Angela & Her Kids2019-06-06T15:05:49-04:00
31 05, 2019

Training Cooks, Nourishing the Community


Eleven newly-minted cooks from around Central Vermont were awarded diplomas on Thursday in Barre’s Old Labor Hall. Before dozens of family members, friends, and community supporters who came out for the ceremony, the CKA graduates accepted their diplomas and then celebrated their achievement by feeding the crowd an exquisite buffet-style meal that included smoked pork ribs, loaded potato salad poppers, meatballs, and many more nutritious foods.

Training Cooks, Nourishing the Community2019-05-31T10:12:43-04:00
30 05, 2019

Meet Josh


Josh is a 51-year-old who lives in Barre, Vermont. He and his wife of 20 years recently divorced, and it has been difficult to manage his Parkinson’s disease and keep healthy food on the table.

Meet Josh2019-05-29T14:07:46-04:00
29 05, 2019

New Study Finds 5.4% of Seniors Face Food Insecurity in Vermont


Today, as part of Older Americans Month, the Vermont Foodbank announced the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2017, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the United States published by Feeding America.

New Study Finds 5.4% of Seniors Face Food Insecurity in Vermont2019-05-29T15:33:24-04:00
22 05, 2019

VeggieVanGo Arrives in Randolph!


As a UVM dietetics graduate student and intern, I have spent the last two weeks with the Vermont Foodbank. During this rotation, I had the opportunity to participate in some amazing VT Fresh events. One of my favorites was experiencing the first VeggieVanGo event with Gifford Health Care.

VeggieVanGo Arrives in Randolph!2019-05-22T11:03:10-04:00
17 05, 2019

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 36,000 Pounds Of Protein To The Vermont Foodbank


Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Hannaford Supermarkets joined forces to donate more than 36,000 pounds of protein to the Vermont Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donation, equivalent to more than 144,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across the state of Vermont.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 36,000 Pounds Of Protein To The Vermont Foodbank2019-05-17T09:21:19-04:00