Walmart Foundation grant helps Vermonters get signed up for 3SquaresVT This past year, the Vermont Foodbank has been busy helping people throughout Vermont get signed up for 3SquaresVT (a federal nutrition program known nationally as SNAP). Thanks to a $40,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation, the Foodbank has spent the last year working to expand [...]
About adminThe mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.
Meet Harold September is Hunger Action Month! Harold is one of the many extraordinary volunteers who chose to take action by donating their time to help nourish their communities. This is Harold’s story. “I met my wife, Donna, in the Philippines. We decided to live in the States where I had a six-figure job in [...]
With help from the Vermont Foodbank, local food shelf Aunt Dot’s Place can now offer even more healthy foodadmin 2018-08-27T13:26:50+00:00
With help from the Vermont Foodbank, local food shelf Aunt Dot's Place can now offer even more healthy food This year, our network partner food shelf, Aunt Dot's Place received a grant from the Vermont Foodbank to purchase a refrigerator so that they are able to store and distribute more fresh, healthy food. Learn more [...]
Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs September 13th, 2018 - Barre, VT- Currently, Congress is considering the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) as they look to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The decisions they make [...]
7th Grade Students Raise Funds and Awareness for Vermonters Facing Hunger Students host a raffle to fundraise for their class trip and make a difference in their community. Bonus: the winner gets to redesign their teacher’s beard. Steve Sheeler, pictured with his barber and new beard Every year, the 8th grade class at [...]
Pick apples for a cause this Hunger Action Month September is National Hunger Action Month, and here in Vermont local apple orchards are teaming up with the Vermont Foodbank to give Vermonters a fun way to take action. In partnership with sponsors, Target and Front Porch Forum, and 18 local apple orchards, the Vermont Foodbank [...]