The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters A post by John Sayles, CEO of the Vermont Foodbank February 13, 2018 - Yesterday, the White House released a proposed budget for 2019 that aims to make significant cuts to programs that support millions of Americans; children, seniors and working families. [...]
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Vermont Foodbank Receives Annual TD Charitable Foundation Food Bank Grant February 8th, 2018 – Barre, VT– The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced that it has provided $800,000 in grants to 36 food banks across the bank's Maine to Florida footprint to help provide meals locally [...]
Access to healthy food starts with a text message Today’s blog post is brought to you by the Vermont Foodbank’s Senior and Adult Program Manager, Emily Cohen. Emily leads our 3SquaresVT outreach team and is committed to helping more Vermonters access 3SquaresVT benefits to get the healthy food they need. What do a text [...]
Central Vermont “Empty Bowl Benefit” celebrates community, art, good food, and helps fight hunger Today's blog was written by Linda Prescott, one of the organizers of the Central Vermont Empty Bowl Benefit. Five years ago, my friend and fellow potter Bonnie Seideman, ran an idea by me. Why not enlist the talents of our potter [...]
Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger January 22nd, 2018, Barre, VT –At 12:01 am on Saturday, January 20th, the federal government shut down after Congress and the Administration were unable to strike a funding deal. One result of the shutdown will be an increase in demand on the charitable food system [...]
Franklin County flood victims receive food and water with help from the Vermont Foodbank and Northwest Family Foodsadmin 2018-01-19T11:32:16+00:00
Franklin County flood victims receive food and water with help from the Vermont Foodbank and Northwest Family Foods January 19th, 2018, St. Albans, VT – After a six-mile ice jam caused severe flooding in Franklin County, Vermont last weekend, residents are still struggling to meet their basic needs. Without adequate access to water, food, and [...]