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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.
24 05, 2017

Proposed federal budget would be a serious setback in the fight against hunger

BARRE, May 24th, 2017 –The fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposed by the Trump administration would be devastating for the 48 million Americans who face hunger. In Vermont, this would have serious implications on the food security of the 1 in 4 people in our state who turn to the Vermont Foodbank for assistance each [...]

23 05, 2017

Local Organizations Join Bridging for Health

Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by the Georgia Health Policy Center, is pleased to announce the selection of Caledonia & s. Essex Accountable Health Community (CAHC) to participate in this initiative. CAHC is committed to the shared goal of improving the [...]

19 05, 2017

Worthy Kitchen’s Night Before The Night event raises $8,200

Woodstock, VT – The staff of Worthy Kitchen, a craft beer and farm diner in Woodstock, presented the Vermont Foodbank with a check for $8,200 to fight hunger. This donation is the result of their annual Night Before The Night event. For five consecutive years, Worthy Kitchen has brought people together to share a meal, [...]

15 05, 2017

Join us Saturday for the Hearts for Hunger 5K!

Hinesburg, VT—On Saturday, May 20th, 2017, the United Church of Hinesburg will host its fifth annual Hearts for Hunger 5K/1K Fun Run & Walk fundraiser to benefit the Vermont Foodbank’s BackPack Program. This annual fun run is a highlight for the Vermont Foodbank each year and for everyone who is committed to ensuring that all [...]

12 05, 2017

Long Trail Brewing, Hannaford and Farrell Distributing help Vermont Foodbank fight hunger

May 12th, 2017, Barre, VT- Last week, representatives from Long Trail Brewing Company and Farrell Distributing visited the Vermont Foodbank to present a check for $12,285 to fight hunger in Vermont. During July and December 2016, Long Trail Brewing Company donated $1 for every case of Long Trail sold at Hannaford Supermarkets throughout New England. [...]

2 05, 2017

It’s All Connected, a post from CEO John Sayles

  With the uncertainty surrounding future funding prospects for a whole range of government programs (housing, food, health care, employment training, etc.), it is important to remember that the Vermont Foodbank and our partner food shelves, meal sites and shelters are the fallback resource for our neighbors without the money to make ends meet. Some [...]