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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.
21 11, 2017

In response to the question of “double dipping”, a post by CEO John Sayles

2017-11-21T17:03:45+00:00

November 21, 2017 - Our neighbors who visit any of the 120 food shelves around Vermont are trying their best to reach their full human potential. Some of you may have seen a piece on Channel 3, WCAX News, exploring viewers' questions about giving to local food shelves and whether visitors to the 120 food [...]

In response to the question of “double dipping”, a post by CEO John Sayles 2017-11-21T17:03:45+00:00
15 11, 2017

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger

2017-11-15T16:02:57+00:00

November 15th, 2017 - Your Vermont Foodbank is closely watching Washington's deliberation on tax cut legislation, and has worked with Feeding America to develop a position that supports people with limited resources and inadequate access to nutritious food, both in Vermont and across the country. We ask you to join us and to add your [...]

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger 2017-11-15T16:02:57+00:00
7 11, 2017

Celebrating the local businesses that make our communities strong, a post from CEO John Sayles

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

November 7th, 2017 - I'd like to take a few words to celebrate our local community businesses. I do this not only because of the financial and volunteer support they provide, which is significant, but also because of the bedrock these businesses provide for the neighbors we serve. It is the small independent businesses, that [...]

Celebrating the local businesses that make our communities strong, a post from CEO John Sayles 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
1 11, 2017

The need, the disconnect, and why more Vermonters are looking for help, a post from CEO John Sayles

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

November 1, 2017- I was recently interviewed by Bob Kinzel of Vermont Public Radio about the reality at food pantries in Vermont and the disconnect between a 2.9% unemployment rate, declining food stamp caseloads and increased use at food pantries and meal sites across the state. You can listen to the full interview here. This disconnect [...]

The need, the disconnect, and why more Vermonters are looking for help, a post from CEO John Sayles 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
5 10, 2017

Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces close of first annual “Lawyers Fighting Hunger” food drive

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

October 5th, 2017 - Following the close of a two-week campaign for donations, Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced the completion of the 1st Annual “Lawyers Fighting Hunger” food drive.” The Lawyers Fighting Hunger food drive is a collaboration between the Office of the Attorney General, the Vermont Bar Association (VBA) and the Vermont Foodbank. [...]

Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces close of first annual “Lawyers Fighting Hunger” food drive 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
2 10, 2017

Visit your local orchard to Pick For Your Neighbor

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

Woodchuck Hard Cider employees picked more than 2,000 pounds of apples to donate to the Vermont Foodbank through Pick For Your Neighbor. October 2nd, 2017 - Now that apple season is at its peak, the Vermont Foodbank’s Pick for Your Neighbor program is in full swing at 16 participating orchards throughout Vermont, with [...]

Visit your local orchard to Pick For Your Neighbor 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00