Meet Teresa’s Family Teresa has had to make difficult decisions around food, especially during the summer when her kids can’t rely on school meals. This is her story. “I work full time to support my two children […] We receive food stamps, but even with them and my income, we usually run out of food [...]
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.
UVM student interns help the Foodbank harvest fresh, local food to share with Vermonters in need Over the past three years, the Vermont Foodbank has collaborated with the University of Vermont (UVM) to host ten interns to support our work in Chittenden County. The internship is a unique opportunity for students to learn first-hand about [...]
Meet Three Kids from Bennington, VT Three young siblings ride their bikes to get fresh food for their family. Emily works at the Vermont Foodbank harvesting fresh produce at local farms and sharing it with neighbors in need along with nutrition information. Emily supports our neighbors at monthly VeggieVanGo fresh produce events at local schools [...]
Vermont Foodbank Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreachadmin 2018-07-20T15:58:52+00:00
Vermont Foodbank Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach Barre, VT – July 20th, 2018 – The Vermont Foodbank today announced an $80,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in Vermont through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) education and outreach. SNAP is the largest federal program [...]
Meet Candace Candace is a mother, a daughter, and a wife in Rutland County, Vermont. This is her story. My parents worked their entire lives, but through no fault of their own they’ve been left with only a small, fixed income. Consequently, it’s fallen on my family to help provide for them. My husband works [...]
As summer begins and school lunches end, one in four kids in Vermont are at risk of hunger With schools letting out and summer break beginning, kids throughout the state are preparing to spend their days playing in the sun, swimming in lakes, and packing as much fun into the long, sunny days as possible. [...]