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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.
22 09, 2017

VSECU takes on the Point to Point to Fight Hunger in Vermont

The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, continues to raise needed funds for hungry Vermonters Montpelier, VT, September 22, 2017 – One in four Vermonters struggles with food insecurity and today as part of Hunger Action Month, VSECU expanded their commitment to help meet the needs of hungry Vermonters by announcing their adoption of the [...]

14 09, 2017

Ocean State Job Lot Donates 8 Million Pounds of Food

September 14th truck convoy kicks off annual delivery of 10.4 million meals to 19 Food Banks and pantries throughout Northeast Barre, VT, September 14th, 2017 – Ocean State Job Lot, a 127-store discount retail chain headquartered in North Kingstown, R.I. and now in its 40th anniversary year, announces the 2017 Ocean State Job Lot Charitable [...]

1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

Barre, VT – Sept. 1, 2017 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that [...]

30 08, 2017

Michael and Andrew Ride to Fight Hunger update!

August 30th, 2017 - Now that Michael and Andrew Hyde have finished their Ride to Fight Hunger, it's time for an update! Michael and Andrew Hyde finishing the Harpoon Point to Point 50 Mile Ride 15 and 13-year-olds Michael and Andrew Hyde spent their summer vacation fundraising to fight hunger through epic long-distance [...]

18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

August 17th, 2017 – The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. produced by Feeding America and released in partnership with the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH). The report shows that nationally, 5.4 million [...]

17 08, 2017

Rejecting what seeks to divide us, a post from CEO John Sayles

August 17th, 2017 - Talking about the events in Charlottesville, the President’s comments, and the commentary feels imperative right now. Much has been said and written that doesn’t need repeating. My focus is on how this relates to the Vermont Foodbank’s work and the neighbors we serve. The actions of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other [...]