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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.
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 [...]

1 08, 2017

Kroll Bond Rating Agency forgoes spending money on swag, donates to Vermont Foodbank instead

August 1, 2017– Today Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced that they will be making a donation of $2,500 to the Vermont Foodbank to help the organization fight hunger in the Burlington area. KBRA will be coming to Vermont in August to attend the Vermont Captive Insurance Association’s Annual Conference. They will make this donation [...]

19 07, 2017

Real life superheroes

July 19th, 2017 In Vermont, it is easy to relax and enjoy the nature and opportunities surrounding us. But for some of our neighbors it’s not easy at all. Over 153,000 children, parents, seniors and individuals struggle with hunger in our Green Mountain State. Being hungry is devastating, and for some of us, it is [...]

14 07, 2017

Michael and Andrew Ride to Fight Hunger

This inspiring guest blog was written by 15- and 13-year-olds, Michael and Andrew Hyde. They planned their own DIY fundraising bike ride to help the Vermont Foodbank end hunger. Hi, our names are Michael and Andrew Hyde. We were both born and raised in New York City. We have been traveling to Vermont since we were [...]