VERMONT FOODBANK OPPOSES CUTS TO HUNGER RELIEF IN HOUSE FARM BILL Joins Rep. Welch in opposing harmful language and putting people facing hunger in Vermont first Attributed to John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO April 16th, 2018 - The Vermont Foodbank expressed dismay, today, at language included in the 2018 Farm Bill by the House Agriculture [...]
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Vermont Farm Bill Coalition needs your signature to help protect federal nutrition programs April 5th, 2018 - This year, the Farm Bill – legislation that touches nearly every way we provide food to communities in this country – is up for reauthorization by Congress. The Farm Bill represents an opportunity to strengthen and improve key [...]
Hannaford donates $80,000 to Vermont Foodbank for child nutrition efforts Funding to support continued operation of VeggieVanGo program, which provides fresh and nutritious produce to schools statewide Hannaford Supermarkets Director of Operations Samara Bushey (second from right) presents Vermont Foodbank officials with a $80,000 donation at the Foodbank’s headquarters in Barre, Vt. The donation [...]
Vermont Foodbank Welcomes Jeffrey Tieman to Board of Directors March 19th, 2018– The Vermont Foodbank’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Jeffrey Tieman, president and CEO of Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS), as a new board member, to serve a three-year term. “Tieman brings a unique perspective from the health care industry that [...]
Congressman Peter Welch joins Citizens Bank and Vermont Foodbank to celebrate new strides in fight against hungeradmin 2018-03-09T14:52:37+00:00
Congressman Peter Welch joins Citizens Bank and Vermont Foodbank to celebrate new strides in fight against hunger March 9th, 2018, Barre, VT – As part of their “Citizens Helping Fight Hunger” initiative, Citizens Bank presented the Vermont Foodbank with a donation toward the lease of a new truck to deliver food to Vermonters facing hunger. [...]
The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters A post by John Sayles, CEO of the Vermont Foodbank February 13, 2018 - Yesterday, the White House released a proposed budget for 2019 that aims to make significant cuts to programs that support millions of Americans; children, seniors and working families. [...]