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1907, 2017

Real life superheroes

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Donors & Donations, Events, Take Action, Volunteers & Volunteer Opportunities|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

1407, 2017

Michael and Andrew Ride to Fight Hunger

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Donors & Donations, Take Action|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

2006, 2017

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases, Vermont Foodbank Programs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and the Vermont Foodbank are thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Chef Instructor for the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) [...]

1506, 2017

Vermont has nation’s fifth largest gap between wages and housing costs, a post from CEO John Sayles

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Posts from CEO John Sayles|Tags: , |0 Comments

Data and graphic from the National Low Income Housing Coalition's Out of Reach 2017 Report The 2017 Out of Reach report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition [...]

706, 2017

Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: Donors & Donations, Press Releases|Tags: , |0 Comments

Barre, VT (June 7th, 2017) – The Vermont Foodbank today announced a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to fund the infrastructure that will ultimately help the Foodbank’s partner agencies [...]

2405, 2017

Proposed federal budget would be a serious setback in the fight against hunger

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: About Hunger, Headline News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

BARRE, May 24th, 2017 –The fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposed by the Trump administration would be devastating for the 48 million Americans who face hunger. In Vermont, this would [...]