Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles joined host Dennis McMahon on Positively Vermont last week to talk a about hunger in Vermont, the work that the Foodbank does, and how people can access fresh food throughout the state.
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently donated a total of $25,000 to Vermont Foodbank as part of the foundation’s commitment to strengthening the community.
Lisa is a veteran living in Rutland who recently had a stroke. She couldn’t work while rehabilitating and was struggling to make ends meet. Thanks to your generous support, she could turn to the Vermont Foodbank for help.
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This post is by Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan. Each year Attorney General Donovan's office leads the Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive, which brings together law firms and lawyers from around the state to participate in a friendly competition that works to solve hunger in Vermont. The Attorney General has written this piece as a kick-off for the start of the annual food drive.
Lottie is a single mom living in Concord, Vermont. For Lottie, challenges with transportation and affordable childcare have made it difficult to make enough money to afford food. Despite working, she doesn't make enough to cover her basic needs, but is making too much to qualify for many assistance programs.