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1007, 2017

Vermont children face increased risk of hunger during summer months

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: About Hunger|0 Comments

Though many students eagerly await summer, millions of children in America may be dreading summertime because it means long, hot days without enough food. Nationally, more than 22 million children [...]

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 [...]

2305, 2017

Local Organizations Join Bridging for Health

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and led by the Georgia Health Policy Center, is pleased to announce the [...]