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25 01, 2019

Capstone Community Action and Network of Service Providers to Provide Emergency Food and Heating Assistance to Furloughed Government Workers

2019-01-25T11:17:46-05:00

Capstone Community Action and Network of Service Providers to Provide Emergency Food and Heating Assistance to Furloughed Government Workers (BARRE, VT, January 23, 2019) Capstone Community Action announced today that it will immediately begin providing emergency food and heating assistance to furloughed workers in central Vermont who are struggling to meet their basic needs due [...]

Capstone Community Action and Network of Service Providers to Provide Emergency Food and Heating Assistance to Furloughed Government Workers2019-01-25T11:17:46-05:00
11 01, 2019

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont

2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00

The Government Shutdown's Impact on Hunger in Vermont January 11th, 2018 – Earlier this week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced they are providing states with funding to continue funding federal nutrition programs through February. The Vermont Foodbank is relieved that important benefits like SNAP, WIC, and school meals will continue until the [...]

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00
14 12, 2018

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement

2019-03-08T13:49:55-05:00

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement that Protects SNAP and Keeps Food on the Table for Vermonters Struggling Against Hunger 12/14/18 – On Wednesday, Congress overwhelmingly passed a strong, bipartisan Farm Bill that protects the federal nutrition programs and supports our farmers and agricultural economy. The bill that passed is a testament to nearly [...]

Vermont Anti-Hunger Organizations Applaud Farm Bill Agreement2019-03-08T13:49:55-05:00
13 02, 2018

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters

2019-03-08T13:54:44-05:00

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. [...]

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters2019-03-08T13:54:44-05:00
22 01, 2018

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger

2018-01-22T09:52:45-05:00

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger January 22nd, 2018, Barre, VT –At 12:01 am on Saturday, January 20th, the federal government shut down after Congress and the Administration were unable to strike a funding deal. One result of the shutdown will be an increase in demand on the charitable food system [...]

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger2018-01-22T09:52:45-05:00
18 12, 2017

New tax plan limits funds and support for food insecure Vermonters, a post by CEO John Sayles

2017-12-18T16:20:24-05:00

December 18th, 2017 - Today is Monday, December 18, 2017 and it looks like the new tax plan will become law. There is a lot we don’t know, as the bill was publicly released just last Friday, and is extremely long and complex. The general outlines, however, are pretty clear and much analysis is being [...]

New tax plan limits funds and support for food insecure Vermonters, a post by CEO John Sayles2017-12-18T16:20:24-05:00