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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

2019-01-25T11:17:46-05:00January 25th, 2019|Headline News, Press Releases|

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 [...]

11 01, 2019

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont

2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00January 11th, 2019|Headline News, Policy|

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 [...]