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13 02, 2018

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

2018-02-13T15:01:39+00:00

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 Vermonters 2018-02-13T15:01:39+00:00
22 01, 2018

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger

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

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 hunger 2018-01-22T09:52:45+00:00
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+00:00

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 Sayles 2017-12-18T16:20:24+00:00
15 11, 2017

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger

2017-11-15T16:02:57+00:00

November 15th, 2017 - Your Vermont Foodbank is closely watching Washington's deliberation on tax cut legislation, and has worked with Feeding America to develop a position that supports people with limited resources and inadequate access to nutritious food, both in Vermont and across the country. We ask you to join us and to add your [...]

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger 2017-11-15T16:02:57+00:00
17 08, 2017

Rejecting what seeks to divide us, a post from CEO John Sayles

2017-08-17T16:30:47+00:00

August 17th, 2017 - Talking about the events in Charlottesville, the President’s comments, and the commentary feels imperative right now. Much has been said and written that doesn’t need repeating. My focus is on how this relates to the Vermont Foodbank’s work and the neighbors we serve. The actions of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other [...]

Rejecting what seeks to divide us, a post from CEO John Sayles 2017-08-17T16:30:47+00:00
24 05, 2017

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

2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00

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 have serious implications on the food security of the 1 in 4 people in our state who turn to the Vermont Foodbank for assistance each [...]

Proposed federal budget would be a serious setback in the fight against hunger 2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00