/Press Releases
8 06, 2018

Vermont Foodbank kicks off new Gleaning Program in Rutland

2018-06-08T09:27:10+00:00

Rutland, VT—As the days get longer and warmer, home gardens and local farm fields are beginning to fill up with fresh produce – the growing season is underway. And with it, the Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning teams are taking to the fields to harvest surplus fresh food for people struggling to afford it. Gleaning is the [...]

Vermont Foodbank kicks off new Gleaning Program in Rutland 2018-06-08T09:27:10+00:00
5 04, 2018

Hannaford donates $80,000 to Vermont Foodbank for child nutrition efforts

2018-04-05T15:31:07+00:00

Hannaford donates $80,000 to Vermont Foodbank for child nutrition efforts Funding to support continued operation of VeggieVanGo program, which provides fresh and nutritious produce to schools statewide Hannaford Supermarkets Director of Operations Samara Bushey (second from right) presents Vermont Foodbank officials with a $80,000 donation at the Foodbank’s headquarters in Barre, Vt. The donation [...]

Hannaford donates $80,000 to Vermont Foodbank for child nutrition efforts 2018-04-05T15:31:07+00:00
19 03, 2018

Vermont Foodbank Welcomes Jeffrey Tieman to Board of Directors

2018-03-19T16:21:06+00:00

Vermont Foodbank Welcomes Jeffrey Tieman to Board of Directors March 19th, 2018– The Vermont Foodbank’s Board of Directors unanimously elected Jeffrey Tieman, president and CEO of Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS),  as a new board member, to serve a three-year term. “Tieman brings a unique perspective from the health care industry that [...]

Vermont Foodbank Welcomes Jeffrey Tieman to Board of Directors 2018-03-19T16:21:06+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
2 10, 2017

Visit your local orchard to Pick For Your Neighbor

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

Woodchuck Hard Cider employees picked more than 2,000 pounds of apples to donate to the Vermont Foodbank through Pick For Your Neighbor. October 2nd, 2017 - Now that apple season is at its peak, the Vermont Foodbank’s Pick for Your Neighbor program is in full swing at 16 participating orchards throughout Vermont, with [...]

Visit your local orchard to Pick For Your Neighbor 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
22 09, 2017

VSECU takes on the Point to Point to Fight Hunger in Vermont

2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00

The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, continues to raise needed funds for hungry Vermonters Montpelier, VT, September 22, 2017 – One in four Vermonters struggles with hunger and today as part of Hunger Action Month, VSECU expanded their commitment to help meet the needs of hungry Vermonters by announcing their adoption of the Point [...]

VSECU takes on the Point to Point to Fight Hunger in Vermont 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00