/Press Releases
25 01, 2019

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

2019-01-25T11:17:46-04:00

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 Workers2019-01-25T11:17:46-04:00
26 11, 2018

VPR and the Vermont Foodbank join forces for Giving Tuesday

2018-11-26T14:26:18-04:00

VPR and the Vermont Foodbank join forces for Giving Tuesday Tomorrow marks the Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that arose in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This celebration of philanthropy taking place on Tuesday, November 27 gives people an opportunity to turn their holiday spirit in the direction of their neighbors [...]

VPR and the Vermont Foodbank join forces for Giving Tuesday2018-11-26T14:26:18-04:00
7 09, 2018

Pick apples for a cause this Hunger Action Month

2018-09-06T10:57:47-04:00

Pick apples for a cause this Hunger Action Month September is National Hunger Action Month, and here in Vermont local apple orchards are teaming up with the Vermont Foodbank to give Vermonters a fun way to take action. In partnership with sponsors, Target and Front Porch Forum, and 18 local apple orchards, the Vermont Foodbank [...]

Pick apples for a cause this Hunger Action Month2018-09-06T10:57:47-04:00
1 09, 2018

September is Hunger Action Month!

2018-08-31T11:33:43-04:00

September is Hunger Action Month! Feeding America Network food banks across the country invite you to take action to end hunger BARRE, VT – September 1, 2018 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an [...]

September is Hunger Action Month!2018-08-31T11:33:43-04:00
20 07, 2018

Vermont Foodbank Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

2018-07-20T15:58:52-04:00

Vermont Foodbank Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach Barre, VT – July 20th, 2018 – The Vermont Foodbank today announced an $80,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in Vermont through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) education and outreach. SNAP is the largest federal program [...]

Vermont Foodbank Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach2018-07-20T15:58:52-04:00
8 06, 2018

Vermont Foodbank kicks off new Gleaning Program in Rutland

2018-06-08T09:27:10-04:00

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 Rutland2018-06-08T09:27:10-04:00