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29 05, 2019

New Study Finds 5.4% of Seniors Face Food Insecurity in Vermont

2019-05-29T15:33:24-04:00

Today, as part of Older Americans Month, the Vermont Foodbank announced the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2017, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the United States published by Feeding America.

New Study Finds 5.4% of Seniors Face Food Insecurity in Vermont2019-05-29T15:33:24-04:00
17 05, 2019

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 36,000 Pounds Of Protein To The Vermont Foodbank

2019-05-17T09:21:19-04:00

Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Hannaford Supermarkets joined forces to donate more than 36,000 pounds of protein to the Vermont Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donation, equivalent to more than 144,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across the state of Vermont.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 36,000 Pounds Of Protein To The Vermont Foodbank2019-05-17T09:21:19-04:00
10 05, 2019

Study Shows Children In Vermont More Likely To Face Hunger Than Overall Population

2019-05-10T09:12:30-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report by Feeding America® on food insecurity and the cost of food at both the county and congressional district level. It is the only study that provides food insecurity data at the local level.

Study Shows Children In Vermont More Likely To Face Hunger Than Overall Population2019-05-10T09:12:30-04:00
30 04, 2019

Vermont Foodbank, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Vermont

2019-04-30T13:20:18-04:00

Vermont Foodbank, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Vermont Barre, VT– One in eight Americans in communities across the U.S. struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including 153,000 people in Vermont. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, [...]

Vermont Foodbank, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Vermont2019-04-30T13:20:18-04:00
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