/Press Releases
2 10, 2017

Visit your local orchard to Pick For Your Neighbor

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 [...]

22 09, 2017

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

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 [...]

14 09, 2017

Ocean State Job Lot Donates 8 Million Pounds of Food

September 14th truck convoy kicks off annual delivery of 10.4 million meals to 19 Food Banks and pantries throughout Northeast Barre, VT, September 14th, 2017 – Ocean State Job Lot, a 127-store discount retail chain headquartered in North Kingstown, R.I. and now in its 40th anniversary year, announces the 2017 Ocean State Job Lot Charitable [...]

1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

Barre, VT – Sept. 1, 2017 – 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 end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that [...]

18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

August 17th, 2017 – The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. produced by Feeding America and released in partnership with the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH). The report shows that nationally, 5.4 million [...]

1 08, 2017

Kroll Bond Rating Agency forgoes spending money on swag, donates to Vermont Foodbank instead

August 1, 2017– Today Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced that they will be making a donation of $2,500 to the Vermont Foodbank to help the organization fight hunger in the Burlington area. KBRA will be coming to Vermont in August to attend the Vermont Captive Insurance Association’s Annual Conference. They will make this donation [...]