/Press Releases
14 09, 2017

Ocean State Job Lot Donates 8 Million Pounds of Food

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

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 [...]

Ocean State Job Lot Donates 8 Million Pounds of Food 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00

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 [...]

September is Hunger Action Month! 2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00
18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00

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 [...]

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure 2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00
1 08, 2017

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

2017-08-01T13:08:20+00:00

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 [...]

Kroll Bond Rating Agency forgoes spending money on swag, donates to Vermont Foodbank instead 2017-08-01T13:08:20+00:00
20 06, 2017

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor

2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00

Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and the Vermont Foodbank are thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Chef Instructor for the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program in Burlington. Jim Logan brings over 30 years of culinary experience to his position at CEFS.  He was the Chef Instructor for the New [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor 2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00
7 06, 2017

Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food

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

Barre, VT (June 7th, 2017) – The Vermont Foodbank today announced a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to fund the infrastructure that will ultimately help the Foodbank’s partner agencies secure and distribute more nutritious food to families in need. The grant will support investments in the equipment necessary to handle perishable products, such as [...]

Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food 2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00