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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
13 09, 2018

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs

2019-03-08T13:51:33-04:00

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs September 13th, 2018 - Barre, VT- Currently, Congress is considering the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) as they look to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The decisions they make [...]

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs2019-03-08T13:51:33-04:00
19 07, 2017

Real life superheroes

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

July 19th, 2017 In Vermont, it is easy to relax and enjoy the nature and opportunities surrounding us. But for some of our neighbors it’s not easy at all. Over 153,000 children, parents, seniors and individuals struggle with hunger in our Green Mountain State. Being hungry is devastating, and for some of us, it is [...]

Real life superheroes2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00
14 07, 2017

Michael and Andrew Ride to Fight Hunger

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

This inspiring guest blog was written by 15- and 13-year-olds, Michael and Andrew Hyde. They planned their own DIY fundraising bike ride to help the Vermont Foodbank end hunger. Hi, our names are Michael and Andrew Hyde. We were both born and raised in New York City. We have been traveling to Vermont since we were [...]

Michael and Andrew Ride to Fight Hunger2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00
3 09, 2015

September is Hunger Action Month

2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00

Hunger-relief organizations encourage the public to join Hunger Action Month this September and support the 49 million people who struggle with hunger in America The Vermont Foodbank, a member of  the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action Month – a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action [...]

September is Hunger Action Month2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
8 08, 2015

What if other countries wanted to help?

2017-11-08T16:16:01-04:00

This is a post from John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO. How does the U.S. compare to other countries when it comes to hunger? Not just Germany (or other “social democratic” countries), but China or Slovenia? Not so well, it turns out. Share our Strength, a national anti-hunger organization has developed some provocative ads that turn [...]

What if other countries wanted to help?2017-11-08T16:16:01-04:00