/Tragedy leads to hunger
9 09, 2015

More seniors are going hungry

2017-11-08T16:15:58-05:00

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Reprinted with permission It wasn’t until the Maffuccis found themselves living on cups of coffee, and coffee alone, that they finally called a food pantry for help. The couple had sold their suburban New Jersey home where they had raised three children and set out to pursue the glossy [...]

More seniors are going hungry2017-11-08T16:15:58-05:00
15 11, 2014

Vermont Foodbank Partners with American Red Cross

2017-11-08T16:16:33-05:00

The Vermont Foodbank and the American Red Cross are proud to partner on a Home Fire Preparedness & Safety Campaign with the goal of reducing the number of deaths and injuries caused by fire. When the Foodbank was approached by the American Red Cross to see if we would help, it didn’t take long to [...]

Vermont Foodbank Partners with American Red Cross2017-11-08T16:16:33-05:00
4 06, 2013

Building 3SquaresVT

2017-11-08T16:17:05-05:00

Imagine for a moment that you’ve been working in a factory for almost forty years. You make enough money to get by: you buy a house, raise a family, and volunteer at the local food shelf. But money is always tight. Saving money for retirement or a vacation is out of the question. Then tragedy [...]

Building 3SquaresVT2017-11-08T16:17:05-05:00
28 08, 2012

One Year Post Irene

2017-11-08T16:17:13-05:00

In the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, the Vermont Foodbank heard from thousands of concerned individuals and businesses, looking to support Vermonters in need of food. More than 500,000 pounds of food was received and distributed in direct response to Irene.  The Foodbank received support from food banks throughout the region and as far as [...]

One Year Post Irene2017-11-08T16:17:13-05:00
2 05, 2011

Tragedy Leads to Hunger

2017-11-08T16:17:18-05:00

The recent tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest and South are an unmitigated tragedy, and it is wonderful to see the offers of help and acts of kindness to alleviate the suffering of all those touched by the events. My heart goes out to all the people who have lost family and friends and the [...]

Tragedy Leads to Hunger2017-11-08T16:17:18-05:00