/Tag: BackPack Program
19 05, 2018

Hearts for Hunger 5K

2018-04-25T16:02:54-04:00

  The United Church of Hinesburg will host its sixth annual Hearts for Hunger 5K & 1K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, May 19, 2018 starting at 9 AM. This event raises funds for the Vermont Foodbank’s Backpack Program and has raised nearly $30,000 since it's inception. We hope you will join us for this fun, family-friendly [...]

Hearts for Hunger 5K2018-04-25T16:02:54-04:00
17 02, 2017

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank

2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank Charitable Grant Supports Youth Food Programs, Including Backpack Program   Montpelier, Vermont – A $30,000 grant from the National Life Group Foundation will benefit youth food programs of the Vermont Foodbank. National Life CEO Mehran Assadi, left, and Chairman Thomas MacLeay, right, present a check [...]

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00
29 06, 2016

BackPack Program a Success with Students and Parents

2017-11-08T16:15:45-04:00

The BackPack program, which sends children home from school each week with bags of kid-friendly, nonperishable, vitamin-fortified food from all five food groups, has received positive feedback from parents of students in the program, according to a 2015-2016 school year survey done by the Foodbank. More than 90% of parents said the BackPack program has [...]

BackPack Program a Success with Students and Parents2017-11-08T16:15:45-04:00
8 05, 2016

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Fights Child Hunger in VT

2017-11-08T16:15:47-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank announced today that it has received a $20,000 grant from The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF). In the final year of its three-year, $1,000,000 commitment, The DDBRCF is working closely with Feeding America® member food banks to support child-hunger initiatives nationwide. Nearly 34,000 children face hunger in Vermont each year. [...]

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Fights Child Hunger in VT2017-11-08T16:15:47-04:00
21 10, 2015

Dealer.com Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

2017-11-08T16:15:53-04:00

From L to R: Alex Waskow, Sandra Vishnevsky, Cecilia Telefus, and Heng-Scheng Chuang of Dealer.com build packs for the BackPack Program with John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO (middle). The Vermont Foodbank proudly welcomed several employees from Dealer.com who volunteered for the BackPack Program, a weekend program designed to meet the nutritional needs of [...]

Dealer.com Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program2017-11-08T16:15:53-04:00
23 09, 2015

Back to School with 3SquaresVT Outreach

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank’s 3SquaresVT Outreach team is continuing to expand its services to all eligible Vermonters who need and qualify for this food benefit. As a federally funded program, 3SquaresVT, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program and nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is vital to the subsistence of millions of Americans [...]

Back to School with 3SquaresVT Outreach2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00