/Tag: BackPack Program
5 09, 2015

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

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

First-time gift will provide food for kids in Essex County schools The Vermont Foodbank received a $2,000 grant from Plum Creek in support of the BackPack Program. Started in 2008, the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program is a weekend nutrition program designed to meet the needs of children struggling with hunger at times when other resources, [...]

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
25 07, 2015

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs

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

The Newman’s Own Foundation announced in June that they would support the Vermont Foodbank’s youth programs, specifically the BackPack Program and School Food Pantry To-Go, with a gift of $45,000. The Vermont Foodbank’s youth food programs assist struggling, food-insecure, Vermont families with their weekend food needs during the school year. The BackPack Program provides nutritious [...]

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs2017-11-08T16:16:04-04:00
10 07, 2015

Hearts for Hunger Event, a Major Success

2017-11-08T16:16:06-04:00

This is a guest post from Lori P. McKenna, one of the Hearts for Hunger event coordinators. This year's Hearts for Hunger event was a major success! Nisha Hickok, a 9 year old from Hinesburg, teaches us a lot about having a big heart and running for social change! As a member of Girls on the [...]

Hearts for Hunger Event, a Major Success2017-11-08T16:16:06-04:00
27 06, 2015

Vermont Mutual Gives Back and Gets Involved

2017-11-08T16:16:07-04:00

This is a guest post from our friends at Vermont Mutual Insurance Group. Vermont Foodbank supporters for the past 13 years, they have steadily increased their staff involvement and financial investment in the fight against hunger and we are delighted to have them join us in alleviating hunger in Vermont. We are thrilled to have [...]

Vermont Mutual Gives Back and Gets Involved2017-11-08T16:16:07-04:00
2 05, 2015

Hearts for Hunger 5K Raises Funds for Hungry Kids

2017-11-08T16:16:14-04:00

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, the United Church of Hinesburg will host its 3rd annual 5K/1K Fun Run & Walk fundraiser to benefit the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program. The Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program was started in 2008 in an effort to provide a reliable source of nutritious food for youth over the weekend or during [...]

Hearts for Hunger 5K Raises Funds for Hungry Kids2017-11-08T16:16:14-04:00
12 04, 2015

National Life Group Execs Volunteer, Challenge Other Companies

2017-11-08T16:16:20-04:00

National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 12-18. We'd like to take this opportunity - on the blog, with social media, in person and at our facilities - to thank the volunteers that help us serve our neighbors in need. To kick off the week on the blog, we thought there would be no better way [...]

National Life Group Execs Volunteer, Challenge Other Companies2017-11-08T16:16:20-04:00