/Tag: Barre
17 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Robert Hackwell

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

Rob has been a huge help distributing commodity boxes in both Richford and Enosberg Falls. It’s great to know that we can count on him to be there every time and to put his whole heart into the task. He is deeply committed to helping fight hunger and is always looking for ways to help [...]

Volunteer Profile: Robert Hackwell2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
23 07, 2015

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale

2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00

One of the Vermont Foodbank’s most important, impactful goals is to increase the amount of fresh produce that we distribute statewide. Last year, we distributed 41% more produce than the year before, and this year we have further increased our distribution by another 60%. We are on our way to achieving our goal of 2 [...]

Produce Drops: Distributing Fresh Food Quickly and to Scale2017-11-08T16:16:05-04:00
26 05, 2015

Helping Families Access Food Where They Live

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

With the onset of spring, the Vermont Foodbank has begun thinking about summer and what that means for the 153,000 Vermonters who turn to us for help each year. Many of the households whose members visit our food shelves and meal sites throughout the year include school-aged children—many of whom will soon be out of [...]

Helping Families Access Food Where They Live2017-11-08T16:16:11-04:00
8 05, 2015

Vermont Foodbank Staff Profile: Patrick Gilbert

2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00

We like featuring our colleagues at the Vermont Foodbank here on the blog. If you've called or visited the Vermont Foodbank in Barre,you've probably spoken with our next featured guest. In fact, if you live anywhere in central Vermont, it's likely you've met or know Patrick Gilbert our Receptionist. Here's his story... I am the [...]

Vermont Foodbank Staff Profile: Patrick Gilbert2017-11-08T16:16:13-04:00
17 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis

2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00

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. Eva Loomis has been a volunteer with the Foodbank since last fall and has really been [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Eva Loomis2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00
16 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Charity Pratt

2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00

Charity Pratt has been volunteering for the Vermont Foodbank once a week for the last five years. She has volunteered over 360 hours with us! Her dedication to helping us fight hunger is incredible. It’s great to know that we can rely on her every week to be here making a difference in people’s lives. [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Charity Pratt2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00