/Tag: Bob Aiken
19 08, 2014

Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont

2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00

A new study by the Vermont Foodbank and Feeding America shows that 1 in 4 people, or an estimated 153,000 people, in Vermont turn to food shelves and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. This includes 33,900 children and 26,010 seniors. Download the Executive Summary of Hunger in America for Vermont.  For [...]

Hunger in America Study Reveals Face of Hunger in Vermont2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00
1 07, 2014

Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers VT Food Insecurity Rates

2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00

The annual Map the Meal Gap results show that food insecurity continues to remain high in Vermont. According to the newly released data, 83,630 people in the area are food insecure, which includes 24,530 children. While Vermont falls below the national food-insecurity rate of 15.9 percent, when it comes to child food –insecurity, the rates [...]

Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers VT Food Insecurity Rates2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00