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15 04, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Kathy Prue


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. Kathy Prue has been helping us out four or five days a week for the past [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Week Profile: Kathy Prue2017-11-08T16:16:19-04:00
21 09, 2014

Dead River Company Donates $10,000 to BackPack Program


As the new school year gets underway, the Vermont Foodbank wants to do everything it can to ensure the youth in our communities don’t go hungry. This year, we're getting some help from one local business. Dead River Company is once again showing its commitment to supporting food insecurity with a $10,000 donation to the [...]

Dead River Company Donates $10,000 to BackPack Program2017-11-08T16:16:36-04:00
9 09, 2014

Pick for Your Neighbor


During apple harvest season, individuals, civic groups and companies are encouraged to visit a participating orchard to pick and purchase extra apples for donation to the Vermont Foodbank. Pick for your Neighbor benefits the Vermont Foodbank by increasing the amount of fresh, healthy produce available for distribution to our network partner food shelves and meal [...]

Pick for Your Neighbor2017-11-08T16:16:36-04:00
26 08, 2014

Hunger Action Month for Businesses


Is Your Business Ready to Go Orange? Hunger affects 1 in 7 Vermonters. As individuals, businesses, charities and government, we all have a role to play in getting food to those who are in need.  Partnerships are especially important to fulfilling the Vermont Foodbank’s mission of gathering and sharing quality food so that no one [...]

Hunger Action Month for Businesses2017-11-08T16:16:37-04:00
13 04, 2013

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland


Many Vermont kids rely on school breakfasts, free or reduced lunches and after-school programming for their meals during the week. On the weekends and during vacations, though, a food insecure household may have to stretch its resources even farther with kids at home all day. The Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program helps alleviate childhood hunger during [...]

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00
6 02, 2013

Resources for 100 Meetings for Hunger


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 is Hunger Awareness Day and we're scheduling 100 Meetings for Hunger with Vermont legislators.  Last week, we posted details about how to get involved.  This week, we have some resources for you to use. VERMONT FOODBANK FAST FACTS (download the pdf here) HUNGER IN VERMONT  – FACT SHEET (download the pdf [...]

Resources for 100 Meetings for Hunger2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00