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17 03, 2017

Burlington Free Press and Hannaford Supermarkets help the Vermont Foodbank fight hunger

2017-11-08T16:15:39-04:00

  Burlington, VT –Last week representatives from the Burlington Free Press and Hannaford Supermarkets celebrated a successful campaign by presenting the Vermont Foodbank with a check for $3,200. This is the result of their recent campaign that ran from October 2016 through January 2017. During this time, the Burlington Free Press donated two dollars for each [...]

Burlington Free Press and Hannaford Supermarkets help the Vermont Foodbank fight hunger2017-11-08T16:15:39-04:00
27 02, 2013

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty

2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00

If Congress does not take bipartisan action on the federal budget this week, “sequestration” (DC-speak for deep, mandatory budget cuts) will go into effect.   The budget cuts amount to $85 billion and will have disturbing effects on the economy, the nation’s poor, and the work of the Vermont Foodbank. In Mother Jones, Erica Eichelberger  (“12 Ways the [...]

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00