/Tag: Canaan
2 07, 2013

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation

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

For a fifth summer, the Vermont Foodbank is sponsoring Summer Food Service Program sites in underserved communities in Vermont.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided to children up to age 18 in the towns of Canaan, Morgan, Holland, Charleston, and Brighton. The sites will also offer a variety of enrichment programing, ranging from drama and [...]

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation2017-11-08T16:17:04-04:00
29 08, 2012

Part 4: A Summer to Remember

2017-11-08T16:17:12-04:00

As the summer winds down and the Summer Food Service site's program in Canaan is wrapping up, some of the children are busy getting ready to put on plays based on their favorite books. Others are doing activities like playing Duck, Duck, Goose using a sponge and water to choose their pursuer or running around a huge [...]

Part 4: A Summer to Remember2017-11-08T16:17:12-04:00
8 08, 2012

Fun, Learning, and Two Nutritious Meals a Day

2017-11-08T16:17:13-04:00

This week's blog was written by Vermont Foodbank Ambassador Jane M. Vossler.  Jane has been working with the Vermont Foodbank on a number of important projects, including Hunger 101 and Summer Food Service Program.  Recently, Jane spent the day in Canaan, Vermont, visiting one of our Summer Food Service sites. Maja, who will be entering fourth grade in [...]

Fun, Learning, and Two Nutritious Meals a Day2017-11-08T16:17:13-04:00
20 06, 2012

SUMMER SERIES, Part 2: School Has Ended and So Has My Breakfast and Lunch. When Will I Eat Again?

2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00

School has ended and so has breakfast and lunch for some children. Many children aren’t planning fun summer adventures or trips with friends. They’re wondering when they’ll be able to eat again. Every summer 2.3 million children receive free nutritious meals through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) nationwide. It is expected that 4,950 meals [...]

SUMMER SERIES, Part 2: School Has Ended and So Has My Breakfast and Lunch. When Will I Eat Again?2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00
30 05, 2012

SUMMER SERIES, Part 1: Summer is Here

2013-02-05T13:59:48-04:00

Summer is here, and for thousands of kids in Vermont the meals they receive through school breakfast and lunch programs are the only ones they can count on during the school year. One in 5 Vermont children, under the age of 18, struggles with hunger. Imagine those children during the summer months not knowing when they’ll be able [...]

SUMMER SERIES, Part 1: Summer is Here2013-02-05T13:59:48-04:00