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27 02, 2013

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty

2017-11-08T16:17:09-05:00February 27th, 2013|Take Action|

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 [...]

16 01, 2013

Letter: Childhood Hunger in Vermont

2013-10-09T08:06:53-04:00January 16th, 2013|About Hunger|

The following letter ran in Monday’s Valley News. Childhood hunger is real–this year the Vermont Foodbank will provide food for as many as 86,000 Vermonters, 34% of whom are children under the age of 18.  Learn more about childhood hunger and what the Vermont Foodbank is doing to ensure all our children [...]