/Tag: childhood hunger
17 02, 2017

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank

2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank Charitable Grant Supports Youth Food Programs, Including Backpack Program   Montpelier, Vermont – A $30,000 grant from the National Life Group Foundation will benefit youth food programs of the Vermont Foodbank. National Life CEO Mehran Assadi, left, and Chairman Thomas MacLeay, right, present a check [...]

National Life Group Foundation Donates $30,000 to Vermont Foodbank2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00
8 05, 2016

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Fights Child Hunger in VT

2017-11-08T16:15:47-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank announced today that it has received a $20,000 grant from The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF). In the final year of its three-year, $1,000,000 commitment, The DDBRCF is working closely with Feeding America® member food banks to support child-hunger initiatives nationwide. Nearly 34,000 children face hunger in Vermont each year. [...]

The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Fights Child Hunger in VT2017-11-08T16:15:47-04:00
23 09, 2015

Back to School with 3SquaresVT Outreach

2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00

The Vermont Foodbank’s 3SquaresVT Outreach team is continuing to expand its services to all eligible Vermonters who need and qualify for this food benefit. As a federally funded program, 3SquaresVT, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program and nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is vital to the subsistence of millions of Americans [...]

Back to School with 3SquaresVT Outreach2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
5 09, 2015

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program

2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00

First-time gift will provide food for kids in Essex County schools The Vermont Foodbank received a $2,000 grant from Plum Creek in support of the BackPack Program. Started in 2008, the Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program is a weekend nutrition program designed to meet the needs of children struggling with hunger at times when other resources, [...]

Plum Creek Supports Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
25 07, 2015

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs

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

The Newman’s Own Foundation announced in June that they would support the Vermont Foodbank’s youth programs, specifically the BackPack Program and School Food Pantry To-Go, with a gift of $45,000. The Vermont Foodbank’s youth food programs assist struggling, food-insecure, Vermont families with their weekend food needs during the school year. The BackPack Program provides nutritious [...]

Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Vermont Foodbank Youth Programs2017-11-08T16:16:04-04:00
10 07, 2015

Hearts for Hunger Event, a Major Success

2017-11-08T16:16:06-04:00

This is a guest post from Lori P. McKenna, one of the Hearts for Hunger event coordinators. This year's Hearts for Hunger event was a major success! Nisha Hickok, a 9 year old from Hinesburg, teaches us a lot about having a big heart and running for social change! As a member of Girls on the [...]

Hearts for Hunger Event, a Major Success2017-11-08T16:16:06-04:00