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24 05, 2018


Older adults face hunger at a higher rate today than before the great recession despite economic improvements Two-thirds of Food-Insecure Seniors Have Incomes Above Poverty Line  BARRE – May 24, 2018 – The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2016, a study about food insecurity among [...]

13 02, 2018

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters


The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters A post by John Sayles, CEO of the Vermont Foodbank February 13, 2018 - Yesterday, the White House released a proposed budget for 2019 that aims to make significant cuts to programs that support millions of Americans; children, seniors and working families. [...]

The president’s proposed budget would cut key nutrition programs that feed hungry Vermonters2019-03-08T13:54:44-04:00
17 09, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Robert Hackwell


Rob has been a huge help distributing commodity boxes in both Richford and Enosberg Falls. It’s great to know that we can count on him to be there every time and to put his whole heart into the task. He is deeply committed to helping fight hunger and is always looking for ways to help [...]

Volunteer Profile: Robert Hackwell2017-11-08T16:15:57-04:00
30 08, 2015

Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles


Approximately 1,000 Vermonters are turning 65 every month. That’s probably the largest population shift currently taking place, and it will continue for a number of years. John Sayles addresses 300 attendees at the Foodbank's Annual Hunger Conference in Killington, VT on Friday, May 8, 2015. This year's conference focused on the intersection of hunger, [...]

Senior Hunger, a Post from CEO John Sayles2017-11-08T16:15:59-04:00
22 08, 2015

Vermont Foodbank Helps Fight Senior Hunger


The number of older adults is projected to increase over the next decade and continue to rise in the following decade. In 2040, there will be 79.7 million older adults, more than twice as many as in 2000. These changing demographics will have profound impacts on the demand for social services, especially the need for [...]

Vermont Foodbank Helps Fight Senior Hunger2017-11-08T16:16:00-04:00
20 08, 2015

Volunteer Profile: Peter Monaco


Nicole Mitchell, our Volunteer Coordinator, says, "Peter is a delight to have around. It’s wonderful to kick off my Monday mornings with his ever-cheerful energy and eagerness to help." Peter Monaco has been volunteering at the Vermont Foodbank every Monday, for full days, since he started in March. Once a month he also helps distribute [...]

Volunteer Profile: Peter Monaco2017-11-08T16:16:00-04:00