/Tag: Feeding America
13 09, 2018

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs

2019-03-08T13:51:33-04:00

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs September 13th, 2018 - Barre, VT- Currently, Congress is considering the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) as they look to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The decisions they make [...]

Vermont needs a strong Farm Bill that supports federal nutrition programs2019-03-08T13:51:33-04:00
1 09, 2018

September is Hunger Action Month!

2018-08-31T11:33:43-04:00

September is Hunger Action Month! Feeding America Network food banks across the country invite you to take action to end hunger BARRE, VT – September 1, 2018 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an [...]

September is Hunger Action Month!2018-08-31T11:33:43-04:00
15 11, 2017

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger

2017-11-15T16:02:57-04:00

November 15th, 2017 - Your Vermont Foodbank is closely watching Washington's deliberation on tax cut legislation, and has worked with Feeding America to develop a position that supports people with limited resources and inadequate access to nutritious food, both in Vermont and across the country. We ask you to join us and to add your [...]

Proposed tax cut legislation would make things worse for Vermonters facing hunger2017-11-15T16:02:57-04:00
1 11, 2017

The need, the disconnect, and why more Vermonters are looking for help, a post from CEO John Sayles

2017-11-08T16:15:36-04:00

November 1, 2017- I was recently interviewed by Bob Kinzel of Vermont Public Radio about the reality at food pantries in Vermont and the disconnect between a 2.9% unemployment rate, declining food stamp caseloads and increased use at food pantries and meal sites across the state. You can listen to the full interview here. This disconnect [...]

The need, the disconnect, and why more Vermonters are looking for help, a post from CEO John Sayles2017-11-08T16:15:36-04:00
1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

Barre, VT – Sept. 1, 2017 – This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that [...]

September is Hunger Action Month!2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00
18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

August 17th, 2017 – The Vermont Foodbank announced today the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. produced by Feeding America and released in partnership with the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH). The report shows that nationally, 5.4 million [...]

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00