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1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

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 [...]

18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

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 [...]

7 06, 2017

Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food

Barre, VT (June 7th, 2017) – The Vermont Foodbank today announced a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to fund the infrastructure that will ultimately help the Foodbank’s partner agencies secure and distribute more nutritious food to families in need. The grant will support investments in the equipment necessary to handle perishable products, such as [...]

1 09, 2016

September is Hunger Action Month

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 48 million Americans, including 15 million children, [...]

6 07, 2016

Foodbank CEO Appointed to Feeding America Board of Directors

John Sayles, the Vermont Foodbank CEO, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of Feeding America. He currently sits on the Feeding America Policy Engagement and Advocacy Committee which develops national policy direction for the organizations nationwide network of food banks. Feeding America is the largest domestic hunger-relief in the [...]

17 10, 2015

How the Feeding America Network Delivers Food Assistance

The Vermont Foodbank is a member of Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. With a network of 200 member food banks across the country, Feeding America supplies more the 3 billion pounds of food and grocery products annually.  Below, we offer an excerpt from Hunger in America, the largest study of charitable food [...]