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15 11, 2017

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

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

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 hunger 2017-11-15T16:02:57+00:00
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+00:00

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 Sayles 2017-11-08T16:15:36+00:00
1 09, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month!

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

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+00:00
18 08, 2017

New study shows 7.5% of older Vermonters are food insecure

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

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 insecure 2017-11-08T16:15:37+00:00
7 06, 2017

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

2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00

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 [...]

Vermont Foodbank Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food 2017-11-08T16:15:38+00:00
1 09, 2016

September is Hunger Action Month

2017-11-08T16:15:42+00:00

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, [...]

September is Hunger Action Month 2017-11-08T16:15:42+00:00