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28 10, 2013

John Sayles Joins Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) in DC, Calling on Congress to Extend – Not Cut – SNAP Benefits

2017-11-08T16:16:57-05:00October 28th, 2013|Events, Posts from CEO John Sayles, Press Releases|

(WASHINGTON) – On November 1st, the temporary benefit boost provided for in the 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act is scheduled to expire and households across the country participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see their monthly benefit sharply reduced. This substantial reduction on November 1st will leave many Americans unsure of [...]

10 05, 2012

Hunger Conference Recap

2017-11-08T16:17:15-05:00May 10th, 2012|Events|

Tuesday, the Vermont Foodbank held its 6th annual hunger conference, Impact Through Innovation, presented by National Life at the Sheraton in Burlington, Vermont. The conference was open to the general public but many of the attendees were network partners--staff and volunteers of the 280 food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers, and after-school programs served [...]