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11 01, 2019

The Government Shutdown’s Impact on Hunger in Vermont

2019-03-08T13:48:45-05:00January 11th, 2019|Headline News, Policy|

The Government Shutdown's Impact on Hunger in Vermont January 11th, 2018 – Earlier this week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced they are providing states with funding to continue funding federal nutrition programs through February. The Vermont Foodbank is relieved that important benefits like SNAP, WIC, and school meals will continue until the [...]

22 01, 2018

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger

2018-01-22T09:52:45-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Headline News, Press Releases|

Government shutdown will put extra strain on Vermonters facing hunger January 22nd, 2018, Barre, VT –At 12:01 am on Saturday, January 20th, the federal government shut down after Congress and the Administration were unable to strike a funding deal. One result of the shutdown will be an increase in demand on the charitable food system [...]