/Tag: Governor Peter Shumlin
25 12, 2014

Report from the Council on Pathways from Poverty


This is an excerpt of the Report to the Governor from the Council on Pathways from Poverty, delivered on November 13, 2014. Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles is a member of this Council. Read the full Council on Pathways from Poverty Report. November 13, 2014 Governor Peter Shumlin 109 State Street, Pavilion Montpelier, VT 05609 [...]

Report from the Council on Pathways from Poverty2017-11-08T16:16:28-04:00
3 06, 2013

Hunger Action Conference [Videos]


The Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference was May 7, 2013. We captured videos of participants, keynote speakers and shining examples. If you weren't able to make it, you can still join the conversation! We asked conference participants what excited them about the Vermont Foodbank Hunger Action Conference, and got cameos from allies at UVM Extension, [...]

Hunger Action Conference [Videos]2017-11-08T16:17:06-04:00
29 05, 2013

Hunger Action Conference [Photos]


On May 7, 300 Vermont Foodbank staff, volunteers, network partners, legislators, activists and citizens gathered in South Burlington for the 2013 Hunger Action Conference.  Photos from the day show inspiring speakers, engaged table discussions, and networking opportunities in spades.  You can keep the conversation going (or join, if you weren't able to make it!) in [...]

Hunger Action Conference [Photos]2017-11-08T16:17:06-04:00
13 02, 2013

Hunger Awareness Day 2013 Recap


Vermont Foodbank staff went to the Vermont State House on Hunger Awareness Day, Feb. 12th, to connect with legislators and to drive home the point that hunger exists in every community in Vermont.  More than 88,000 Vermonters live in poverty (2010).  In 2012, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 8 million pounds of food to [...]

Hunger Awareness Day 2013 Recap2017-11-08T16:17:09-04:00
16 05, 2012

VIDEO: Vermont Foodbank Hunger Conference 2012 Opening & Keynote


As you read last week, the Foodbank's annual hunger conference, presented by National Life Group, was a huge success.  The video below features an introduction from Vermont Foodbank Board Member, Margie Stern as well as full opening remarks from Governor Peter Shumlin, John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO, Mehran Assadi, President & CEO, National Life Group, [...]

VIDEO: Vermont Foodbank Hunger Conference 2012 Opening & Keynote2015-05-06T15:03:23-04:00
10 05, 2012

Hunger Conference Recap


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 [...]

Hunger Conference Recap2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00