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25 12, 2014

Report from the Council on Pathways from Poverty

2017-11-08T16:16:28-05:00December 25th, 2014|About Hunger, Posts from CEO John Sayles, Press Releases|

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 [...]

27 02, 2013

Sequestration forces more Vermonters into poverty

2017-11-08T16:17:09-05:00February 27th, 2013|Take Action|

If Congress does not take bipartisan action on the federal budget this week, “sequestration” (DC-speak for deep, mandatory budget cuts) will go into effect.   The budget cuts amount to $85 billion and will have disturbing effects on the economy, the nation’s poor, and the work of the Vermont Foodbank. In Mother Jones, Erica Eichelberger  (“12 Ways the [...]