/Tag: hunger
16 12, 2016

Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations

2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00

Below is a statement from the National Anti-Hunger Organizations. The Vermont Foodbank will continue working to ensure the 153,000 people who turn to us for help, our friends and neighbors in Vermont, have the food they need to reach their full potential.  "Our organizations, which make up the National Anti-Hunger Organizations, are committed to ensuring [...]

Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations2017-11-08T16:15:40-04:00
20 12, 2015

Governor’s Pathways from Poverty Council Releases Report/Recommendations

2017-11-08T16:15:48-04:00

Anti-Poverty advocates say they have a way to help end homelessness for the price of a cup of coffee. That’s just one of the new initiatives released today by Governor Shumlin’s Council on Pathways from Poverty. The plan would create a $2 per night occupancy fee to generate $12 million in new revenue to pay [...]

Governor’s Pathways from Poverty Council Releases Report/Recommendations2017-11-08T16:15:48-04:00
12 12, 2015

Top 5 Reasons the Vermont Foodbank is Your 3SquaresVT Resource

2017-11-08T16:15:49-04:00

Today's blog is by Shane Collins, 3SquaresVT Outreach Coordinator.  Those of us who call ourselves “Vermonters” are a different breed than the rest of America. We’re self-sufficient. Many of us grow our own vegetables, heat our homes with the wood we cut, and make breakfast from the eggs of the hens we raised from chicks. [...]

Top 5 Reasons the Vermont Foodbank is Your 3SquaresVT Resource2017-11-08T16:15:49-04:00